Teaching Tips

Bible Book Memory Tips for Kids: Gen. - Deut.

Bible Book Memory Tips for Kids: Gen. - Deut.

Looking for a fun way to memorize the books of the Bible? Here are some tricks to remember the books of OT Law. Our kids' Bible book memory plan uses repetition and visual memory techniques that are crazy enough to stick. Also included are brief summaries of each book and...

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Event Evaluation

Easter celebrations are behind us and summer planning is in full swing. Many of these events happen yearly (like vacations, field trips, Vacation Bible School, camp, etc.). This post explains how to save yourself a lot of trouble the next time around. The key to minimizing mounting stress and trouble...

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4 Strategies for Teaching Your First Elementary Sunday School Class

Serving by example is the best way to teach children and youth to think of others and serve. One of the best places to serve is in your local church. You might even see if a teenager from your family or church can serve with you (even if only occasionally)....

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Plan More Than You Think You'll Need

How do you avoid facing the "Uh-oh! Now what?" situation? Plan ahead, come prepared, and have backup activities. This question applies to family Bible study leaders, Children's Ministers, homeschool moms and dads, Sunday school teachers, AWANA leaders, church volunteers, childcare workers, and nursery workers. I led a breakout during a...

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Fun Makes It Stick

How can you make your lesson fun? Kids and fun go together like peanut butter and jelly (or peas and carrots if you're allergic to peanuts). If you want to connect with kids, you've got to play a little. How can you connect that fun and play to the message...

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Consider Your Audience

Consider Your Audience

Who's your audience? Effective lessons are geared to and connect with learners where they are. This question applies to family Bible study leaders, Children's Ministers, homeschool moms and dads, Sunday school teachers, AWANA leaders, church volunteers, childcare workers, and nursery workers. I led a breakout during a children's ministry leader...

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What's Your Goal?

What's your goal? This question applies to family Bible study leaders, Children's Ministers, homeschool moms and dads, Sunday school teachers, AWANA leaders, church volunteers, childcare workers, and nursery workers. If you know your goal, it’s easier to know what has to get done and what you can just let go....

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Coloring Contest - Win a FREE Book!

Coloring Contest - Win a FREE Book!

UPDATE: This contest has been extended. In addition to free books, each submission will be sent a goodie bag with small toys and candy. Simply send a picture of something we do at church to: Parent Road Ministries, P.O. Box 397, Tonkawa, OK 74653 Learn more here. With one picture...

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