October 28, 2014 -- Issue #24 - Volume 15


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         In today's issue:


1) Christmas Skit: Three Kings

2) Bible Memory Drill: Hot Spot

3) Pumpkin Patch Bulletin Board Idea

4) Thanksgiving Crafts?

5) Thanksgiving Bulletin Board

Journey to the Manger Advent crafts
Journey to the manger this Advent season
with easy-to-do crafts, recipes, and daily Scripture readings (Ages 5+)


1) Christmas Skit: Three Kings

The first Christmas story is humorously told from the Magi's point of view in our latest Christmas skit, "Three Kings." You can find it listed alphabetically in our Christmas Skits, Plays, & Dramas section at: http://www.sundayschoolnetwork.com/skits-Christmas.html.


2) Bible Memory Drill: Hot Spot

"Hot-Spot" is a game to challenge children to recite their Bible memory verses. The kids line up and take turns stepping on to a designated "spot." They are then given a chance to say the Bible verse they've memorized. If they are successful we give them some Bible Bucks. If they make a mistake, they go to the back of the line to try one more time. The kids love doing this! However, we also allow shy children to recite their verses one-on-one with a teacher.

Find more Bible memorization techniques in Bible Games Explosion.



3) Pumpkin Patch Bulletin Board Idea

Check it out at:
Who's Hiding in the Pumpkin Patch?

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Get ready for the Christmas Advent Season!

 Advent, Advent crafts, Christmas crafting  Christmas crafting, Chrismons, Christian ornaments, ornaments of faith  Chrismons for kids
Journey to the Manger | Chrismon Snowflakes | Chrismon-Kids


4) Thanksgiving Crafts?

Do you have a Thanksgiving craft you've created? Have it published here. Send to: submissions@sundayschoolnetwork.com 


5) Thanksgiving Bulletin Board

It's important to be mindful of our blessings, and to have a grateful heart. Begin class by Thanksgiving turkey bulletin boarddiscussing with children what it means to be thankful, and what are they thankful for? Then write their answers on the turkey's tail feathers. You might also look up Scripture that speaks of thanks, thankful, and thanksgiving, and then read a few of those passages before writing down their answers. (You can also use men's old ties for the tail feathers.)

Christian ornament of faith, Christ ornmanets, Chrismons

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