The Center Approach: Make It Fun

The Center Approach: Make It Fun

This post is part of “The Center Approach” series. Click here for an introduction to the series. In the first post of our series, “The Center Approach,” we learned why using centers works with preschoolers. Now, we will focus on how to make it happen and “Make It Fun”! The Make It Fun section of the weekly curriculum for both 2-year-olds and 3- to 5-year-olds offers three activities that introduce the Bible story learning for the day while inviting the children into the room with something fun... Read More
The Center Approach: Why Centers?

The Center Approach: Why Centers?

The First Look curriculum is used by churches all over the world. Literally. There are churches using First Look, the same thing you used this past Sunday, on every continent (excluding Antarctica, of course). Isn’t that amazing? With all those churches using the same curriculum, we can safely say that no two churches use it EXACTLY the same way. Why? Because every church has their own set of circumstances, their own budget, their own amazing preschoolers. How a church chooses to use First... Read More
Fresh Perspective

Fresh Perspective

When I was on staff at a church, it used to blow me away thinking about everything that had to be done to get ready for Sunday morning. Things like supplies for Small Groups, snacks, baby wipes, sign-in and sign-out sheets, security measures, music, sanitized toys, lessons, volunteers . . . the list seemed to go on forever! Because I had a great team, things usually ran very smoothly. We did what we had to do every week and things got done. After awhile, I found that with so many things to... Read More
March’s Editor’s Notes

March’s Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! Every time I think about the amazing gift God gave us, I just have to say, “Wow!” I mean, think about it. God sent His Son to die for you and for me. Pause on that a moment. It will make you say, “Wow!” too. That’s what we want for our preschoolers this month. We want them to say, “Wow!” We want them to be wowed by the miracles that Jesus performed while He lived among us. We want them to be wowed by the awesomeness of His power. We want them to be wowed by His... Read More
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