Journey Off the Map for Preschoolers and Kindergartners

VBS 2015 includes several Bible stories that are familiar to many preschoolers and preschool teachers. There are also two Bible stories which are being used for the first time in VBS with preschoolers. But before you shake your head and think "they've lost their minds," take a second look at these two Bible stories. As you’ll see in the summaries below, we’ve taken care to tell both Bible stories in such a way that the focus remains on the power of God to protect rather than the scary details of ... Continue Reading

A Brand New Look for Babies–2s

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Did you know that LifeWay VBS is the ONLY publisher that provides foundational, gospel centric, biblically sound, and developmentally appropriate resources for all ages from the youngest infant to the oldest senior adult… and everyone in between! So no matter what ages you include in VBS, we've got you covered with excellent teaching plans—not just time fillers. Today I am so excited to share with you one of the best new things about VBS 2015… a brand new, completely redesigned resource for ... 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 Team Geek of the Week: Klista Storts

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This week's VBS Geek of the Week is Klista Storts. She is officially the newest member to our team, but she's not really new! She has been around as a consultant for several years and has now changed roles. Here's Klista! What is your role on the VBS team? Content Editor What is your "geekiest" moment? Being envious of someone's earrings that they crafted from VBS buttons. What has been your favorite VBS theme? Such a hard question! Every year, I say "this one's the best!"  But if ... Continue Reading