Peanuts, Gluten, and Dairy! Oh My!

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Yes, it’s true that a few decades ago kids had Kool-Aid® and cookies or whatever the sweet ladies of the church made including all sorts of nut-filled goodies or homemade ice cream (with raw eggs, am I dating myself?) on the last day of VBS. For all kinds of reasons, snack life is not so simple anymore. As we minister to families and take steps to help them feel included and welcomed, taking a special look at what we offer for snacks is just another part of that total effort.   It ... Continue Reading

New Look for Adult VBS 2016

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 Take a quick peek at the new look for Adult VBS resources. Everything is now packaged in a handy snap closure portfolio envelope. The leader guide is a book rather than a stack of loose pages. All the great resources like a CD-ROM, posters, and sample learner are still included. And the price has been reduced! What a great reason to give Adult VBS a try.      Here are some ways churches use Adult VBS: 1. The Wednesday or Sunday nights prior to VBS to spiritually prepare ... Continue Reading

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