Here are few fun ideas for praying with middle or upper elementary kids ... All you need is construction paper cut into strips, pencils or crayons, and a glue stick, tape, or a kid-sized stapler.
I try to recruit two teachers per level with one alternate so that the teachers can decide if they'll teach together each week, take turns, or have every third week off when the alternate teacher comes in. I think flexibility is important for leaders, but consistency is also important for the kids. What has worked for your team?
One of the delegates challenged me to hold in mind the children who are affected by war, famine, and oppression as I read Bible stories. What would children who are displaced find in this story? What would children who are hungry hear in this story? What questions would...
A BBQ? A gift card? Cake after a worship service? I can't decide what to do this year. Please share your ideas!