Christmas 2018 :: Happy Birthday Jesus Party Bag

Christmas 2018 :: Happy Birthday Jesus Party Bag

We’re having a Birthday Bash this year in First Look, and we want to send the party home! The “Happy Birthday Jesus Party Bag” has become a tradition in some churches and is a fun, concrete way to help preschoolers associate Christmas with Jesus’ birthday. It’s pretty simple really. We provide you with a cute tag and instructions for the family. You provide a gift bag, cake mix, and frosting. Some churches choose to go a little extra and add candles, but... Read More
Christmas 2018 :: Curriculum Extras

Christmas 2018 :: Curriculum Extras

Did you see your Christmas Extras? When you download your December materials, you will see a file marked “Christmas Extras.” In the Premium Tier, it’s in the Groups folder right under Large Group. In the Starter Tier, it’s in Week One right under Home. Be sure to open that folder soon so you can see all the gifts inside! You’ll find all sorts of goodies there to help you make this Christmas season an extra special one for you and your families. Choose any of these... Read More
Setting the Stage – Happy Helpers Club (November 2018)

Setting the Stage – Happy Helpers Club (November 2018)

The Happy Helpers Club is back, and we want everyone to join! In the past, we’ve talked about all the ways we can help. This time, we want to look at helping from a different angle and focus more on being thankful for the many people who help us. We’re asking, who helps me, and how can I show them I am thankful for them? When we stop and think about it, we are surrounded by helpers who deserve a big thank you for all the ways they help us.  They are making the world we live in—the world our... Read More
December 2018 Editor’s Notes

December 2018 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! Happy birthday, Jesus! Yes, we know that Christmas is all about Jesus’ birthday, but do your preschoolers know? It will be a new idea to some of them. We have the best jobs in the world because we get to share with preschoolers for the first time that Christmas is all about Jesus’ birthday! Jesus has a birthday? Yep, He sure does! And, we are going to celebrate it BIG! We also want our preschoolers to know that the reason we celebrate Jesus’ birthday is because Jesus... Read More
Setting the Stage – Campout (October 2018)

Setting the Stage – Campout (October 2018)

There are a lot of things in life that the children we teach, their moms and dads, our friends, just can’t do. That’s right. Sometimes we just don’t have it. We don’t have a handle on our circumstances. We don’t have what it takes to makes things better. We don’t have the answers, energy, wisdom, patience, solution, or way out of a situation. But, we do know the One who does. And, when you know the One who does, there’s no need to worry. God’s got it. That’s what we’re talking about with our... Read More
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