Father’s Day Snack Gift

For Father’s Day we decided on a very simple gift for the fathers.  I bought some meat sticks and a variety of small candy bars for the children to choose from to give their fathers. All you have to do is cut a short length of ribbon to tie them together and the kids can […]

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Mother’s Day Treat Bag

For our Mother’s Day lesson, the kids put together treat bags to give their mothers.  Each child got a quart-size ziploc and picked out snacks which were lined up buffet-style on a table.  The treat bag accompanied the Mother’s Day card that each child made. Here’s the list of what we had, but next year […]

Skittles Tithe Demo

For our lesson on Stewardship & Treasure, we did this easy demonstration to give kids a good visual for how much their tithe really is. Materials: Lg. bag of Skittles Med./lg. bowl Small bowl Med./lg. spoon Napkins Directions: Review with the children what tithing is, and how much it is.  Tell them you’re going to […]

Bags for the Homeless

For our lesson on Stewardship and Talent, the kids assembled bags of supplies for some of the homeless people in our community.  We set up the supplies buffet-style and the kids worked in pairs to gather the items and fill the bags.  They also each drew a picture on an index card to include in […]

Zelda or Link Party Food

Well, I’m finally getting around to posting the food we had at my son’s Link birthday party. This party was so poorly planned, you wouldn’t believe it. The day before, we sat down to figure out the food and activities. I’ve been quite busy of late and extras like this have fallen along the wayside. […]

Painting with Marshmallows

This isn’t so much an art project as it is an artistic method.  Let your class dip marshmallows in tempera paint and make a picture!  You can use mini, regular-size, and/or extra large marshmallows. Kids can either spell out a word or message, like above, or paint a scene from a story (rainbow for Noah’s […]

Christmas Gifts for Jesus

One week last Christmas we had a birthday party for Jesus during Sunday School.  We advertised ahead of time that we were collecting non-perishable goods to give to the local food pantry.  If kids wanted, they could bring in the food and it would be like a gift to give Jesus, but it would benefit […]

Peppermint Popcorn Bark

If you have a Christmas party planned for the kids, or just need a fun snack some Sunday, here’s your ticket.  This stuff is so good you’ll be tempted to make another batch just for yourself.  My one tip is, don’t be a dummy like me.  I didn’t remove the old maids, thinking they’d sink […]