What’s Your Question for #OC17

What’s Your Question for #OC17

First Look Friends! We are SO EXCITED for #OC17!!! Today is the day we put the pedal to the floor and push on until conference starts Wednesday. Next week, our Orange Staff will be answering hundreds of questions from you, our partners. However, if you’re not with us, you might not get your question answered. So, if you have an overall Orange or First Look question that you would love to have answered, reply in the comments, and we’ll see what we can do. If you have a question specific to your... Read More
Easter 2017: Postcard Printable

Easter 2017: Postcard Printable

Easter is coming. And, it’s coming fast. As in, it’s not this Sunday but the next. I feel like we just celebrated Christmas, and here’s Easter!! I’m sure you’ve already made lists to make sure there are enough people, supplies and goldfish for Easter Sunday. But, have you thought about the Monday after?  Well, most of you will be off that Monday (I hope). So, let’s talk about the Tuesday after Easter. What are you going to do on that Tuesday? We hope that somewhere on Tuesday’s list is “Follow... Read More
June 2017 Editor’s Notes

June 2017 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! Kids Rock! But, you knew that, didn’t you? You’re surrounded by rockin’ kids all the time! We’re excited to celebrate kids with a rocking good time this summer. Throughout the summer, our preschoolers will be introduced to people in the Bible who did amazing things while they were still kids. They rocked because they did what God wanted them to do, and our preschoolers can do that too. In June, we’ll hear the stories of Jesus in the temple, young Samuel learning to... Read More
Setting the Stage – Jesus is #1 (April 2017)

Setting the Stage – Jesus is #1 (April 2017)

Jesus is #1! He’s the best! We’re so excited to celebrate Him this month. And, that’s what you’re environment should look like—a celebration. Think a tailgate party with foam fingers and pom-poms and pennants that say “Jesus is #1.” Or, how about jumping off the theme art and filling the walls with stars of all colors and sizes. Remember that Easter is in the middle of the month so you’ll want your environments to be bright, cheery, and welcoming. Be sure to spruce up the place before Easter... Read More
May 2017 Editor’s Notes

May 2017 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! It’s time to “Come to the Castle” and hear stories from the King. We can’t wait to share both this theme and these stories with you. This month’s theme was inspired by Chris Tomlin’s new book, Good Good Father and we encourage you to get the board book version, Good Good Father for Little Ones, for your classrooms. As we travel through the stories of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, Hagar, Gideon, and Daniel, your preschoolers will learn that . . . … God is always... Read More
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