Author Archives: Jenna Hagler

Making the Bible Come Alive: Jesus Movies

  Helping kids understand that the stories in the Bible are alive and real is essential.  Youtube.com  has a wonderful collection of Bible story movies.  They are simply done and yet they really make the stories that we have heard easy … Continue reading

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Story Time: God As The Main Character

We all have stories of what has happened in our lives.   The question is what is your story about? Who is the main character of your story? Begin this exercise with having your kids think through the story of … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Printable 3D Manger Scene

Looking for a manger scene craft? Well look no further! Catholic Icing has provided an awesome printable manger scene that your kids can color in themselves.  This could be great for a Sunday school room craft project.  The website provides step … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Printable Manger Scene

Looking for a manger scene craft? Well look no further! Papertoys.com has provided an awesome printable manger scene that your kids can color in themselves.  The coolest part about this craft is that once you color it all, by just folding … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Christmas Cards For Loved Ones

The Christmas holiday is a wonderful time of the year!  It is the perfect time to show love and care for the people around you.  One idea for how your kids can show love to their friends, teachers, neighbors, and … Continue reading

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Kids Activity:Setting A Place For Jesus This Christmas

To help your young kids understand the meaning of Christmas a great idea is to set a place for Jesus at the Christmas table.  Let your kids decorate this special spot for Jesus.  They can decorate the chair with streamers … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Jesus Snow Globe Ornament

A fun craft to make for your kids could be this Jesus snow globe ornament. As you can see from the photo it is a great ornament to remind your kids of the manger scene. This idea was found on Pinterest. … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: Missionary Christmas Card

About.com has provided a great list of 10 ideas for Christmas activities to do with a family in honor of the season.  Idea number 10 is to write a Christmas note to a missionary family.  In this card your kids … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Handprint Angel

Looking for a fun activity to teach your kids about angels? Or maybe you are telling the Christmas story about how an angel appeared to Mary to tell her she would be having a baby named Jesus? Either way this … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: The Three Wise Men Craft

Danielle’s Place has created an adorable the three wise men craft.  It really does not get much cuter than this! The best part about this craft is that the website provides simple and instructive photos for how to assemble the … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: The True Meaning Of The Candy Cane

Each year we celebrate the holidays and use the candy cane as a symbol for the Christmas season.  Scoop has provided the wonderful true meaning of the candy cane, which really is exemplifying the story of Jesus. Look here for the … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Birthday Cake

This coming Christmas consider the possibility of making Birthday Cake for Jesus! Many times the reason that we celebrate Christmas is forgotten in the rush of buying presents for each other, Santa Clause, and Christmas songs.   The most important … Continue reading

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Kids Video: The True Meaning Of Christmas

If you want to share with your kids the true meaning of Christmas then the perfect video to watch is a clip from A Charlie Brown Christmas.   Within the middle of the movie Charlie asks the question, “Does anyone … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: Jesus Letters For Christmas

The Simpson family has shared the way that their family celebrates Jesus each Christmas season.  Each year instead of writing letters to Santa each person writes letters to Jesus.  These letters can be anything on your kids’ hearts.  The best … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Jesus and A Candy Cane Ornament

An adorable craft to do for a sunday school activity this year is this fun and creative Jesus and candy cane craft. Indulge Your Shelf has come up with this fun and sweet idea! All you need is a few materials … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Jesus Is The Reason

A great craft to do with a Sunday school class or as a fun little ornament gift for your kids’ friends is to make a “Jesus is the reason” ornament.  Apple4theteacher has come up with this  simple idea.  All you need … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: Celebrate St. Nicholas Day-Dec. 6

Many people today confuse Santa Claus as the reason we celebrate Christmas rather than Jesus’ birth.  So a great way to show them how Santa Claus is not the real meaning for Christmas is to explain the person behind Santa … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: The Meaning Behind Santa

Many people today confuse Santa Claus as the reason we celebrate Christmas rather than Jesus’ birth.  So a great way to show them how Santa Claus is not the real meaning of Christmas is to explain the person behind Santa … Continue reading

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Kids Video: The Christmas Story

A great movie to share with your children this coming Christmas season is this fun retelling of the Christmas story!  The best part about this video is that all the actors are adorable children and they do such a great … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Happy Birthday Jesus Coloring Page

A great coloring page activity to do with your kids this Christmas is this “Happy Birthday Jesus” coloring page!  Every kid loves to color, so this coloring page is perfect to remind your kids about the reason for Christmas.  Free-N-Fun … Continue reading

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