Introducing the VBS 2015 Preschool Keepsake Book

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I am so excited to share a brand new resource with you today on the blog. It's called the VBS 2015 Preschool Keepsake Book and it is pretty much the cutest thing ever! Parents love documenting the milestones of their children's early lives and often fill scrapbooks and memory books with pictures, notes, cards, etc. So to help parents record their child's first "journey off the map," we've produced a keepsake book ready for teachers and kids to fill with individual and class pictures, handprints, ... Continue Reading

What to Save for 2015

          Want a jump on prepping for VBS 2015 decorations? Here's a list of things you can start saving (and collecting) now for next summer. Giant, colorful flowers (stores like Hobby Lobby, Michael's, and JoAnn's have tons of summer decor on sale at the end of the season) Natural grass skirts or tablecloths Palm fronds Sticks, branches, bamboo poles, and the like Green plastic tablecloths (for vines) Green vinyl tablecloths (for lily pads) Blue foil ... Continue Reading

Zip Tip: THEME IT UP!

Tired of seeing the same themes over and over again when you go to pick out summer curriculum? You know there's going to be at least one beach theme on the shelf... and probably some kind of wilderness adventure, too. Not a problem. When it comes to themes and decorations, Zip for Kids is a blank slate. That means you can theme it up anyway you want. Always wanted a dinosaur theme? Go for it. How about time traveling back to Bible times? Do it! Zip is intentionally theme-less so that you can ... Continue Reading

Zip Tip: Finding Printable Resources

When thumbing through the session booklets you'll notice that some activities call for specific printable (or projectable) resources. These may be things like scripts for the Bible story skits, review questions, Powerpoint slides, or helps for sharing the gospel. To access any of these resources, simply pop the DVD-ROM included in the Administrative Helps folder into your computer. (Note: Your computer must have a DVD-ROM drive to open the files. A CD-ROM drive alone will not be able to access ... Continue Reading