VBS 2015 Fun Facts - About Snacks!

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In some form or fashion, food is a part of every VBS! The VBS 2015 Snack Rotation Recipe Cards have a new look! Here are a few facts about next year's snack cards. There are 5 Bible related snack ideas with pictures 34 Theme related snack recipes 23 of the theme recipes are identified as "Preschool Friendly" 14 of the theme recipes have steps that "Kids Can Do" 10 Dinner menus that incorporate some of the theme recipes 18 Store bought snack suggestions with ... Continue Reading

VBS Starter Kits Save Time and Money – Check out the V.A.L.U.E.

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V – Very easy for the VBS director to distribute since the leader pack, leader guide, and a sample Kids Field Kit or Preschool Field Kit are packaged together and clearly labeled for distribution to teaching teams. A – Age-appropriate rotation leader guides are packed in each Preschool Starter Kit and Kids Starter Kit. L – Leaders are able to become fully acquainted with the resources and then determine what additional resources are needed. U – Useful extras such as craft pack ... Continue Reading

VBS – Not Just for Kids!

 LifeWay’s VBS provides resources for ALL ages. This year our church had a great experience tapping into this great family resource. Adult VBS – For the five “night” services (two Sunday nights and three Wednesday nights) prior to kids VBS, we had adult VBS! This helped give all of our leaders a great biblical foundation as they prepared to teach. Youth VBS – Our youth leaders used the Student VBS during a Friday night lock-in prior to the start of our kids VBS. The youth had a blast while ... Continue Reading

Shining in Your Sweet Spot

A couple of years ago we had one of “those” VBS weeks. Unexpected illnesses and surgeries and countless other things derailed our VBS plans. Thankfully people rallied and jumped in to do things outside of their norm. We “accidentally” discovered something great. We found a lot of people’s VBS sweet spot. One lady who “always” teaches jumped in to run the kitchen (we do a full meal each night of VBS). She doesn’t want to do this particular job all the time, but for one week she loves ... Continue Reading