New On The Matrix: Extended Toddlers

New On The Matrix: Extended Toddlers

We’ve been sharing about the changes we’ve made to the First Look download matrix here on the blog. (If you haven’t seen ALL the changes, make sure you check out this post.) And, I’m VERY EXCITED to share my favorite change with you. We now have EXTENDED TODDLERS!! What is Extended Toddlers you ask? Well, let me share. Over the course of the last year, we’ve talked to many churches who have everyone under the age of two in one room. They were using our awesome... Read More
The Trip to Orange – Step 4

The Trip to Orange – Step 4

You are almost ready for your trip to Orange and First Look. Your travel team of volunteers is excited. Now, it’s time to share that excitement with everyone! About a month before your arrival date, start making announcements to your preschool parents. Use the First Look Intro video, the Orange Strategy video, and maybe the very cool screen graphics that are included in your monthly curriculum materials (Monthly Visuals: Screen, Print and Video tab). Don’t forget that you have a section of... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting August 3rd

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting August 3rd

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 6 tweets, 5 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... Read More
Someone, Somewhere

Someone, Somewhere

How will I find the time? Can I be “real” with other people? How much can I say? What if their opinion changes of me?   For those of us in ministry, the thought of community can be a bit conflicting. While we know that life is more meaningful done in circles than in rows (after all that’s what we tell our preschool small group leaders and parents), we also know that given our place in the local church this doesn’t come without a certain level fear – a fear that people hold us... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 27th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting July 27th

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 6 tweets, 5 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... Read More
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