Item description for Celebrating God's World in Children's Church by Barbara Younger & Lisa Flinn...
Overview Hands-on programs, each lasting from 35-45 minutes, designed for active children ages 3-7. Features simple Christian messages, Bible verses, stories, prayers, sharing time, singing time, snacks, and games, crafts, or other activites. Includes an additional activity to extend to a full hour. Minimum supplies and set-up. Easy-to-use format for today's busy teacher.
Publishers Description A book filled with active, hands-on programs designed for ages three to seven. Each program features a simple Christian message; a Bible verse; a story; a prayer; time to sharing; time for singing; a snack; and a game, craft, or additional activity. The programs are structured to last from thirty-five to forty minutes. An additional activity is included in each program for those who want to extend children s church to a full hour. Supplies and set-up are kept to a minimum and the book s easy-to-use format makes it just right for today s busy teacher."
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.9" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.33" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Grade Level Pre School
ISBN 0687055687 ISBN13 9780687055685
Availability 0 units.
More About Barbara Younger & Lisa Flinn
Barbara Younger is the author of Purple Mountain Majesties, a children's picture book, and the coauthor of six books, including Hooray for Children's Church and Creative Ways to Offer Praise. She lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
She is a f ormer school librarian and together with Lisa Flinn are the author s of a number of books, including Sing It, Say It, Make It, Pray It and Other Ways to Write God's Word on Your Heart. =
Barbara Younger currently resides in Hillsborough, in the state of North Carolina. Barbara Younger was born in 1954.
Reviews - What do customers think about Celebrating God's World in Children's Church?
A Word from the Author Sep 17, 2009
The publisher mistakenly gave this book the subtitle: "A Year's Worth of Preschool Programs." This book is not just for preschoolers! It's organized and written just like our other children's church books and is filled with lively stories, discussions, snacks, and activities for kids in the primary grades, as well as preschoolers. Check it out!
Good choice for sunday school teachers with limited time & $ Sep 3, 2009
I really like this book. The activities are fun for the kids and easy to do. My only problem so far is that the kids don't seem to retain a whole lot of the Bible lesson. For instance last week we did "The Yellow Sun" lesson and it had the lesson in the Bible from Genesis about how God created the sun, moon and stars, then we did the craft and snack and song and other craft, but when I asked my 4 year old what he learned in Sunday School, he couldn't remember, and he's always remembering what he learns and excited to tell, but he did remember the craft. I think I'm going to start reinforcing the lesson with some follow-up questions like I used to--that really seemed to help the kids "get" the point of the lesson. But other than that I love the crafts, they easy and not time consuming to prepare and the ideas are cute.