Posts Tagged ‘Awana’

The Pumpkin Gospel

I found this gem on Pinterest: the Pumpkin Gospel.

pumpkin-gospel

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.

 

Carnival Night

Awana Apr 16 spin

Awana Apr16 perfection

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

Positive Things to Say to Kids

Poster - 64 Ways

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

 

Theme Nights 2015-16

Here’s what’s goin’ on this year in our club:

September 16 Welcome Back Night – wear your smiles
September 23 Baseball Cap Night – wear your favorite cap forward or backwards
September 30 Marshmallow Night – incentive – earn marshmallows for each section recited
October 7 Pumpkin Night – wear those fun Fall colors to celebrate the season
October 14 World Outreach Night – discover how God works in Awana all around the world
October 21 Friendship Night – learn about introducing friends to Awana
October 28 Mustache Night – wear some hair on your face
November 4 Sticker Night – incentive – earn a sticker for each section recited
November 7 Awana Grand Prix Car Workshop – Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 in the HCC workshop
November 11 Crazy Hair Night – a hair-doooo extravaganza!
November 14 Awana Grand Prix Car Races – Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 in the HCC Renton gym
November 18 Sports Team Night — dress for your favorite sports team
November 25 No Club – Happy Thanksgiving!
December 2 Wrap-Up a Leader Night — Clubbers get to “gift wrap” their Leaders
December 9 Ring a Bell Night – we’ll be ringing bells and eating cupcakes to celebrate
December 16 No Club – Christmas Break – Girls T&T Christmas Party
December 23 No Club – Christmas Break – Merry Christmas!
December 30 No Club – Christmas Break
January 6 Super Hero Night – dress like your favorite super hero
January 13 Rescue Me Night – dress like you need to be rescued
January 15 Sparks Drive-In Movie Night – Friday in the Upper Gym Rooms – it’s fun in a box
January 20 Halfway Night – celebrate being halfway through the year
January 27 Pop Can Night – bring in aluminum cans which become Bibles for South African kids
February 3 Silly Sock Night – clothe your feet in pure silliness
February 10 Ice cream Sundae Night – incentive — earn a topping for sections recited
February 17 No Club – Midwinter break
February 24 Shine Your Light Night – let’s brighten up the dark winter night with lights
March 2 Crazy Hat Night – wear something cool or goofy on your head
March 9 Arctic Night – dress up for winter fun and “snowball” games
March 16 Dress Like a Mess Night – be a fashion disaster
March 23 Pudding Feast Night – selected winners have a “no hands” pudding eating contest
March 30 Fun Fair Carnival – incentive — celebrate a great year at club
April 6 No Club – Spring break
April 13 Hawaiian Shirt Night – Aloha! (just no swim suits or flip-flops)
April 20 Freckles Night – incentive — give your leader some freckles and come with your own
April 27 Love Your Leader Night – bring a homemade card of appreciation or treat for your Leader
May 4 Balloon Bash Night – play balloon games during game time
May 11 Quiz Night – quizzing for Sparks and T&T; Cubbies wear your team colors
May 18 Awards Night and Celebration

 

 

Coloring Pages

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It’s always handy to have some coloring pages on hand for clubbers.

Here’s a few links you might find helpful:

http://www.kristendukephotography.com/whimsical-kind-print/ 

http://azcoloring.com/awana-coloring-pages

http://www.pinterest.com/craftrina/awana-sparks/

http://www.nickjr.com/printables/all-shows/coloring-pages/all-ages/index.jhtml

 

Awana Advent Devotional

Christmas is a loud time. A loud time when we crave quiet.

The kind of quiet that provides space and brings the sense of expectation that we’re all created to enjoy. This Christmas, center your thoughts on the Savior who was expected. But still surprises.

Sign up here  (http://advent.awana.org/)

 

 

Awana Grand Prix Tips

Our Grand Prix race day is right around the corner.

We host a Saturday workshop with volunteer experts who help families with the learn about the details of making a good racing car.  Important aspects to make your fast car are:

  • Weight — make sure your car is at the maximum weight
  • Preparing the axles properly — reducing friction
  • Axle location — is key

See this website for a great tutorial:  Tips for a FAST Pinewood Derby Car

Here’s an idea for a paint booth:

Check out Pinterest for :

  • car design ideas
  • snack ideas
  • decorating themes

to make your race day fabulous!