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

Another 2015 Sneak Peek

You've already gotten a sneak peek at the interior and exterior of the Tangled Branch Tree House (Bible Study) and Survival Springs (snacks). "But what about the other rotations?" you say. "We must see more!" Have no fear, the others are right here! Enjoy this little preview of what's to come next summer on your "Journey Off the Map!" Shady Grove (crafts) Boulder Bridge (missions) Rushing Waters (music) ... Continue Reading