Celebrating Lent with Young Kids Lent truly is a countdown to Easter. We offer prayers, almsgiving, and fasting as we await the resurrection of our Lord. A countdown chain gives kids a more concrete understanding of how many days are in Lent and a visual for how long Lent will continue. A paper chain is also simple and quick with little mess, all bonuses … [Read more...] about How to Make a Lent Paper Chain
January 1st is New Year's Day. It's also the day that Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of Mary. Our most recent Experience God pack was focused on The Story of Mary. The optional child craft and family activity pack was a perfect way to spend some time reflecting on Mary and her role as "Mother" in the holy family. We did three of the supplied crafts focused on … [Read more...] about Crafts Celebrating the Story of Mary
Amy Grant is an amazing recording artist and a family favorite. Her Christmas albums always top the stack when we start playing seasonal music. Her songs play in the background during some of my favorite holiday memories; decorating the Christmas tree, making cookies, and snuggling up with beloved Christmas picture books. Her newest album, "Tennessee Christmas" has … [Read more...] about Win an Amy Grant Tennessee Christmas CD!
Each month Experience God, a Christian Preschool Program from Mother Goose Time sends us story cards and activities to help further understand a bible story. This month we focused on The Story of the Tower of Babel. The crafts that came with this month's selection were a huge hit with the kids and as an ambassador for Mother Goose Time I'm thrilled to be able to share 3 … [Read more...] about Three Fun Child Crafts for The Story of The Tower of Babel
I love using devotionals to more fully embrace the Christmas season. "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Countdown to Christmas" was recently sent to me from Litfuse Publicity and I have to say it has some fabulous features that make it a unique and fun find! Like most devotionals, each entry has a snippet of scripture. Unlike many other devotionals, this book … [Read more...] about Ace Collins’ Magic of Christmas Prize Pack