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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Need a VBS Theme? Check out When I Grow Up! (Giveaway)

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this info, free of charge,from Zonderkidz Publishing, for blog posting purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it,  all opinions are my own.

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Continuing our daily post this week on easy to use VBS themes,
today we have one that is uber easy to plan!

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When I Grow Up Theme

Kids have fun talking about what they want to be when they grow up! Here’s a fun theme that helps kids explore what they’d like to do in their futures and remind them that God is with them every step of the way.

Here are some When I Grow Up books and Bible resources:

The Plans I Have for You by Amy Parker http://www.zondervan.com/the-plans- i-have- for-you

The Plans I Have for You Devotional by Amy Parker http://www.zondervan.com/the-plans- i-
have-for- you-devotional

Baby Wren and the Great Gift by Sally Lloyd-Jones http://www.zondervan.com/baby-wren- and-
the-great- gift

Adventure Bible: Joseph the Dreamer (an I Can Read book) http://www.zondervan.com/joseph-

Adventure Bible: Noah’s Voyage (an I Can Read book)-
http://www.zondervan.com/children/children-s- bibles/noah-s- voyage

Adventure Bible: Paul Meets Jesus (an I Can Read book) http://www.zondervan.com/paul-

Kids Quest Study Bible (NIrV) http://www.zondervan.com/nirv-kids-quest-study-bible-4

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Here are Bible stories that relate to this theme:

 God calls Noah to Build an Ark

 God calls Moses to lead His people out of Egypt and write the 10 Commandments

 Joseph, the dream interpreter

 Jesus calls His 12 Disciples to minister with Him

 Jesus calls Paul to be a Disciple

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Courtesy of Oriental Trading

Here are some craft and d├ęcor ideas for the When I Grow Up theme, that can be purchased:

 Create Your Own Puzzle from Hobby Lobby http://www.hobbylobby.com/Crafts-Hobbies/Kids-
Crafts-Activities/Classroom- Supplies/Create-Your- Own-Puzzle/p/29830- PE0397

 Jobs if you Like Career People Craft Sticks from Oriental Trading -
http://www.orientaltrading.com/jobs-if- you-like- career-people- craft-idea- a2-13750051.fltr?Ntt=career

 Police Party Hanging Swirls from Oriental Trading http://www.orientaltrading.com/police-party-hanging-swirls- a2-13715842.fltr?Ntt=police

 Firefighter Party Hanging Swirls from Oriental Trading-
http://www.orientaltrading.com/firefighter-party- hanging-swirls- a2-13628441.fltr?prodCatId=90000+2451

 Doctor’s Office Stickers from Hobby Lobby http://www.hobbylobby.com/Scrapbook-Paper-Crafts/Stickers/Doctors-Office- Stickers/p/18184

 Child’s Aprons from Oriental Trading http://www.orientaltrading.com/childand-s- aprons-a2-14_358.fltr

Here are some fun activities for this theme that can be done with items on hand:

 Invite parents and members of the church community to come in each day of VBS and talk about their careers

 Have children dress up in the uniform for the career they would like to have

 Honor different careers each day: bake cookies and make tasty snacks as a group in honor of those who cook and bake, using these helpful recipes from Real Simple
http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/recipe- collections-favorites/kid- friendly-recipes;

 Have a pet visit day in honor of veterinarians;

 Practice safety demonstrations in honor of police, firefighters and first responders;

 Help people in need with a group charitable activity in honor of pastors, missionaries, and social

 Host a special lunch where kids serve their parents to honor all that parents do for them

 Host a “Talent Show” where children can sing a song, recite a poem, tell a story, or do a dance
that honors the career they want to have.

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One BTHM reader will win their choice of bible from the daily (5) VBS presented this week!
It's ONE giveaway for all 5 days, but their are DAILY entries! So keep entering!

You'll have this weekend for 2 extra days of entries too! 
Winner will be picked on next Monday!

1 comment:

  1. kids quest kids bible. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net


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