Wednesday, March 23, 2016

DIY Ice Cave



Remember that church with the camel kneeling on its platform? Well I was there last week and the first thing they said to me was, “Come and see our ice cave!” They even have the nerve to open the window in the winter time to make it feel like an ice cave.

So how do you make an ice cave? Plastic tablecloths and

Sunday, March 20, 2016

5 Creative Uses for a Green Screen in Children's Ministry


http://kidologist.com/2016/02/12/making-lessons-relational/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kidologist+%28Kidologist.com%29

Years ago our youth entered a video contest to try and win money to attend a conference. We wrote a script that included all kinds of crazy scenes. The girl that was going to film it took one look at the script and said, “I can’t do this.”

“Why not?” I asked.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

DIY Set for Interactive Bible Story: Samson


An Occupational Therapist once bragged to me of the creativity of the people in her business. I don’t doubt her, OT’s work to help people with limitations adapt to a normal lifestyle. Anyone that works within limitations to achieve things has to resort to creativeness. That makes kidmins

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Treasure Hunt Clue in a Shamrock Shake


A few years ago, alright, a lot more than a few years ago – when I used to work with teens, we did a Saint Patty’s Day party. The crux of the party was a treasure hunt.

And the piece de resistance was