He has risen! and then you say, “He has risen INDEED!” I love Easter Sunday. So much to celebrate. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family. If you need to kill some time after lunch and before your egg hunt, print out this free printable–an awesome coloring page from U-Createcrafts.com.   

This week, we are focusing on John 15:5.  In John 15:5, Jesus is speaking, saying, “I am the vine, you are the branches. If you remain in me and I am in you, you will produce much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” Imagine a grapevine. The vine is the thick part of the plant–the base, the foundation  (Jesus). The branches (you) grow out of the vine. Then, the grapes (fruit of your life) grows out of the branches. If… Read more »

Are you ready for verse #3? This week, we are focusing on 1 Timothy 4:12, which encourages us: even if you are young, God made you for a purpose. In fact, it tells us that one of our purposes is to live as an example to other Christians. How do we do that? Well, we need to show the Light of God (His love) in all areas of our lives: In what we say In what we do (conduct) In how we love… Read more »

This week our memory verse is Jeremiah 1:5. Here’s a free printable for those of you who may be following along out in Blogland. Just right click it to “save image” or double click to open up in a new window (full size). It’s a 4″ x 6″ size, so you can easily upload it to your favorite photo place and create prints.  And to help you memorize the verse, Teacher Amy recorded a musical version to the tune of… Read more »

Okay, okay. I know our first memory verse is little long and tougher than some to memorize. BUT you are totally capable of doing it. To help you, my daughter Anne and I came up with some hand motions. Check out the video.   

Remember to memorize your first Bible verse to recite this Wednesday night.  Here’s a free printable for those of you who may be following along out in Blogland. Just right click it to “save image” or double click to open up in a new window (full size). It’s a 4″ x 6″ size, so you can easily upload it to your favorite photo place and create prints.  Just a reminder, once you can recite all four of our key verses for this… Read more »

This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Don’t forget to write your teacher a note to tell him/her how much they mean to you. Here are some cute links and ideas from Pinterest. A Note Printable   Cute Printable Tags Donut Treats Hand Lotion or Soap Target Gift Card Cooking Gift Pencil Vase Manicure Gift

You won’t want to miss VESSELS this week. We will be learning about a woman named Bathsheba. Even though her name means, “daughter of the oath,” I find it interesting that what she is really known for is “taking a bath.” Get it? Bath-sheba? Come and find out what the story is really all about. And, we’ll be making these awesome bath bombs. Here is a free printable (via Suburban Mom) that you can use to give the bath bombs as Valentine gifts. 

Many of you are working to memorize your four VESSELS key scriptures to earn your lovely VESSELS necklace. The verses below are #2 and #3. Check out verse #1 here. Make sure you can say all three verses tomorrow night. These cards are free printable for those of you who may be following along out in Blogland. Just right-click it to “save image” or double-click to open up in a new window (full size). It’s a 4″ x 6″ size, so you can… Read more »

Remember to memorize your first Bible verse to recite tomorrow night. Here’s a free printable for those of you who may be following along out in Blogland. Just right click it to “save image” or double click to open up in a new window (full size). Just a reminder, once you can recite all four of our key verses for this year, you will receive your lovely VESSELS necklace. So start memorizing!