In this craft and activity you can wave your home-made palm branches and shout praises to Jesus, while thanking God for the blessings others bring into your lives.
This idea for a family Palm Sunday celebration can be used in a church context, family worship or class room. Just adapt the setting. The discussion and craft are very versatile and helpful. Through our own emotions we can gain a greater understanding of what the Jerusalem people and Jesus felt. We can also have opportunity to value and appreciate others – and that is always good.
You may well be planning your children’s Christmas party round about now. Are you looking for free downloadable resources, to help you produce professionally designed invitations and flyers?
We thought you might be interested in a web site we’ve just come across.
Christian Tools of Affirmation have some products to buy, but they also generously make available for free download PDFs which you can customize. Invitations, flyers, cards, door hangers, even related service plans for schools, are on their pages.
There is a lovely idea which we came across recently for a simple craft project to tie in with Poppy Day (Remembrance Day or Veterans’ Day) .
You will find it on DLTK’s Crafts for Kids, together with masses of other ideas for all sorts of craft. In addition to ideas, templates and other downloadable printables are available free of charge for all sorts of projects.
It is always a blessing and inspiration to hear or read of other people’s ideas. We have been signed up to the e-newsletter of ChildrensMinistry.com for some time.
There is a quality and consistency about the tips and ideas their writers share.
This month’s e-news contains a link to a great selection of summer arts and crafts. As the subject line in the email said : “Nine new ideas that’ll spark kids’ God-given creativity all summer long “.
The article outlines some simple, inexpensive but fun crafts, where the kids can express their own creativity.
Cullen Wood of CullensABCs.com has a Youtube channel loaded with great ideas. Here’s one for the warm weather days. You can make ice cream without a machine if you follow Cullen’s instructions. A yummy treat for you and your child.