A wide variety of posts to help celebrate Easter Sunday and the whole season in church and at home, including crafts and teaching tools for all ages.
A collection of Building Faith’s Advent posts, including activities for the congregation, the classroom, and the home, from wreaths to calendars to prayers. Advent is a season of preparation and anticipation, these posts aim to help.
“What matters most is that your prayer is authentic, spoken from the hopes and fears of your heart. God knows you and delights in your voice.” My First Prayer for My Children When I was pregnant with my first child, I was flipping through a mother’s prayer book in a library used book […]
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When to teach Easter is a fundamental question for churches who see high attendance numbers on Easter Sunday but do not offer formational time on the Feast Day.
Traditionally used in early-childhood classrooms, a parachute can introduce movement and visual appeal when learning Bible stories. 8 Bible stories and their parachute movements are included.
A Christmas pageant survival checklist ensures the simplest of children’s pageants run more smoothly. A gift during this hectic, if joyful, time of year!
Invite community members to pray for students and teachers with a prayer station in front of your church. We used a chalkboard, with inspiring results.
Children crave time outdoors, and Christian formation activities outside help them connect to God. Here are five options, from plants to chalk to clay.
“Gracious God, Bless the visitors that come to find our cache. We pray that all who find it know your presence in our church, our community and our world.” What is Geocaching? Geocaching is an outdoor game where players hunt for containers of all sizes using clues and coordinates found online. […]
Tell the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection with each flag-making step. Flags may be made on Palm Sunday, or earlier, and displayed Easter morning.
Jesse Tree readings and ornaments become the basis for Old Testament Sunday school and an Advent skit.