Indescribable: Science, Your Kids, and The Bible

Science has not always been my thing. I learned what was required in school, but was never interested in more, until I recommitted my life to the Lord. Suddenly science became AWESOME. Suddenly I’m obsessed. Genesis 1 gives a detailed account of how all things came to be. We’re given an explanation for the sun, moon stars, animals, people, plants. Everything. And the closer we look at any of those, the more we notice the complexities that exists in each. It’s…

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5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Jesus in the Manger

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: cardstock: black (1 per child), brown, beige, blue only small pieces used glue scissors pipe cleaners (1 per child) paper bag shreds white pencil or crayon Prep-Time: 10 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Cut brown paper into 4″ X 1″ strips, you will need 2 per child. Cut one of the two strips in half, you should now have a 4″ X…

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Christmas Light Stencil Art

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: black cardstock (1 per child) scissors scrap paper Prep-Time: 2 minutes  Directions: Cut out Christmas bulb shaped pieces out of the scrap paper. Use the paper cutouts as stencils and trace with chalk on black paper. Using green chalk draw cord from bulb to bulb. The verse we’re using for today’s craft is: And the angel said to them, “Fear…

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Handprint Wreath

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: paper plates (1 per child) green cardstock (3 per child) red ribbon scissors glue jingle bells Prep-Time: 20 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Outline child’s hand on green cardstock and cout out as many as you can. Cut out inner part of paper plate. Glue cut out handprints all around the plate and ‘curl’ fingers out, like ribbon. Tie a ribbon to…

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Stained Glass Window Ornaments

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies:   contact paper (1 sheet child) colorful tissue paper black cardstock (1 sheet) red yarn in 4″ pieces (1 per child) scissors tape Prep-Time: 10 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Cut cardstock into 1″ squares. Cut tissue paper into 1″ squares. Cut each sheet of contact paper into two large circles. Layer tissue paper onto the circles, making sure every spot is…

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts Your Pre-Schooler Will Love!

Crafting with littles is one of my absolute favorite things. Even though my kids are now between the ages of 9 and 21, I get to do a great deal of crafting with pre-schoolers on a weekly basis. I’ve taught Sunday school for nearly 10 years, and I’ve spent 8 of those years in the four-year-old ministry. I’ve seen hundreds of them through the years and I’m convinced this is…

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Table Top Christmas Tree

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: green cardstock (1 sheet per child) colorful tissue paper liquid glue paint brush jingle bells (because every Christmas craft is better with bells) red yarn tape scissors Prep-Time: 15 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Roll cardstock into a cone, cut excess so tree can stand upright. Be sure to leave a small hole on the top. Cut or tear tissue paper…