Author Archives: Liz Hagler

About Liz Hagler

Liz Hagler is the illustrator and co-author of Hooked On The Book. Liz loves to draw silly drawings, write crazy poems, walk her dog down the block, talk to her kids on Skype, and eat taco salad.

Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 33 – Jephthah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jephthah? Context (Judges 11:1-12:7):  He was the son of a harlot and his father was  named Gilead.  Because of this, his half brothers hated him and they drove … Continue reading

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Making A Praise Shaker Bible Craft With Kids

School is almost out and summer is almost here. Kids want to celebrate! Why not turn that into a time to praise the Lord together. We think this craft idea will be fun way to do just that. It is … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 32 – Job

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Job? Context (Job):  Job was a man who faithfully served God and had been greatly blessed by God with a wealth, family, friends and good health.  One day … Continue reading

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Free Bible Lesson Ideas To Teach Kids

Ever want to teach your kids about forgiveness, how we can lean on Jesus, or how God can do all things. Now it is easy to delve into these difficult subject with free lesson ideas. Check out a website called … Continue reading

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What’s In The Bible The First 5 Minutes- The Fun Bible Video Overview

We love this new series called What’s In The Bible. It teaches kids and parents the big idea behind each book in the Bible. Join Veggie Tales creator Phil Vischer and his friends on a journey through the each book … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 31 – Deborah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Deborah? Context (Judges 4, 5):  Deborah was chosen by God to lead Israel as a judge because of her great wisdom and humility.  At that time the Israelites … Continue reading

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How To Help Kids To Have Healthy Friendships

Here are 5 ideas to help kids have healthy friendships: Model healthy friendships in your life. Talk openly about the things that you are learning in your friendships. Help them to see that God wants us to learn and grow … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 30 – Ehud

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ehud? Context (Judges 3:12-30):  Maybe you have never heard of Ehud.  God raised up Ehud as a Judge to throw off the 18 year domination of the Moabites.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 3 – Cain

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Cain? Context (Genesis 4):  Cain was the first son of Adam and Eve and the first child born on this earth.  He had a brother named Abel.  Abel … Continue reading

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Old and New Testament Craft Resources

Looking for great Bible craft projects that will last and kids will really like but you aren’t the crafty type of person? Then check out a website called Guildcraft. They have a whole section of Bible craft project ideas. There … Continue reading

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Free Easy FUN Family Devotion Ideas

OH MY, CAN FAMILY DEVOTIONS BE THIS EASY! With theme ideas like fun hair night, toothpaste squeeze, and izzy dizzy walking wobble, just to name a few, your kids will remember these family devotional activities. Check out ThreeThirtyMinistries.org for all of … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 29 – Caleb

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Caleb? Context (Joshua 14:6-15):  Caleb was a faithful follower of God all his life.  As a 40 year old man he was chosen along with Joshua to be … Continue reading

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FREE Games That Teach Biblical Concepts

Wouldn’t you like to have a series of fun Bible games that you can play with your church or family that come with directions, bible verse references and discussion ideas? Something that is more than a game for the sake … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 28 – Rahab

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Rahab? Context (Joshua 2; 6:22, 23):  When Joshua was getting ready to cross the Jordan River in order to take back the Promised Land, he sent two … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Big Ideas In Life

How do we teach kids to think bigger than today, tomorrow or even a couple of months from now. We believe on way is to teach them the big idea’s in the Bible. Instead of just focusing on a story … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 27 – Joshua

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Joshua? Context (Numbers 13:1-14:10):  Many things could be said about Joshua.  He and Caleb were the only of God’s People that were allowed not only to travel through … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Biblical View Of Money

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”- Proverbs 22:6 Teaching our kids about money doesn’t have to be one of those, figure it all out by yourself … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 26 – Balaam

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Balaam? Context (Numbers 22:1-24:25):  Balak the King of Moab was afraid of the Israelites since the God was with them and God helped them to defeat all their … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 25 – Eleazar

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Eleazar? Context (Numbers 20:22-29; 27:12-23):  Eleazar was the son of Aaron and the nephew of Moses and Miriam.  He was a priest and later became the High Priest … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 24 – Korah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Korah? Context (Numbers 16:1-40):  Korah was a Levite who assisted in the daily functions of the Tabernacle (a tent erected as a meeting place with God).  Korah made … Continue reading

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