Bible Escape Rooms – Exciting Bible Activities for Youth and Adults

Bible escape rooms can be a really fun way to encourage a friendly competition into solving puzzles and riddles while learning more about a Bible story or biblical character. Creating a Bible escape room doesn’t have to be difficult or elaborate to be a hit at your next youth group or small group. When you …

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How to Give Your Worries to God – 3 Powerful and Encouraging Steps

It can be easy to tritely say “do not worry about anything” and here’s a Bible verse, but your life is filled with uncertainties. There are many things in life that you cannot control one bit and that tends create anxiety and allow for worries concerns to creep into your thinking. Learning how to give …

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Important Questions About School to Ask When Choosing a New School

It is very important to know the right questions about school to ask about a prospective school so that you end up with the information you need to make the right choice.  Perhaps you are choosing a school for the first time, or maybe you’ve just moved to a new community. Getting ready to send …

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Easy Preschool Reading Activities to Build Early Literacy Skills

Reading skills begin to develop in young children long before they learn to decode simple words. Preschool reading activities or early literacy concepts are easy to build into your play-time with your child. Preschool Reading Activities – Early Literacy Activities for Young Children The more you surround your child with books, learning, and words, the …

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Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

It is very important, as a parent, to know that your child will be safe and cared for when they go to preschool. Just because a preschool is close to your home or work, doesn’t guarantee that it will be the best place for your child. There are so many important questions to ask when …

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Simple Math Activities for Preschoolers – Teaching Math Through Play

One day, my young daughter was in her car seat in the back seat of the car when she asked “Mommy, how much is 198 and 27?” I glanced in the rear view mirror to make sure it was my preschool daughter asking this question. I had been asking her these types of math questions …

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Learning Through Play – How to Capture Teachable Moments with Young Children

When my daughters were young, we had so much fun integrating learning opportunities into games and play.  This happened quite often and quite naturally.  Little did we know then how much they were learning through playing, reading, doing chores, or just talking.  You may be wondering… What is learning through play? Why is learning through …

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I am the Vine, You are the Branches – How to Remain in Me with John 15

If you have spent any time reading in the Gospels, you have probably read the story of the vine and branches.  If you feel like you have to try to be good enough or earn God’s love, please read on.  This parable in John 15 is such a beautiful picture of the freedom of God’s …

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