September 2017 Editor’s Notes

It’s time for a favorite of preschoolers and their leaders! It’s Super Kids month! All kids want to be Super Kids, and they can when they realize that God is always with them. Because God is with them, they can be brave. Because God is with them, they can be strong. Because God is with them, they can be courageous. Because God is with them, they can be wise.

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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!

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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.”

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First Look :: Seven Segments

There are seven days in a week, seven wonders of the world, and now, Seven Segments of First Look!

First Look curriculum is getting smarter, kinder, and louder by taking on a new structure.

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Curriculum Changes: August 2017

Every year, we approach the beginning of the school year as a time to improve. We look at all that we offer you, our partners and try to improve. This year is no different, and we’re excited about the changes you will see that make our curriculum smarter, kinder, louder.

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October 2017 Editor’s Notes

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Kathy HillKathy Hill

Kathy lives outside of Atlanta with her awesome hubby, David, and drama daughter, Maggie....

First Look BlogFirst Look Blog

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Barbara GravesBarbara Graves

Barbara is a highly caffeinated lover of God, kids, coffee and laughing. She and her husb...

Deb SpringerDeb Springer

Deb lives in the Atlanta area and is the proud mom of a very tall basketball player and wif...

Kathy WhiteKathy White

Kathy is wife to Lee, mom to Andrew, Joel & Benjamin, mother-in-law to Mary Kate and Kitt...

Brittany ComptonBrittany Compton

Brittany Compton Robertson is the Director of Preschool Strategy at Orange and lives outsid...

Kelly StockdaleKelly Stockdale

Kelly is a preschool director turned family director who’s currently serving at Grace ...

Karen AppleKaren Apple

Karen Apple is a former children’s minister who started two weekday preschools in Charlo...

Sue MillerSue Miller

Sue is a coach, leader, speaker and author with a passion for bringing out the bes...

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