One of a Kind Items Needed: stamp pad (or paint or even a marker) Copy or construction paper Markers or colored pencils Read Psalm 139:14. God made you different from every other person and has a special purpose for you. No one is just like you. The Bible tells us we are wonderfully made. Every…

Courtney DeFeo Do you remember the year you turned nine? How about twelve? I remember. I remember playing outside with my friend Erin. I remember my Cabbage Patch Kid dolls. I remember my mom’s chocolate cake and watching Auburn games with my dad and roller skating in the street. I remember when my brother was…

Finely Tuned! Read Psalm 139:13-14, Hebrews 3:4, and Genesis 1:1. Scripture provides teaching and evidence that God exists and the world around us definitely points to a Creator. Use one or both of these examples to inspire your family to think about the existence of God and the many ways we see Him in our…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. Being bullied as a youngster may lead to lifelong struggles in adulthood. New research warns that victims of teenage bullying face a 40% greater risk for mental health problems by the time they hit their mid-20s. Young adults with a history of adolescent bullying…

The Biggest Eraser Item Needed: erasable writing board (toy, white board, dry erase markers on the shower wall) Write a message, and then do what is necessary to erase what was written. Students using D6 Curriculum this week studied about Zacchaeus and his efforts to seek out Jesus. Ultimately Zacchaeus recognized his sin and his…

Half the story? Give your kids half the pieces in a puzzle and ask them to put it together. (Don’t tell them you are only giving them half of the pieces; keep them hidden until later.) When they complain that they can’t do it, give them the missing pieces to complete the puzzle. Talk about…

Prodigal Son Act out the story of the prodigal son. Choose parts (father, son, friends, pigs, servant—find a part for each family member) for the characters in the story. Read the story aloud from Luke 15:11-24 and the actors will do what is happening in the story. When the prodigal son realized he had sinned…

Search for It Draw a picture of or write the name of each of the following ways to get wisdom—Bible, parents, pastor, godly Christians, prayer—on an index card or piece of paper. Hide these when the kids are not looking. Ask: Where can you find wisdom? Instruct the kids to search for five cards (hidden…

Written by Tony Bianco As every parent in 2019 knows, Fortnite is a household name and game. This multi-platform (PC, Xbox, PlayStation 4, Nintendo, and mobile) and cross-platform (playable for with others on different platforms) game is sweeping not only the nation but the world! Winners of the 2018 Gaming Awards, Best On-Going Game, and…

What About Him? Gather everyone around the table (after dinner?) and pass out paper and pencils or crayons. Instruct kids to draw a picture…while looking at the person’s picture on their right (to illustrate the idea that it is often looking at others that we are not happy with our life). What was hard about…