Preschoolers Archive

Preschool Pointers—12 Learning Center Ideas

Create a lively classroom environment in your ministry by adding new learning centers! Learning centers energize learners and create the feeling that there are many things to do. Centers come in handy when children arrive early, when parents pick them up late, or when some students finish another task more quickly than their peers. Learning centers are topic-specific stations set up in a small area. …

Preschool Pointers: Captivating Children with Interactive Stories

“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” —Rudyard Kipling Stories capture our imaginations. Stories clarify abstract concepts. Stories imprint long-term memories. A well-told tale will both instruct and motivate any audience. Jesus often laced unforgettable stories into His sermons. Via stories, the Lord related truths that rebuked His detractors and energized His followers. As educators who grasp the …

Preschool Pointers: 7 “Attention Getters” for Little Ones

Going Hoarse? During my first summer as a camp counselor, I lost my voice almost every week. Each game, devotional, and worship time seemed to require loud yelling to control the kids. I stumbled through my weekly responsibilities with hoarse, cracking speech. And the joy of the job was fading! Thank heaven for Steve, then. As our camp leader, Steve had mastered the art of holding …

Today’s kids need God’s Word

Whether you are building a new home or raising a young child, laying a solid foundation is essential. If you establish a firm base, you can be reasonably confident that the future will remain on stable footings. A faulty foundation, however, foretells that headaches are on the horizon. Trust the Tools Three tools are essential to lay a good foundation for a new home: a …