Children’s Sunday School
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Here is advice from Shine on nurturing faith in children for both parents and Sunday School teachers.
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Sunday School for Two-Year-Olds
Wee Wonder: Sharing God’s Love With Twos, by Chrissie Walls and Lori Steiner Jans, introduces your youngest Sunday School children to God through song, action rhymes, Bible stories and responsive play. This age-appropriate curriculum has 12 modules and a total of 52 sessions such as We Come To Church, God Made The World, Jesus Is Born and God Is With Us. The sessions, which can be used interchangeably or consecutively throughout the year, include Bible stories, pictures and take-home activity pages; the curriculum also includes a leader’s guide, music CD, Bible stories, pictures, and take-home activity pages. You can buy extra take-home pages, the complete boxed set, or just the Leader’s Guide.
Stewardship lessons for kids
Vacation Bible School
Through worship and drama, Bible study, nature-themed art projects and snacks, active games and fun science explorations, children will discover God’s love for all creation.
The starter kit from Shine comes with everything you need to implement an engaging, Bible-based, creation-focused VBS program no matter your setting. Materials have been developed with urban churches in mind.
The starter kit includes: Two copies of Director Guide; Worship & Drama guide; guide for active games, Bible activities, art and science activities, and the early childhood leader guides. One copy of Early Childhood (Pre-K) student booklet and Elementary ages (K-5) student booklet, Music and Resource USB Drive, Invitation poster and invitation postcard, decorative posters for each activity area, VBS participation certificate.
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The Kids Can Club is a series of all-in-one, flexible resources for children’s clubs, midweek, Sunday night, camp or other settings. Each session includes:
- Kids Cluster – a time for gathering, singing, and Bible memory review
- Kids Talk – a Bible story, reflection, and conversation starters
- Kids Create – hands-on crafts and response activities
- Kids Move – games that relate to the theme.
Also included are suggestions for opening and closing time, snacks, and more. It is geared to children in grades one to five, but suitable for a variety of settings and easily adapted to kindergarten or junior youth. Each of the ten titles includes ten sessions.
Mission Bank Materials
To order a flash drive with all the curriculum and promotional material, call or email Bethel Mennonite at 507-427-8907 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun Bible Skits
Bible reading charts
Dig into the Bible: A Reading Chart. Fun facts and tips guide reading and motivate older kids to learn even more about the Bible while they chart their progress on an easy-to-follow grid. Includes a list of suggested Bible memory passages. Ages 10-13.