Family Led Ideas (where parent initiate & lead discipleship!)
Here are some devotional prompts that encourages taking the lessons and devotional into your own hands! You are the biggest encouragement of your Childs faith and what a great opportunity to deepen not only your spirituality but the spirituality of your family! Let's make sure your kids have a foundation that can lead them to a life long faith!
Read the Bible together as a family. Kids get a turn to read aloud too!
Parents can lead a family devotion time. Some printable devotion examples!
Have a worship dance party. Put on praise music or use kids worship songs found on YouTube.
Parents can lead a Bible craft with their kids. Lots of craft ideas!
Online Learning and Brain Boosting Resources!
Here are some links to sites that are temporarily offering free lessons and resources!
Some Museums that you can virtually tour!
Video and Devotional Resources!
Here you will find some options for Sunday school and some online resources that can you can use in the format of virtual Sunday school lessons!
Games and crafts galore! Here you will find some fun activities, games and crafts that will be updated weekly!
Create a Scavenger Hunt!
Make a list of items for the kids to find around the house
(these can be everyday things or ones you have intentionally hidden).
Give your child the checklist and send them off!
When they find an item they can either check it off the list or place all the items in a bag. Have some kind of mini reward/incentive for the child when they finish.
Set up a tent (or build a blanket fort) in the living room and have an indoor campout! You can lay out some sleeping bags, play some board games and maybe make some s’mores! For real effect use your phone to play some campfire or wilderness sounds off YouTube!
Find an old sock, some yarn, markers, glue, google eyes, whatever else
you have lying around and get creative making your own sock puppets!
When you’re done put on a sock puppet show for the house!
Make a Movie
Talk to you kids about their favorite movies, then encourage them to come up with their own movie idea! They can write out a script, create costumes from whatever is around the house, and then use your phone or camera to film it. When it is done load it onto the computer, maybe pop some popcorn and put on your comfiest pyjamas and make a little family movie night of it ☺
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ cup salt
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- ¾ cup of warm water
- Food coloring (or Kool-Aid)
Pour the flour, salt and food coloring into a large bowl and mix. Add the vegetable oil and a half cup of warm water. Stir until the color is evenly distributed and then use your hands to knead the dough. Add more water if the texture is too dry or crumbly.