August 2018 Editor’s Notes

We are super excited about our new theme as we leave dry land and head for water with Anchors Away. We’re even more excited about our bottom line as we set sail to teach preschoolers that God’s way is perfect.

2018-2019 Scope and Cycle

Hello First Look Friends!
We are so excited to reveal our 2018-2019 Scope and Cycle.

100% and 100%

There are two questions almost every parent asks their child after they leave the church.

“Did you have fun?” and “What did you learn today?”

Taking Off the Training Wheels

How many of you can remember this day? Either as a parent or as a child you have more than likely experienced the joy AND panic of . . . the day the training wheels came off.

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Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 23, 2018

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 23, 2018

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 7 tweets/Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your own... read more
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 15, 2018

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 15, 2018

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: All month, we’re looking at the truths from God’s word that we can take with us wherever we go. The Bible is a special book straight from God to us. This week, we’ll share... read more
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 16, 2018

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 16, 2018

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 7 tweets/Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your own... read more
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 8, 2018

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 8, 2018

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: What if we could help preschoolers understand that they were made by God for a purpose? That every single part of them is amazing because they are fearfully and... read more
Setting the Stage – Anchors Away (August 2018)

Setting the Stage – Anchors Away (August 2018)

When you think about it, there are tons of different ways we can go in life. And, they can all sound like the right way at the same time. Our kids are going to grow up with more choices than ever on which way to go. Every day, they will have to decide if they are going to go this way or that way. Is this the right way, or is that the right way? That’s where we come in! We have the opportunity to begin teaching our children that God’s way is perfect. In fact, GOD’S way is the ONLY way that is... read more

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Kathy HillKathy Hill

Kathy lives outside of Atlanta with her awesome hubby, David, and drama daughter, Maggie....

Kathy WhiteKathy White

Kathy is wife to Lee, mom to Andrew, Joel & Benjamin, mother-in-law to Mary Kate and Kitt...

Deb SpringerDeb Springer

Deb lives in the Atlanta area and is the proud mom of a very tall basketball player and wif...

Kelly StockdaleKelly Stockdale

Kelly is a preschool director turned family director who’s currently serving at Grace ...

Karen AppleKaren Apple

Karen Apple is a former children’s minister who started two weekday preschools in Charlo...

Sue MillerSue Miller

Sue is a coach, leader, speaker and author with a passion for bringing out the bes...

Autumn WardAutumn Ward

Autumn Ward the Lead Writer for First Look preschool curriculum. She
is also the author of...

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