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6 Questions to Ask When Choosing Songs for Worship with Kids

August 2, 2016

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When I was young, there wasn’t a lot of choice when it came to music to sing with kids at church. Recently there has been an explosion of music for kids. And it is easier than ever to find the format that works for you – music, video, lead sheets. There is so much to […]

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One Way Sunday School Teachers Can Encourage Active Participation in Class

May 25, 2015

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It is well known that kids learn best when they are actively participating in class. One way teachers can encourage active participation is by asking good questions. Good questions give kids the opportunity to think and respond and discuss. Teachers should respond to the answers students give in a way that will encourage active participation. […]

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Recommended Resource – Basic Bible Skills by Susan L. Lingo

January 13, 2015

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Looking for game and activity ideas for teaching Bible skills? Check out Susan L. Lingo’s “Basic Bible Skills.” This book has game and activity ideas for children ages 6-12. I love the set up of this book. First, it contains books of the Bible cards that you can photocopy onto cardstock. These cards are unique […]

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Teach Kids to be Bible Detectives!

January 9, 2015

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I think one of the greatest skills you can teach your class is to study the Bible themselves. One fun way to teach kids how to study their Bibles is to teach them how to be Bible detectives! Great detectives ask lots of questions and observe carefully. Great Bible detectives ask lots of questions and […]

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Teaching Bible Skills – The Old & New Testaments

January 6, 2015

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I believe that Bible skills are important. I believe that it is part of our job as children’s ministry volunteers and leaders, as Sunday School teachers to teach our kids Bible skills. There are 2 major goals when teaching Bible skills. #1 – That kids will become comfortable and familiar with their Bibles. #2 – […]

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