Articles

Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Boo Hoo Breakfast
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Leading a Child to Christ 
Friendship Banquet
Tips for Planning and Preparing for Parenting with Disability
Interview with Jana Magruder
Help Me Get Organized!
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
New Book Recommendation for You 
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Leading a Child to Christ 
Merry Christmas from all of us at Mr. Mark’s Classroom!  
Candles- A Christmas Tradition 
What Others Are Saying… 
Lost Your Ministry Mojo? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
She Plays the Baritone. Barely!
Witnessing to Friends with Special Needs
I Stink at Family Devotions!
Encouraging Mothers of Preschoolers
Spring Break with my Kids! 
Meet Ruthie!
Our New Son 
Round, Round, Get Around, I Get Around…
Seth Haines Was in the Hospital with his Wife
A Little Birdie… 
Are you Optimistic?
Why Use Bible Phrases with Preschoolers?
Addiction Hits Our Home!
Care Enough About Your Instructions to Give Them Well
What Inner City Ministry Needs
God Has Called You to Part-time Ministry, Not Burnout 
Encouraging Regular Attendance 
Providing Choices in the Classroom
Treating Children with Respect Increases Your Authority  
People on the Pews
How to Include Older Adults in Your Ministry 
How to Have a Good Relationship with Your Pastor
Encouraging Mothers of Preschoolers
Collecting and Storing Items for Children’s Ministry
The things that are seen are Temporary, but the things unseen are eternal.
I Like to—MOVE IT!
Confession Wednesday: No Separation Anxiety with the Jones’ Kids
Wednesday Confessions: I’m a Gagging Daddy with Diaper Changing
Don’t Settle For Obedience Without Honor
How Welcoming Is Your Children’s Ministry?
Sunday School Promotion Day Chaos!
How Do I Get Kids in Our Empty Kids’ Ministry
Arguing Crosses The Line Into Dishonor
Will You Help Me Decide?
Boys and Girls Learn Differently
Does Your Child Love God’s Word?
ATeacher’s Smartphone Ideas
Should I Switch Curriculum?
Tornado Damage!!
5 Tips for Mixed-Age Bible Study
12 Tips for Rookie Teachers
Could Your Kid’s Ministry Go Global?
More Favorite Things!
Books: “I Can Read Signs”
Do People Rub You Wrong?
The Ministry of Play Dough
Seasonal Books
Reconsider Asking Me to Officiate Your Wedding
Common Barriers in Kid’s Ministry
New Cubby Shelves Save the Day
January Newsletter
How to Answer a Child When She Asks, “Is Santa Real?”
What About Nancy?
Family Devotional
ABCs for Teachers
Playground Surfaces
Tips for Choosing the Right Curriculum
How to Start a Special Education Ministry by Lifeway Staff
Free Samples and Redesigned Pages
Vehicle Requirements
A Few of My Favorite Things
Teaching a Child with Autism Successfully
Children’s Ministry Day
Understanding Today’s Children with a FREE e-book!
Understanding Today’s Preschoolers, with a FREE e-book!
Pinewood Derby Devotionals
How to Teach Children the Christmas Story
Teaching Preschoolers the Christmas Story
Why Don’t People Teach?
Update from Sleep Sweet
Positive Publicity Idea Bank
Sweet Sleep Ministry in Action
Room Specification Suggestions
Getting Babies into Sunday School and ETC
Partnering with Your Pastor
Extended Teaching Care Saga Continues
Guidelines for Leading the Vision of Childhood Ministry
Guidelines for a Vision to Minister to Children
Creating a Vision to Minister to Children
5 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves
Developing Potential Leaders Starts with You
Contact 1-2-3
Care4Kids

Bible Skills

Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Fall Bible Skills: Sort the Leaves 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Bible Book Pencil Sorting Game 
Hopscotch on Bubble Wrap
Books of the Bible Jacks
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Bible Skills Game
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Bible Verse Loop Maze 
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Classroom Swag
Bible Sword Drill this Summer!
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Balloon Rodeo
Bible Skill Table Top Game
Target Tarp Game
Hop Mats!
Gospel Centered Ministry
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Bible Skills for Babies – Kindergarten
Pumpkin Patch Memory Verse
Books of the Bible Jacks
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
New Bible Skill Book!
Bible Review Target Game
How to Lead Bible Drill! 
Build the Flower- Bible Verse Game
Giant Bible Skill Games
Marble Maze
Planning for the Physical Learner
Toss & Catch Game
Marble Bowling 
Bible Book Spool Game 
Blow Darts and Targets 
Bible Skills Target Golf 
Snowball Challenge! 
Wanna Build a Snowman? 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Bible Facts
Skee Ball in the Classroom
Bible Initials Game 
The Ten Commandments in Motion 
Giant Bible Skill Games
Bible Books Jenga 
Beginning Children’s Bible Drill in your Church
Bible Hop Mat 
Bite Sized Bible Bits
Headband Bible Book Game 
Bible Skill- Spoons Sorting Verse
Bible Skill- Memory Verse Tic Tac Toe 
Bible Skill- HUNGRY GAME 
Ping Pong Balls
Bible Skill Games are Here!
New Testament Game!
Equipping Kids with Bible Skills
Bible Books Hop Mats
Bible Skills Cubes
Helping a Child Understand Baptism
Family Devotion Night
Family Devotional
Free Samples and Redesigned Pages
Tracing Words in Sand
Sorting NT Letters Bible Skill Game
Magnetic Letters Bible Skill Game
Bible Stories for Game Mat
Bible Book Chain
Bible Reading with Kids in Mind
Pinewood Derby Devotionals
These Two Weeks– Day 5
These Two Weeks– Day 4
These Two Weeks– Day 3
These Two Weeks– Day 2
These Two Weeks– Day 1
Christmas Gift Bag Game
How to Teach Children the Christmas Story
Bible Skills with Tiles
Bible Skills Game
Numbers and Words on Blocks
Bible Story Props
Hidden Books
Bible Book Activities
Bible Game
Bible Skills Indoor Obstacle Course
Family Devotions for Easter
Ten Commandements in Motion
How Many Times?
Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?
Scripture Memory Game: Six n’ Fix
BEGINNING CHILDREN’S BIBLE DRILL IN YOUR CHURCH
Bible Drill Bibles: Bulk Rate
Bible Basics Beach Ball – Bible Skills Game
Bible Skills, Drills and Thrills – Red Cycle
Bible Skills Drills and Thrills – Red Cycle
Christmas Bible Drill Idea
Thanksgiving Scripture Cake

Buildings, Space and Equipment

Children

Pumpkin Spinner
Trick or Treat Outreach
Reversible Puzzle 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Fall Crayon Rubbing
Parent Expectations 
Fall Bible Skills: Sort the Leaves 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Marble Rolling Track 
School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Family Prayer Tree 
Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Bible Book Pencil Sorting Game 
Ice Cream Prayer Craft 
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
Hopscotch on Bubble Wrap
I Feel like Quitting the Ministry
Countdown Bus
Back to School Craft: School bus Prayer Hanger 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Books of the Bible Jacks
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Balloon People 
Publicize Your Ministry
Parenting is a Choice
Leading a Child to Christ 
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Practicing Fire Drills
Bible Verse Loop Maze 
Three Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs 
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Father’s Day Tool Box Craft 
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Father’s Day Tie Craft
Classroom Swag
Bible Sword Drill this Summer!
VBS Snacks Tip Sheet
Notes from Jesus
Framed Footprints Mother’s Day Craft  
Parent and Child Events 
Bible Table Top Game
Apple of our Eye
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
VBS Banners Are Here!! 
VBS Baseball Washer Necklace
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Parenting is a Choice 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Heart of the Child 2018
Coming April 9!
Friendship Banquet
Tips for Planning and Preparing for Parenting with Disability
Balloon Rodeo
Interview with Jana Magruder
Praise/Easter Banner
Heart of the Child 2018
A Heart for Missions
Bible Skill Table Top Game
Target Tarp Game
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
Treats for the Birds
Heart of the Child 2018
Sensory Snowman
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Hop Mats!
Let’s Build a Snowman!
Building Your Team
New Book Recommendation for You 
Snow-Bowl!
Parent & Child Events 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Leading a Child to Christ 
Hey Friends!
Christmas Trees & Apple Pie!
Childcare Strikes Again!
Wood Slice Crafts
Pumpkin Pie Slice 
Candles- A Christmas Tradition 
Thankful Pumpkin Craft
Three Pillars of Children’s Ministry
Senses Activities
Lego Stamped Corn 
What About Resource Rooms?
Frozen Kiwi Treats
Birthday Cake Cloud Dough
Engaging Children in Missions and Serving 
Spider Web Bible Verse
Publicize Your Ministry
Pumpkin Patch Memory Verse

Church Weekday Education

Boo Hoo Breakfast
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Hop Mats!
Hey Friends!
Christmas Trees & Apple Pie!
Drip Pan – A Teacher’s New Friend
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Avoid Going Viral like the Joneses
The Responsibility to Balance Discipline with Relationship 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Creating & Implementing Children’s Ministry Policies
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Resource Rooms
How to Have Great Workers’ Meetings
Knock-Knock Door Posters 
Accept Each Child as a Unique Creation of God
Sharing Space and Resources
Budget Time!
When You Know the Goal, Then Establish the Routine
How to Start a Weekday Early Education Ministry
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Unwrapped Conference Detailed Schedule
The Unwrapped Conference is Filling Up!
Oh! Turkey Feathers
Fun Spider Facts Craft
Sunday Morning Snow Day Rescue Kit
How to Start a Weekday Early Education Ministry
Numbers and Words on Blocks
Sun Crayons
Scrabble Crackers
Bible Game
Bible Skills Indoor Obstacle Course
Easter Cookies
Ideas for Easter
Drip Pan Activities
Podcast: Give Me a Simple Way to Share the Gospel with Kids
Take-Home Play Dough
Podcast: How to Retain Workers
Ten Commandements in Motion
Stand-Up Figures
Art Postcards
Foam Puzzles
Activities for Plastic Mats
Bible Teaching Checklist
Collage Art
Storytelling
Traveling with Kids
Making Good Byes Easier
Creating a Learning Environment for Babies, Ones, and Twos
Winter Game Mat Activity
Preschool Book Storage
Teaching the Preschool Child
Dealing with Wild Monkeys
Understanding New Crib Standards
Early Childhood Teacher Interview

Classroom Swag

Discipleship

Events

Featured

Pumpkin Spinner
Trick or Treat Outreach
Reversible Puzzle 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Fall Crayon Rubbing
Parent Expectations 
Fall Bible Skills: Sort the Leaves 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Marble Rolling Track 
School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Family Prayer Tree 
Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Bible Book Pencil Sorting Game 
Great Advice for Ministry: Improving Your Relationships
Ice Cream Prayer Craft 
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
Hopscotch on Bubble Wrap
I Feel like Quitting the Ministry
Countdown Bus
Boo Hoo Breakfast
Back to School Craft: School bus Prayer Hanger 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Books of the Bible Jacks
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Bible Skills Game
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Balloon People 
Publicize Your Ministry
Parenting is a Choice
Leading a Child to Christ 
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Practicing Fire Drills
Bible Verse Loop Maze 
Three Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs 
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Father’s Day Tool Box Craft 
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Father’s Day Tie Craft
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Last Call for VBS Decorations 
Teaching Preschoolers
Fat Heads Are Here!!!
Classroom Swag
Be Prepared 
Inviting Friends and Neighbors to VBS 
Bible Sword Drill this Summer!
VBS Snacks Tip Sheet
Preschool Activity: Attaching Dots to Letters
Notes from Jesus
Locker Room Decorations
Framed Footprints Mother’s Day Craft  
Parent and Child Events 
Bible Table Top Game
Apple of our Eye
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
VBS Banners Are Here!! 
VBS Baseball Washer Necklace
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Parenting is a Choice 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Heart of the Child 2018
Coming April 9!
Decorate Your VBS Classroom! 
Megaphones
Friendship Banquet
Tips for Planning and Preparing for Parenting with Disability
Balloon Rodeo
Interview with Jana Magruder
Fat Heads Are Here!!!
Praise/Easter Banner
Mr. Mark’s Church Office 
Heart of the Child 2018
A Heart for Missions
Help Me Get Organized!
Bible Skill Table Top Game
Target Tarp Game
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
Treats for the Birds
Heart of the Child 2018
VBS Stadium Decorations
Sensory Snowman
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Hop Mats!
Let’s Build a Snowman!
Building Your Team
New Book Recommendation for You 
Snow-Bowl!
Parent & Child Events 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
Snow Globe Snowman
Gospel Centered Ministry
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Snowball “Verse” Seek-N-Find
VBS Stadium Decorations
White Bench

Game/Activity

Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Fall Bible Skills: Sort the Leaves 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Marble Rolling Track 
Hopscotch on Bubble Wrap
Countdown Bus
Books of the Bible Jacks
Bible Skills Game
Balloon People 
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Bible Verse Loop Maze 
Bible Sword Drill this Summer!
Preschool Activity: Attaching Dots to Letters
Bible Table Top Game
Apple of our Eye
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
Balloon Rodeo
Bible Skill Table Top Game
Target Tarp Game
Sensory Snowman
Hop Mats!
Snow-Bowl!
Parent & Child Events 
Snow Globe Snowman
Christmas Trees & Apple Pie!
Wood Slice Crafts
Thankful Pumpkin Craft
Senses Activities
Lego Stamped Corn 
Frozen Kiwi Treats
Birthday Cake Cloud Dough
Pumpkin Patch Memory Verse
Physical Learners
Books of the Bible Jacks
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
New Bible Skill Book!
Bible Review Target Game
Clothespin Game 
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Learning Centers Beyond Compare
Giant Bible Skill Games
Marble Maze
Recipe Card Holder
Stained Glass Cross Game
Treasure Stones
Easter Ideas for the Classroom
Paper Plate Basket
Toss & Catch Game
Marble Bowling 
Balloon People 
Catapult 
Bible Book Spool Game 
Blow Darts and Targets 
Paper Bag Star
Bible Skills Target Golf 
Minion Valentine 
Bible Bingo  
Snowball Challenge! 
Making Indoor Snow! 
Wanna Build a Snowman? 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Christmas Games  
Snowflake Ornament
How to Have Group Time Success
Sand Foam
Skee Ball in the Classroom
Turkey Hat 
Moon Sand
Little Gobbler Puppet
Craft Stick Spider Web
Rescue Games Conference
Kinetic Sand
Clothespin Game 
Bible Initials Game 
Twist-Up Autumn Tree 
Autumn Tree Puzzle Pieces 
The Ten Commandments in Motion 
Giant Bible Skill Games
Making Prayer Reminders 
Bible Books Jenga 
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Bible Hop Mat 
Tulip Book Markers 
The Mighty EMOJI  
Giant Dice 
Headband Bible Book Game 
Game- Flip Flop Concentration
Bible Skill- HUNGRY GAME 
Ping Pong Balls
Learning Centers Beyond Compare
Game- MAKE ROOM AT THE TABLE!
Today Is THE DAY!
Turn your Preschool Committee into a Ministry Team
Prayer Activities
Announcing Giant VBS Decorations!
Books of the Bible Igloo
Sunday Morning Snow Day Rescue Kit
Marble Run Downhill Skiing
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Snowball Hockey

Guiding Behavior

Great Advice for Ministry: Improving Your Relationships
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Parenting is a Choice
Practicing Fire Drills
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Teaching Preschoolers
Classroom Swag
Be Prepared 
Parenting is a Choice!
Parenting is a Choice 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Coming April 9!
Interview with Jana Magruder
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
TPT’s —Total Participation Techniques
Physical Learners
Interview with Brian Dollar
Children and Grief
FAQ’s From Parents When Their Kids Resist Church
Planning for the Physical Learner
Essentialism 
Avoid Going Viral like the Joneses
The Responsibility to Balance Discipline with Relationship 
Dealing with a Lack of Respect from Kids
How to Have Group Time Success
How Do I Deal with My Child’s Entitlements
Care Enough About Your Instructions to Give Them Well
Accept Each Child as a Unique Creation of God
Encouraging Regular Attendance 
Providing Choices in the Classroom
Treating Children with Respect Increases Your Authority  
Help Parents Understand The Dynamics At Work In Your Preschool Area (and learn better parenting skills to boot!)
Podcast Interview with Linda Ranson Jacobs: Ways to help the Disruptive Child   
Podcast – Children and Grief
Confession Wednesday: I Made Substitute Teachers Crazy
“Fed-Up” Teachers can be Funny
Wednesday Night is “Out of Control”
Should Sixth Grade Be In Youth?
Helping Kids Listen in Big Church
Making Good Byes Easier
Understanding Why We Get Angry

Holiday/Seasonal

Pumpkin Spinner
Trick or Treat Outreach
Reversible Puzzle 
Fall Crayon Rubbing
Family Prayer Tree 
Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Bible Book Pencil Sorting Game 
Countdown Bus
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Father’s Day Tool Box Craft 
Father’s Day Tie Craft
Framed Footprints Mother’s Day Craft  
Apple of our Eye
VBS Baseball Washer Necklace
Friendship Banquet
Praise/Easter Banner
Treats for the Birds
Sensory Snowman
Let’s Build a Snowman!
Snow-Bowl!
Snow Globe Snowman
Snowball “Verse” Seek-N-Find
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Merry Christmas from all of us at Mr. Mark’s Classroom!  
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale! 
Christmas Trees & Apple Pie!
Pumpkin Pie Slice 
Candles- A Christmas Tradition 
Thankful Pumpkin Craft
Lego Stamped Corn 
Frozen Kiwi Treats
Birthday Cake Cloud Dough
Spider Web Bible Verse
Pumpkin Patch Memory Verse
Ideas Gone Wild
White Chocolate Popcorn
Dad Rocks!  A Craft Project 
Recipe Card Holder
MOM WOW Card
Stained Glass Cross Game
Easter Cookies
Easter Ideas for the Classroom
Paper Plate Basket
Easter Devotionals
Paper Bag Star
Minion Valentine 
Bible Bingo  
Snowball Challenge! 
Avoid Going Viral like the Joneses
Making Indoor Snow! 
Wanna Build a Snowman? 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Christmas Games  
Snowflake Ornament
The Shepherd’s Treasure 
Turkey Hat 
Free Advent Devotional Guide
Little Gobbler Puppet
Craft Stick Spider Web
Making Pumpkins
Twist-Up Autumn Tree 
Autumn Tree Puzzle Pieces 
Making Prayer Reminders 
Lightening Bugs & Dragonflies  
White Chocolate Popcorn
Firework Painting
Dad Rocks!  Craft Project 
Dad! You are Out of this World
Mother’s Day Finger Paint Flower
Mother’s Day Card
Stained Glass Window
Palm Leaf Craft
Valentine, You’re Cute as a Button
Sweetheart Shakes
Pencil Toppers
THAT’S AMORE’ (Meal and Food Drive)
FORTUNE COOKIE BIBLE VERSE—Chinese New Year
Ping Pong Snowman
Make Christ the Center of Your Teaching at Christmas Time
Christmas Tree Counting
Festive Wall Art
Decorate-Me Christmas Tree
Twirling Christmas Tree
Christmas Countdown
Advent Calendar
I-Sai-Ah 6:8…who do we appreciate? Our Pastor of course!
Trick or Treat Outreach and Follow-up Fun Ideas
Oh! Turkey Feathers
Fun Spider Facts Craft
Father’s Day
Honor Your Father
End of the School Year Thank You Cup!
Mom’s Clipboard
AFTER Easter Eggs
The Christian’s Armor
Resurrection Rolls
Criss-Cross Collage

Idea Hoarder

Build the Flower- Bible Verse Game
Mother’s Day Card
Stick On Fish!
Today Is THE DAY!
Turn your Preschool Committee into a Ministry Team
Stained Glass Window
I Like to—MOVE IT!
Build the Flower- Bible Verse Game
Wednesday Confessions: I Love Books in Preschool Classrooms
Bible Skills Spool Game
Snowflake Windows
Prayer Banner
Magnet Play in a Bottle
Confession Wednesday: I Made Substitute Teachers Crazy
6-Verse Cube
Changing Flowers
Sweetheart Shakes
Wednesday Confessions: I’m a Gagging Daddy with Diaper Changing
Pencil Toppers
Snow Globe
THAT’S AMORE’ (Meal and Food Drive)
FORTUNE COOKIE BIBLE VERSE—Chinese New Year
Snowshoe Trek
Books of the Bible Igloo
Ping Pong Snowman
Marble Run Downhill Skiing
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Teaching Children to Pray—A Teaching Tool
Bazinga!
“BEAR” Change for Missions
Magnetic Verse Match
Twirling Christmas Tree
Christmas Countdown
Happy Fall Neighbor!
Thank You God for Fall—Creating Real Fall Trees
Thankful Treats for College Students
Nature Walk Art
Autumn Leaves Globe
6-Verse Cube Review
Trick or Treat Outreach
Fall Leaf Fun
Mission Activity Idea for Children’s Ministry
Balloon Bat
Bible Skills Cubes
Penny Wars and Other Fun Games!
Penny Rubbings
MISSIONS: A Penny for your thoughts…
Christmas in August
Pipe Dream
EGG-cellent
Back Pack Tags
Sun Ray Catcher
An Apple for the Teacher
Liberty Crown
Sun Ray Catcher
Milk Jug Toss
Postcards for Mailing
We’re Going on a Trip!
Father’s Day
Text Message
Under The Sea Creatures
Pinwheel
Verse Vacuum
Spring Play Dough Activities
Visitor Bags
Let Your Light Shine!
Happy Frogs
Spring Manipulative Activities
End of the School Year Thank You Cup!
Ants!
What about cameras in the Classrooms?
Spring Art Activities
Mom’s Clipboard
Bee Hive
This Really Happened!
Colorful Worms
Lightning Bugs and Dragonflies
Thinking of You
AFTER Easter Eggs
Lacing Cards
Reference Reminders
Easy Tape Resist Art
Personal “Dry Erase” Board
Glossy Paint
When Routines turn into “Rut”ines
Fishing for Bible Thoughts
Resurrection Rolls
Muffin Tin Color Matching
March Madness: Mad Bible Skills Tournament
Making Boo-Boo Bunnies (or Chicks!)
Thank You God for Spring!
Children’s Sermons and Worship
Criss-Cross Collage
Jelly Bean Cross
Building Indoor Snowman!
Time To Teach Again
Play “Would You Rather?”
The Impact of Sin (Gospel Presentation)
Build a Card Tower
Shoebox Diorama

Leadership

Parent Expectations 
School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Great Advice for Ministry: Improving Your Relationships
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
I Feel like Quitting the Ministry
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Publicize Your Ministry
Leading a Child to Christ 
Practicing Fire Drills
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Teaching Preschoolers
Classroom Swag
Be Prepared 
Parent and Child Events 
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Help Me Get Organized!
Building Your Team
New Book Recommendation for You 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
Gospel Centered Ministry
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Leading a Child to Christ 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale! 
Hey Friends!
Three Pillars of Children’s Ministry
Building a Ministry Team 
Publicize Your Ministry
TPT’s —Total Participation Techniques
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
What Others Are Saying… 
Lost Your Ministry Mojo? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
 Need a Little Mojo in Your Ministry?
Interview with Brian Dollar
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
How to Lead Bible Drill! 
Five Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Searching for Substitute Teachers! Yuck!
Getting Babies into Sunday School and ETC
Children and Grief
Substitute Purgatory
She Plays the Baritone. Barely!
The Power of Community
Star Teacher Gift
Essentialism 
I Want to Invite you to Join our Online Conference for FREE!
Need a Release Form? 
Seth Haines Was in the Hospital with his Wife
She Calls Me Miss Mark
Five Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask
The Responsibility to Balance Discipline with Relationship 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Creating & Implementing Children’s Ministry Policies
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
How to Have Group Time Success
Don’t Fill a Position, Match a Passion
How to Have Great Workers’ Meetings
Are you a person of influence?
Sharing Space and Resources
God Has Called You to Part-time Ministry, Not Burnout 
Five Tips for New Teachers 
5 Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Searching for Substitute Teachers! Yuck!
Appreciating and Investing in Teachers 
I Feel Like Quitting the Ministry 
Podcast: There are NO Short-Cuts
Podcast: Affirmation is a Priority in the Classroom!
How to Have a Good Relationship with Your Pastor
Ministry Everyday
Podcast: “The Kid Min Mouse”
A Next Generation Perspective
Top Five Simple Steps to Sharing a Classroom
Leading Volunteers
Free Samples and Redesigned Pages
Teacher Appreciation
Partnering with Your Pastor
Extended Teaching Care Saga Continues
Guidelines for Leading the Vision of Childhood Ministry
Guidelines for a Vision to Minister to Children
Creating a Vision to Minister to Children
5 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves
Developing Potential Leaders Starts with You
Contact 1-2-3
How Welcoming is Our Children’s Ministry?
Should Sixth Grade Be In Youth?
What To Do?
Doing the Ministry Alone
Podcast: Give Me a Simple Way to Share the Gospel with Kids
Podcast: How to Retain Workers

Missions/Service

Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Friendship Banquet
A Heart for Missions
Birthday Cake Cloud Dough
Engaging Children in Missions and Serving 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
What Inner City Ministry Needs
60 Service Ideas for Kids!
Tulip Book Markers 
People on the Pews
Getting Kids on Mission
The things that are seen are Temporary, but the things unseen are eternal.
THAT’S AMORE’ (Meal and Food Drive)
Teaching Children to Pray—A Teaching Tool
Breakfast In Bed
“BEAR” Change for Missions
Four Kids and Now Expecting
Thankful Treats for College Students
I-Sai-Ah 6:8…who do we appreciate? Our Pastor of course!
International Mission Trip with Kids
Mission Activity Idea for Children’s Ministry
MISSIONS: A Penny for your thoughts…
Hospital Goodie Bags for Children
Back Pack Tags
Postcards for Mailing
Visitor Bags
Let Your Light Shine!
Thinking of You
Personal “Dry Erase” Board
The Christian’s Armor
Could Your Kid’s Ministry Go Global?
Missions: Families remember the elderly in their church
Mission Ideas
Here We Come A-Skype-Caroling
Christmas Manger Project
Sock It to Lottie
Christmas Light THANK YOU Tour
Pray for a Missionary in North America
Cheer Packages
Chemo Care Kit
Who Wins in a Fight?
Pack a Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child
When I Grow Up Collage
Jars of Thankfulness
The Great Backpack Stack
Agency D3 Secret Assignments
Mission Activities from The Idea Hoarder
Flat Lottie Moon Travels Asia
Wednesday Night Summer Ideas
Derby Dash and Devotional, Royal Ambassadors
Simple Steps to Enlisting Leaders
Mission Ignition
Missions Games from Other Countries
Royal Ambassadors: Moving
Simple Mission Projects To Do With Your Kids
Back to School Mission Project
60 Service Ideas with Kids

Parent/Family

Parent Expectations 
Countdown Bus
Boo Hoo Breakfast
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Parenting is a Choice
Leading a Child to Christ 
Father’s Day Tool Box Craft 
Father’s Day Tie Craft
Framed Footprints Mother’s Day Craft  
Parent and Child Events 
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Parenting is a Choice 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Coming April 9!
Tips for Planning and Preparing for Parenting with Disability
Interview with Jana Magruder
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
Parent & Child Events 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
Gospel Centered Ministry
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Leading a Child to Christ 
Candles- A Christmas Tradition 
Three Pillars of Children’s Ministry
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn
Engaging Children in Missions and Serving 
Ministering to the Family Before the Baby 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
When is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
Children and Grief
She Plays the Baritone. Barely!
FAQ’s From Parents When Their Kids Resist Church
Easter Cookies
Easter Devotionals
I Stink at Family Devotions!
Encouraging Dad’s of Preschoolers 
Our New Son 
Seth Haines Was in the Hospital with his Wife
Are you Optimistic?
Addiction Hits Our Home!
The Responsibility to Balance Discipline with Relationship 
Dealing with a Lack of Respect from Kids
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
The Shepherd’s Treasure 
Free Advent Devotional Guide
How Do I Deal with My Child’s Entitlements
Care Enough About Your Instructions to Give Them Well
Are you a person of influence?
Accept Each Child as a Unique Creation of God
When You Know the Goal, Then Establish the Routine
Parenting Requires Humility 
When Is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
60 Service Ideas for Kids!
Treating Children with Respect Increases Your Authority  
Help Parents Understand The Dynamics At Work In Your Preschool Area (and learn better parenting skills to boot!)
Podcast: Support Your Spouse’s Parenting
Expectant Parent Ministry 
Parenting- End Your Discipline Times Positively 
Confession Wednesday: No Separation Anxiety with the Jones’ Kids
Teaching Children to Pray—A Teaching Tool
Don’t Settle For Obedience Without Honor
Missions: Families remember the elderly in their church
Homeroom: Spiritually Mentoring Kids @ Home
“I Spy” the Reason for the Season Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt
Here We Come A-Skype-Caroling
Christmas Manger Project
Egg Carton “I thank God” Game
Family Devotion Night
Trick or Treat: How Do You Respond to Halloween?
Fall Family Yard Sign
Family Devotion Night
Family Devotional
Writing Notes to Parents
New Storybook Is Coming!
Care4Kids
Partnering with Parents
15 Things Your Preteen Wants to Tell You
Daffodils and Play Dough
Podcast: Interview with Shawn and Amber Crawley, Champion Family Ministry
Mother’s Day Ideas
Helping Kids Listen in Big Church
Family Devotions for Easter
Podcast: Working with Today’s Parents
Activities for Plastic Mats
Collage Art
Simple Steps to Enlisting Leaders
Storytelling
Avoid Going Viral
Candy Cane Play Dough
Train Up A Child
Fall Postcards
The Ministry of Playdough
Successful Arrivals
Escape24: Father/Son & Father/Daughter Weekends

Podcast

School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Great Advice for Ministry: Improving Your Relationships
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Publicize Your Ministry
Practicing Fire Drills
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Teaching Preschoolers
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Building a Ministry Team 
Engaging Children in Missions and Serving 
Publicize Your Ministry
Ministering to the Family Before the Baby 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Podcast: There are NO Short-Cuts
Podcast: Affirmation is a Priority in the Classroom!
Podcast Interview with Linda Ranson Jacobs: Ways to help the Disruptive Child   
Podcast: Support Your Spouse’s Parenting
Ministry Everyday
Podcast: “The Kid Min Mouse”
Podcast: Interview with Jana Magruder, Director of LifeWay Kid’s Ministry
Parenting- End Your Discipline Times Positively 
Podcast with Linda Ranson Jacobs
Podcast- Dale Hudson “The Kid Min Mouse”
Podcast- I’m New! What do I do?
Podcast: Consistency is Over-Rated
Podcast: Being a Good Communicator
Podcast: Leading Through Transition
Podcast: Avoid These Five Landmines Of Blended Families
Podcast: Gratitude and Generosity
Podcast: Learning Styles – Making the Most of Them
The Softest and Hardest Parenting Verse in Scripture
Podcast: Multiple Intelligence and Children
Podcast: 10 Awesome Tips for Church Greeters
Podcast: The Preteen Truth Hunt
Podcast: Six Ways To Strain Relationship With Your Child
Podcast: Are Your Sheep Okay?
Podcast: Parenting Unchained, Interview with Dr. Jim Dempsey
Podcast: Talk Now and Later- Interview with Brian Dollar
Podcast Interview with Jim Wideman
Things I Wish I’d Known from the Beginning
10 Rescue Games for Teachers
Boys and Girls Learn Differently
Communicating with Parents
Speak as a Child
Enlisting Workers for Vacation Bible School
Classroom Management for Preschoolers
Share the Joy! Working with a Ministry Team
Podcast: Why Teachers Avoid Discipline
Podcast: Six Things Parents Look for in Your Church
Podcast: You Teach… When You Aren’t Teaching!
You Talk Too Much… Seriously
Podcast: Things That Don’t Make Sense to Me
I Got This Interesting Question
Some Things Just Don’t Make Sense
Podcast: Here’s Some Great Advice
Podcast: Marketing Your Ministry
Podcast: How to Make Kids’ Space Look Terrific
Podcast: Woes of Enlisting Workers
PODCAST: TEN TIPS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN
Podcast: How to Really Love the Kids You Wish Wouldn’t Show Up!
Podcast: What is children’s Sunday School all about?
Podcast: Simple Steps to Enlisting Leaders
PODCAST: 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT LEADING YOUNG ADULTS
Podcast: Creating and Sharing Your Vision
Podcast: Time Management Tips for Children’s Workers
Podcast: Children’s Worker Guide to Parent’s Ministry
Podcast: Tips on Leading a Discussion
Podcast: Tips On Discipline with Kids
Podcast: How to Add Stress to Your Life
Podcast: Classroom Makeover Ideas
Children’s Ministry Teacher Responsibilities
Podcast: As a Minister, I should have been more helpful…
Podcast: Involve Kids in Missions with Sweet Sleep
Podcast: A Quieter Classroom
Podcast: Ministering to Families
Podcast: Why is Explaining Salvation to Kids Difficult?
Podcast: Kid’s Ministry Idea Notebook
Podcast: Helping Children Develop Bible Skills
Podcast: Bible Studies for Life
Podcast: 12 Tips for Counseling Children
Guide To Being Miserable in Kid’s Ministry
Things I Wish I’d Known from the Beginning
Podcast: Interview with David Anderson, Louisiana Baptist Childhood Ministry Strategist
Podcast: Interview with Christine Yount Jones, Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine
Podcast: Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day
Podcast: Decorating for VBS 2014
Podcast: VBS 2014- What’s in Agency D3?
Podcast: VBS Tips and Secrets
Podcast: 3 Steps for Goal Setting in 2014
Kids with Sadness During Christmas
Podcast: These Two Weeks
Podcast: 10 Christmas Activities for the Classroom
Podcast: Christmas Ideas
Podcast: Connecting Church + Home

Preschool

Pumpkin Spinner
Trick or Treat Outreach
Reversible Puzzle 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Fall Crayon Rubbing
Parent Expectations 
Fall Bible Skills: Sort the Leaves 
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Family Prayer Tree 
Surprise Pastor Appreciation Gift
Bible Book Pencil Sorting Game 
Ice Cream Prayer Craft 
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
Hopscotch on Bubble Wrap
I Feel like Quitting the Ministry
Countdown Bus
Boo Hoo Breakfast
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Publicize Your Ministry
Parenting is a Choice
Leading a Child to Christ 
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Three Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs 
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Father’s Day Tie Craft
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Teaching Preschoolers
Classroom Swag
Preschool Activity: Attaching Dots to Letters
Notes from Jesus
Framed Footprints Mother’s Day Craft  
Parent and Child Events 
Bible Table Top Game
Apple of our Eye
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
VBS Banners Are Here!! 
VBS Baseball Washer Necklace
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Parenting is a Choice 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Heart of the Child 2018
Coming April 9!
Interview with Jana Magruder
Heart of the Child 2018
A Heart for Missions
Target Tarp Game
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
Treats for the Birds
Heart of the Child 2018
Sensory Snowman
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Hop Mats!
Let’s Build a Snowman!
Building Your Team
New Book Recommendation for You 
Snow-Bowl!
Parent & Child Events 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Leading a Child to Christ 
Hey Friends!
Christmas Trees & Apple Pie!
Childcare Strikes Again!
Wood Slice Crafts
Pumpkin Pie Slice 
Candles- A Christmas Tradition 
Thankful Pumpkin Craft
Three Pillars of Children’s Ministry
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn
Senses Activities
Lego Stamped Corn 
What About Resource Rooms?
Frozen Kiwi Treats
Bible Skills for Babies – Kindergarten
Birthday Cake Cloud Dough
Publicize Your Ministry
Pumpkin Patch Memory Verse
TPT’s —Total Participation Techniques
Physical Learners
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
Pool Noodle Horse
Five Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Learning Centers Beyond Compare
Getting Babies into Sunday School and ETC
Please Meet the Real Mr. Bill 
Substitute Purgatory

Preteens

Research

Resources

Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Blue Cycle Bible Skill Boosters
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Publicize Your Ministry
Parenting is a Choice
Leading a Child to Christ 
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Fat Heads Are Here!!!
Bible Sword Drill this Summer!
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
VBS Banners Are Here!! 
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What Others are Saying about “Parenting is a Choice”
Parenting is a Choice!
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
“Parenting is a Choice” Coming April 9!
Parenting Is a Choice
Heart of the Child 2018
Coming April 9!
Interview with Jana Magruder
Fat Heads Are Here!!!
Heart of the Child 2018
Help Me Get Organized!
Easy Hacks Help Single Parents Stay on Track
Heart of the Child 2018
Hop Mats!
Building Your Team
New Book Recommendation for You 
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Leading a Child to Christ 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale! 
Hey Friends!
Childcare Strikes Again!
What About Resource Rooms?
Building a Ministry Team 
Bible Skills for Babies – Kindergarten
Publicize Your Ministry
TPT’s —Total Participation Techniques
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
Ministering to the Family Before the Baby 
What Others Are Saying… 
Lost Your Ministry Mojo? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
How to Lead Bible Drill! 
Learning Centers Beyond Compare
Ideas Gone Wild
Less Mess Glue Pad
Custom Banners for VBS! 
The Power of Community
Meet Ruthie!
Need a Release Form? 
One Day!!! Sweetheart Book Bundle Sale!
One Day!!! Sweetheart Book Bundle Sale!
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Creating & Implementing Children’s Ministry Policies
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Merry Christmas from all of us at Mr. Mark’s Classroom!
Free Advent Devotional Guide
Custom Banners 
How to Start a Weekday Early Education Ministry
Learning Centers Beyond Compare
Keeping Rugs and Babies Clean
Make Christ the Center of Your Teaching at Christmas Time
Teaching Children to Pray—A Teaching Tool
Seven Great Questions For Church Leaders
A Next Generation Perspective
When Lice is Discovered in your Children’s Ministry
Ever Wondered What Mr. Mark’s Resource Room Looks Like?
A great children’s ministry app for 2015 has arrived!
Shaping a Child’s Life
Bible Skills Indoor Obstacle Course
Beyond the Classroom with Children
Tips for Choosing the Right Curriculum
Writing Notes to Parents
Teacher Interview Form
How to Start a Special Education Ministry by Lifeway Staff
Free Samples and Redesigned Pages
Keep this on file!
How to Start a Weekday Early Education Ministry
Skit n’ Miss was a hit at Heart of the Child
Spring Learning Center
A Few of My Favorite Things
Positive Publicity Idea Bank
Enlisting Men to Teach Kids
Sunday Morning Survivor
Guidelines for a Vision to Minister to Children
Creating a Vision to Minister to Children
Contact 1-2-3
2013 Reader Survey
Children and Salvation
Should Sixth Grade Be In Youth?
What To Do?
Doing the Ministry Alone
Podcast: Give Me a Simple Way to Share the Gospel with Kids

Safety & Security

Special Needs

Sunday School

Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Never Ending Circle – Acts 1:8
Three Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs 
Bible Skills Summer Scene 
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Classroom Swag
Be Prepared 
Apple of our Eye
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Building Your Team
FAQ’s from Parents: When their Kids Resist Church
Gathering and Providing Parenting Helps
Five Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Searching for Substitute Teachers! Yuck!
Hiding God’s Word Bookmark
Substitute Purgatory
The Power of Community
The Responsibility to Balance Discipline with Relationship 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Creating & Implementing Children’s Ministry Policies
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
How to Have Group Time Success
How to Have Great Workers’ Meetings
When You Know the Goal, Then Establish the Routine
5 Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Encouraging Regular Attendance 
Making Prayer Reminders 
Searching for Substitute Teachers! Yuck!
Oh! Turkey Feathers
Fun Spider Facts Craft
Top Five Simple Steps to Sharing a Classroom
KIDS CRAFT: “Jesus Paid It All” Penny Cross
Learning in the Blocks Center
Guidelines for Extended Teaching Care
Getting Babies into Sunday School and ETC
Sunday Morning Survivor
Numbers and Words on Blocks
Sun Crayons
How Welcoming is Our Children’s Ministry?
Children and Salvation
Watercolors
Scrabble Crackers
Helping Kids Listen in Big Church
Bible Game
Bible Skills Indoor Obstacle Course
Easter Cookies
Family Devotions for Easter
Ideas for Easter
Drip Pan Activities
Podcast: Give Me a Simple Way to Share the Gospel with Kids
Take-Home Play Dough
Podcast: How to Retain Workers
Ten Commandements in Motion
Choices in Art
Stand-Up Figures
How Many Times?
Art Postcards
Foam Puzzles
Activities for Plastic Mats
Bible Teaching Checklist
Collage Art
Simple Steps to Enlisting Leaders
Storytelling
Avoid Going Viral
Candy Cane Play Dough
7 Fun Christmas Projects for Kids
Squeeze Bottle Painting
When Teachers Don’t Attend Worship
Tip Sheet for Leaf Prints
Fall Postcards
Getting the Most Out of your Resource Kits
Winter Game Mat Activity
Preschool Teacher Notebook Set-up
Preschool Book Storage
December Activities
Christmas Activity for Giant Game Floor Mat
Thanksgiving Scripture Cake
Pumpkin Pie Playdough
Pumpkin Seeds
Between Sunday Mornings
Outreach Idea: Card File
Is Rotation Sunday School Okay?
Dealing with Wild Monkeys
It’s Not Over When They Promote
Creating a Wonderful Learning Environment
Musical Shakers
Hidden Items in a Jar
You Teach… When You Aren’t Teaching!

Tales from the Trenches

Teacher Helps

School’s Back in Session! Hooray!!!
Great Advice in Ministry: Stay Away from “Little Man Syndrome”
I Feel like Quitting the Ministry
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Leading a Child to Christ 
Practicing Fire Drills
Three Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs 
Favorite Things at Grouptime
Tips for Classroom Appearance 
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2
Notes from Jesus
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
Are We Teaching for Biblical Literacy? 
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Heart of the Child 2018
Heart of the Child 2018
Help Me Get Organized!
Bible Skill Table Top Game
Heart of the Child 2018
What’s the Big Deal with Learning Centers?
Hop Mats!
New Book Recommendation for You 
The Gifts of Capability and Confidence Create Leaders
Gospel Centered Ministry
Bundle Sale Ends Today!
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Once a Year Bundle Sale
Leading a Child to Christ 
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale! 
Three Pillars of Children’s Ministry
Eight Ways Preschoolers Learn
What About Resource Rooms?
Frozen Kiwi Treats
Bible Skills for Babies – Kindergarten
Spider Web Bible Verse
TPT’s —Total Participation Techniques
Physical Learners
Lost Your Ministry Mojo? 
 Need a Little Mojo in Your Ministry?
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
Five Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Drip Pan – A Teacher’s New Friend
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Ideas Gone Wild
When is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
Less Mess Glue Pad
Planning for the Physical Learner
The Power of Community
Essentialism 
Easter Ideas for the Classroom
Meet Ruthie!
One Day!!! Sweetheart Book Bundle Sale!
One Day!!! Sweetheart Book Bundle Sale!
Why Use Bible Phrases with Preschoolers?
Avoid Going Viral like the Joneses
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
Steps to Creating & Implementing Children’s Ministry Policies
Once a Year Book Bundle Sale!
How to Have Group Time Success
Knock-Knock Door Posters 
Accept Each Child as a Unique Creation of God
Five Tips for New Teachers 
The Ten Commandments in Motion 
5 Tips for Starting a New Year at Church 
Encouraging Regular Attendance 
Providing Choices in the Classroom
When Is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
How to Start a Weekday Early Education Ministry
Getting to Know Your New Class 
Treating Children with Respect Increases Your Authority  
Help Parents Understand The Dynamics At Work In Your Preschool Area (and learn better parenting skills to boot!)
Giant Dice 
Field Trip Tips 
Craft- Good News Buzzer! 
Game- MAKE ROOM AT THE TABLE!
Confession Wednesday: No Separation Anxiety with the Jones’ Kids
Top Five Simple Steps to Sharing a Classroom
Arguing Crosses The Line Into Dishonor
Help! I am new to kid’s ministry!
Out the Door to Camp!
ATeacher’s Smartphone Ideas
A great children’s ministry app for 2015 has arrived!
More Favorite Things!
Teacher Appreciation
Learning in the Blocks Center
Skit n’ Miss was a hit at Heart of the Child
Guidelines for Extended Teaching Care
A Few of My Favorite Things
Books You Recommend?
Teacher Appreciation Ideas
Teacher Creativity (Conference Outline)
Sunday Morning Survivor
Guidelines for Leading the Vision of Childhood Ministry
Guidelines for a Vision to Minister to Children
Creating a Vision to Minister to Children
5 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves
Contact 1-2-3
Care4Kids

Training

Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Leading a Child to Christ 
Sing Your Bible Thoughts 
Parenting is a Choice!
Distracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids
Heart of the Child 2018
Coming April 9!
Heart of the Child 2018
Heart of the Child 2018
Building Your Team
Leading a Child to Christ 
Hey Friends!
Building a Ministry Team 
Mr. Mark’s New Kids’ Ministry Book is here!
When is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
Please Meet the Real Mr. Bill 
The Power of Community
Essentialism 
I Want to Invite you to Join our Online Conference for FREE!
How to Have Great Workers’ Meetings
Budget Time!
When Is a Child Ready to Accept Christ? 
Common Barriers in Kid’s Ministry
Top Five Simple Steps to Sharing a Classroom
Help! I am new to kid’s ministry!
Does Your Child Love God’s Word?
PODCAST: 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT LEADING YOUNG ADULTS
Clean Up Time
Vehicle Requirements
Are You Prepared?
Transportation Procedure
Learning in the Blocks Center
Skit n’ Miss was a hit at Heart of the Child
Guidelines for Extended Teaching Care
Books You Recommend?
Understanding Today’s Preschoolers, with a FREE e-book!
Guidelines for Leading the Vision of Childhood Ministry
Guidelines for a Vision to Minister to Children
Creating a Vision to Minister to Children
5 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves
Contact 1-2-3
15 Things Your Preteen Wants to Tell You
I Wish I Could Explain Salvation to My Kids
Children and Salvation
Training Youth to Teach in VBS
Should Sixth Grade Be In Youth?
Podcast: Give Me a Simple Way to Share the Gospel with Kids
Podcast: How to Retain Workers
Podcast: How to Enlist Workers
Speaking to an Audience of Kids
Storytelling
Train Up A Child
Why Choices Are Important for Preschoolers
Getting the Most Out of your Resource Kits
You are Making a Difference!
Community Questions: Building Relationships With Kids
Community Question: Tardy Parents
Lessons in Leadership
Partnering with Parents
Oklahoma Childhood Ministry Events
Bullying
Team Covenant
Children and Divorce
Building a Positive Self Image
Children and Salvation
Guiding Behavior
Understanding Behavior
The Rising Risk of Bullying
Bible Book Search
Lessons from Camp
Beyond Sunday Morning

Uncategorized

Vacation Bible School

Last Call for VBS Decorations 
Inviting Friends and Neighbors to VBS 
VBS Snacks Tip Sheet
VBS Banners Are Here!! 
VBS Baseball Washer Necklace
Decorate Your VBS Classroom! 
Megaphones
Clubhouse Floor
Rocks! 
Small Telescope 
Roof Top City Building 
Creative VBS Announcement
Starry Sky
Make Stars Out of CDs!
Custom Banners for VBS! 
How to Make a VBS Clubhouse 
Star Teacher Gift
Clubhouse Walls Inside
Constructing the Flat Top Clubhouse
Night Time Trees and Bushes
Night Sky
Check out our Newest Page!
Large Telescope
City Clubhouse (Flat top- Lid Roof)
Roman Building Bundle
Custom Banners for VBS!
Large Telescope 
Create the Factory Scene
Simple Night Sky 
Shingle Clubhouse
Telescope and Charts
VBS PowerPoints and Photos 
Walls Inside the Clubhouse 
City Clubhouse
Clubhouse Interior Walls 
Shingled Roof Clubhouse
Flat Roof Clubhouse
Budget Time!
Limited Supply of VBS Decorations!
Seaweed
Colored Sock Coral 
Fancy Coral 
Balloon Octopus
VBS 2016: Submerged Starfish!
Announcing Giant VBS Decorations!
Last Week of VBS Ideas…
VBS 2016 Observation Deck
VBS 2016 Starfish
More VBS ideas!
VBS 2016 Sea Scene 2
VBS 2016 Fish Bubbles
VBS 2016 3-D Seaweed
VBS 2016 Brain Coral
VBS 2016 Seaweed and Coral
Looking for More VBS 2016 Ideas?
VBS 2016 Horizontal Table Tubes
VBS 2016 Island Map Table
VBS 2016 Periscope
VBS 2016 Submarine Dashboard
VBS 2016 Submarine Helm
VBS 2016 Submarine Walls
VBS 2016 Vertical Tubes
VBS 2016 is Here!
VBS Jelly Fish
VBS Twisted Seaweed
VBS Small Rocks
VBS Seaweed
VBS Large Rocks
VBS Coral
VBS Colored Pipe Coral
VBS Balloon Octopus
VBS Sea Scene
Announcing New Classroom Decorations!
VBS Was Awesome!
VBS 2015 Idea
VBS Decorations Final Sale Tomorrow- May 15
Here are couple of VBS Ideas for the Fellowship Hall and the Stage
VBC Decoration Video… The Missions Stop
VBS Decoration Video… Rushing Water
VBS Decoration Video… Shady Grove
VBS Decoration Video… The Cave
VBS Decoration Videos Now Available!
Check out our VBS Treehouse Decoration!
VBS 2015: Jungle Painted Sheets
VBS 2015: Large Scale Daffodils
VBS 2015: Oversized Flower
VBS 2015: Rope Bridge
VBS 2015: Water Wheel
VBS 2015: Foam Tree Slices or Stepping Stones:
VBS 2015: Sunset Backdrop- Boulder Bridge
VBS 2015 Large Carnation or Peony
VBS 2015 Boulder Bridge Missions
VBS 2015 Treehouse Rope Ladder
Enlisting VBS Workers
VBS 2015 Rappelling Ravine
VBS 2015 Large Scale Trees
VBS 2015 Foliage Banners and Vines
VBS 2015 Large Stand-Up Trail Map
VBS 2015 Large Compass
VBS 2015 Boulder Bridge

VBS 2017

VBS 2018

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