Activities

Tissue Paper Flower

Tissue Paper Flower

Craft a tissue paper flower for a friend!Supplies Tissue paper Pipe cleaners (green and yellow) Instructions Cut one sheet of tissue paper in half length-wise. Stack the sheets together and fold accordion-style with approximately 1” ...
Flower Cookies

Flower Cookies

Make a fun dessert together!Supplies Oreos Melting chocolate Bowl Fork Candies (We used Skittles® and Mike & Ikes®, but you can use any kind you like!) Instructions Melt the chocolate in the bowl according to the directions on the ...
Manna Mania

Manna Mania

Play a fun game grabbing pretend “manna” to learn about how we can be thankful for the food God gives us!Supplies Pom poms Tongs Bowl Instructions Scatter the pom poms on the ground or table.   Give each family member a pair of ...
Family Garden

Family Garden

Spend time with your family and plant an indoor container garden!Supplies Container (Get creative! We used a fancy salad bowl.) Flowers Potting soil Instructions s a family, choose your flowers and container for your indoor garden. Plant ...
Contentment Walk

Contentment Walk

Instead of going out and spending money, let’s enjoy and be thankful for where you live. Pick a day to go on a family walk in your neighborhood or local hiking trail. Notice and talk about the things you love about where you live. Notice the ...
Contentment Kitchen

Contentment Kitchen

One of the best ways to practice contentment is to be grateful. Gratitude helps us focus on what is good in our life rather than what we lack. Have you ever opened the refrigerator door and said, “There’s nothing to eat here”? This month we will
30 Days of Contentment

30 Days of Contentment

November is a good time to remember to be grateful, let’s make a calendar full of ways to find contentment each and every day. You can decorate a calendar you already have or draw your own on construction paper. Either way, express yourself with
Marshmallow Relay

Marshmallow Relay

It’s time to race for marshmallows! Kids will have fun with this active game that has a delicious payoff. Set up two tables outside, one with paper plates (one for each family member with their name on it) and one table with a large bowl of ...
Cheese Stick Superhero

Cheese Stick Superhero

Enjoy a super snack as you talk about the story of David helping Mephibosheth!Supplies Cheese sticks (wrapped) Blue streamers (or paper) Scissors Permanent markers Instructions Cut a 3” strip of a streamer. Round two corners and cut a small ...
Family Charades

Family Charades

Each member of your family is different and unique. Discover everyone's individuality with a night of family charades. Enjoy seeing everyone act things out in their own way and have fun. Supplies Paper Pens Bowl Timer Instructions Divide the ...
Paper Plate Crown

Paper Plate Crown

Make a paper plate crown fit for a king just like David!Supplies Paper plate Jewels, pom poms, beads, etc. Scissors or craft knife Glue Markers or crayons Instructions Cut the flat center part of the paper plate like a pie, making sure to ...
Paint Your Individuality

Paint Your Individuality

This month we want to see every family member's unique individuality through art. Find a pottery painting store, art class, or craft workshop near you and book a family outing. Allow each person to pick their pottery, craft, or painting style. ...