Tips & Tricks

Easier Said Than Done

Easier Said Than Done Tips and Tricks Easier Said Than Done By Stephen Nogueras Admit it. We’ve all done it. You set goals for change and for the first six days you do great! You don’t eat junk food, you wake up at 5:00 a.m. and go to bed at 9 p.m. – then all of a sudden you stop. It’s... Read More

Are You Teaching Bible Stories, Or Bible Lessons?

Are You Teaching Bible Stories, Or Bible Lessons? Tips and Tricks Are you teaching Bible stories or Bible lessons? By Tina Busenitz Noah’s Ark. Jonah and the Whale. Daniel in the Lions’ Den. David and Goliath. All of these are exciting Bible stories that children love to listen to. They marvel at what God has done.... Read More

All for the Glory of God

All for the Glory of God Tips and Tricks All for the Glory of God -Susan Mackert, director CEF Southern Nevada One of the blessings of teaching children is that you must really know your stuff to be able to bring it down to their level. Last year we taught the memory verse 1 Corinthians... Read More

Positive Actions

Positive Actions Stories from CEF Positive Actions -Tim and Lisa Deam The children were cheering as the review game ended. Quickly Lisa held up her hand and said, “Show me you’re being quiet by raising your hand!” One by one, hands went up as the group quieted. Early elementary... Read More

Pretend Charaters Can Reinforce a Truth

Pretend Charaters Can Reinforce a Truth Tips and Tricks Pretend Characters Can Reinforce a Truth -Tim and Lisa Deam “Is Blueford coming today?” a second grader asked Tim during VBS. Dressed in a blue wig and mis­matched clothing, Tim portrayed a bumbling camp handy-man. Blu­eford and Lisa reviewed the Bible... Read More

Puppets Are a Tool

Puppets Are a Tool Tips and Tricks Put Puppets in Your Teaching Toolbox -Brianna Clark The children around Mary intently watched and listened as she taught about Noah and the flood. They didn’t want to miss a single word. Why? Mary was using puppets.  The children were completely... Read More