Early Childhood

  • Infants and Toddlers

    Infants and Toddlers

    Humans navigate various stages of life development. This simple, downloadable guide is designed to help you instruct infants and toddlers and learn about the life stage with benchmarks and activities.

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  • Early Childhood

    Early Childhood

    Humans navigate various stages of life development. This simple, downloadable guide is designed to help you teach about early childhood and learn about the life stage with benchmarks and activities.

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  • April 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    April 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    As a mom of two toddlers, I spend a majority of my days repeating myself over and over. This constant repetition typically happens for one of two reasons: one, my toddlers do not always...

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  • The Little Things are the Big Things

    The Little Things are the Big Things

    If you were to ask me what is most important to me, I would tell you things like my family, faith, and friends. You know. All the things that are supposed to be the most important....

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  • Focusing on Christ’s Love during Lent

    Focusing on Christ’s Love during Lent

    Looking back on my childhood, I distinctly remember two things about the season of Lent. The first was choosing to give up something that I enjoyed for forty days (typically this was...

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  • Happy Times Sample Issue

    Happy Times Sample Issue

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  • Teaching Little Ones about: Pastor’s Vestments

    Teaching Little Ones about: Pastor’s Vestments

    Church services can sometimes be confusing for little ones. Why is it so quiet? Why does pastor wear that funny robe? Why do we say the same thing every week? Teaching young children...

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  • Teaching Children How to Pray

    Teaching Children How to Pray

    I will always remember the surprise and joy of listening to my brother’s first spontaneous prayer. In our family of six, my parents strove to lead nightly devotions and prayers. Though...

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  • February 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    February 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    The last thing that anyone wants to read right after the beginning of the new year is any kind of post about setting a goal or resolution, picking a word, or setting an intention....

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  • Enduring Faith Curriculum | Sunday School, Midweek, and Confirmation2:06

    Enduring Faith Curriculum | Sunday School, Midweek, and Confirmation

    Learn about how you can bring your church together around God's word with Enduring Faith Curriculum. Options for infants through adults nurture a lifetime of faith in Sunday school, midweek, and confi

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  • Discussing Scary Things with Young Children

    Discussing Scary Things with Young Children

    As a student at Concordia University, Nebraska, I enjoyed attending chapel services on campus. Nearly ten years later, I still remember some significant messages I heard there. In...

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  • Teaching Preschoolers God’s Truth about Hard Issues

    Teaching Preschoolers God’s Truth about Hard Issues

    Preschoolers often have big questions. To them, their questions aren’t so big. As they encounter new experiences that range from scraping a knee to a death in the family, they are...

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  • Summer Ministry Ideas for Children, Youth, and Families

    Summer Ministry Ideas for Children, Youth, and Families

    My family moved last fall, and we’re still adjusting to new routines in our new city and state. One of the major differences between our old and new hometowns is the school schedule....

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  • Summer Sunday School Evangelism Opportunities

    Summer Sunday School Evangelism Opportunities

    As the summer gears up, my mind is drifting toward how I can make the most of the opportunities I will have to interact with children and their parents this summer! My calendar likely...

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  • Teaching the Faith at Home: A Worthy Mess

    Teaching the Faith at Home: A Worthy Mess

    April showers have brought a big muddy mess to our backyard. Every time a child or the dog goes out to play, a ritual of foot washing commences with each re-entry to the house. 

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  • Faith Development in Early Childhood

    Faith Development in Early Childhood

    Early childhood students express their love for Jesus in songs, art, prayers, and worship. They make up their own prayers and are able to ask for forgiveness. They want to love and obey...

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  • Faith Development in Toddlers

    Faith Development in Toddlers

    Toddlers need to feel unconditional love and acceptance. They need to interact with adults in positive ways. As we teach them, we need to show interest and concern for each child. This...

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  • Thanking God for Preschool Leaders!

    Thanking God for Preschool Leaders!

    Consider the scene: Goldfish crackers, a tub of largely mismatched (read: broken) crayons, a half-used container of partially dried hand wipes, and the unmistakable smell of something...

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