- We all want to give good gifts to our children. This blog article, written by Elena Zwetsloot, outlines one of the best gifts we can give. It’s a gift that lasts a lifetime.
Exposing your infant to screens too early disrupts their growing ability to read and interpret faces – a key element to their developing social skills.
How are you intentionally building your family? As a parent, you have a unique opportunity to shape the design and oversee your children’s development.
A hot-tempered child often gets into trouble. If a parent rescues him from the consequences, he may take advantage of that kindness and the lesson will have to be repeated. How many times have you rescued your child from the consequences of irresponsibility—taking forgotten homework to school, making excuses for them when they are late, or replacing something they carelessly lost—only to have the same behavior repeated?
BIBLE MEMORIZATION IDEAS
Bible verse memory can be fun! Especially when you use Bible memory verse games that kids love. They’re an essential part of teaching children about God. I’m sharing my favorite Bible verse memory games plus other memory verse activities. (hint: You can even use these Bible memory games to help your kids memorize important scriptures, such as Bible verses about love)!
Kids are like sponges. I’m amazed at what my kids manage to soak up from the world around them (sometimes good, sometimes not so good), and even more amazed by what they remember, especially during the times when I don’t even think they are paying attention.
Do you help children memorize Bible verses? Whether you are teaching one child at home or 25 children in a classroom, you need easy ways to make memory verse time seriously fun. These 12 games will help you to do exactly that – with very little prep time and using objects you probably already have in your home.
Let’s celebrate the start of a new school year with these 50 fabulous back to school crafts. These first day of school crafts are fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders to make in August and September!
As the temperatures drop and leaves on the treas start changing their colors it’s time to share some fall crafts for kids to make! We have quite a collection of crafting ideas for all ages already, so we are sure you will find just the right autumn activity to make with your kids at home or in the classroom.
With Fall just around the corner, what better way to welcome the new season than with some Fall Crafts for Kids. We have so many fun fall inspired activities for kids you can do this year. Whether you want to get crafty with nature and leaves or just be inspired by the season, we have something for everyone in this list of fall crafts!
Do you teach kids the Apostle’s Creed in your home? About once a month, my church partakes of the Lord’s Supper, and when we do, we recite the ancient Apostles’ Creed together. Even my 5-year-old twins know it by heart.
Show Your Faith: Paul encouraged Timothy to show his faith by following Christ’s example. What can you and your family do to show your faith this week? It doesn’t have to be something big to make a big impact—little kindnesses mean a lot.
For this activity, you will need a smoke detector with a functional battery, a dead battery for the smoke detector and a noisemaker such as a whistle, a squeaky rattle or a toy. The ideas presented here emphasize that God gives us a conscience to help us be aware of temptation and potential sin, just as a smoke detector warns people of smoke and fire.