Preschool Music Strategy 2017-2018

Preschool Music Strategy 2017-2018

We are SO extremely excited about our new music strategy for First Look and our preschool families. We all know how important music is for preschoolers so we are partnering with you, your leaders, and your families to have an even greater impact! Worship Leaders! We all know that preschool worship does not exactly look like “Big Church” or even elementary worship. Preschoolers want to jump, and clap, and move to worship God with their WHOLE body! Let’s be real, leading preschool worship is... Read More
Updates to the Parent Cue App and Social Media Plan

Updates to the Parent Cue App and Social Media Plan

It’s a new year in First Look world, and with a new year comes change. One change we’re super excited about is our newly designed Parent Cue App. Now, you may not have had the old Parent Cue App, but we STRONGLY encourage you to get the new one and to prompt the parents of your preschoolers to do so as well. Here’s the best part about the newly designed Parent Cue App – IT’S FREE! That’s right! Just go to the Apple store or the Google Play store and download it for FREE! Did I mention that it... Read More
FAQ’s on Small Groups with Preschoolers

FAQ’s on Small Groups with Preschoolers

During our First Look Interactive at #OC17, we had several questions that we hear frequently from our partners about implementing small groups with preschoolers. We hope these FAQ’s will be helpful as you “lead small.” In the book “Just a Phase,” the word embrace is used to best identify what preschoolers need at this stage. They need to feel safe and loved. Consistent leaders and established routines will contribute to your little ones feeling “embraced” while they are in your... Read More
Looking Back at Easter Sunday

Looking Back at Easter Sunday

I tell my leaders all the time – even though we are on the preschool hall, we a part of what happens in “big church.” Easter Sunday was a great example of that statement. We all know that Easter is one of our biggest Sundays in ministry. We expect lots of visitors and therefore more than a few tears as we wrestle with separation anxiety. I happened to be in the twos room when a visiting family dropped off their two-year-old son. He began to cry, and I assured the family that I would call them... Read More
Connect Four

Connect Four

Remember that amazing game where you put red or black checkers into a vertical plastic game board in an attempt to get four in a row? I always tried to be super sneaky and work on a row unobtrusively, but I didn’t win very often! I recently saw a giant version of the game in a children’s ministry classroom, and it made me think of the connections we need to be making with our small groups throughout the summer. Staying connected during the summer is hard. Someone is always out on... Read More
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