Archive for the ‘Awana’ Category

Add a Pre-Prix to Your Grand Prix

 

What’s a Pre-Prix you ask?

That’s when you buy some unfinished wood cars, set up a train track, and make an area for pre-clubbers to push the cars around the track and have their own racing area!

Barb, our Cubbie director, created this special event, brought a cup full of markers and added tons of fun to our Grand Prix race.  Giving the littles something fun to do while the bigs raced their cars was brilliant.

Hope your Grand Prix is a success this year!

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Scripture Writing Plans

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Here’s a great resource that provides a challenge:  Scripture Writing Plans, one for each month.

On the Sweet Blessings website you’re encouraged to spend a few minutes a day focusing on God’s word just by copying down a verse.  This can be helpful for your clubber or for yourself.

On Shannon’s blog you’ll also find scripture printables.  Check out the many things she has to offer and immerse yourself in God’s Word!

 

 

The Pumpkin Gospel

I found this gem on Pinterest: the Pumpkin Gospel.

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It’s a fun presentation for large group time with a message that your clubbers will remember: God creates us, cares for us, removes our sin and makes us a new creation; now let your light shine for Him.

You can include a few questions to small group leaders for futher discussion.

 

Celebration!

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Awana May16

Celebrating another great year of Awana at Awards Night!

Our prayer is that the scripture memorized would be meaningful and impactful, for years to come:

“I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you” – Psalm 119:11

Carnival Night

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Awana Apr16 perfection

Always a favorite night — carnival games and prizes during game time!

Sparks Drive In Movie Night

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Sparkies Drive In Movie Night is always a highlight of the year.
Kids bring their “car” decorated, along with a favorite pillow or blanket.
Here they are lined up and ready for the show to begin!

Positive Things to Say to Kids

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Awana is a ministry all about loving kids and encouraging them in their walk with Christ. Here’s a list of 64 Positive Things to Say to Kids from CreativeWithKids.com that you can say to build a clubber’s confidence.   Try using a few of these this week in your club:

  • You are loved
  • You are capable
  • You can make a difference
  • You are learning
  • I’m glad you’re here