Setting the Stage – Bikes and Trikes (July 2018)

Last month, we taught our preschoolers that the Bible tells us which way to go.  This month, we’re going to teach our preschoolers that God’s word is with us wherever we go. How awesome is that?

And, one of the most wonderful things about what we are learning is that while we may outgrow our bikes and trikes, we will never out grow our need for God’s Word.  It will always be there to tell us which way to go and be with us wherever we go, if we simply hide it in our hearts.

The Welcome Center and Hallway
Preschoolers love anything with wheels, and bikes and trikes are no exception. Fill your halls with roads for them to “ride” on using butcher paper or road tape. Add actual bikes, trikes, or big wheels to fill corners and stage spaces. Hang discarded wheels from the ceiling and decorate doors with tire track marks. Remember, this is a two-month theme so have fun with it!

Cover your welcome center tables with themed tablecloths. Add some small cones to show parents where to go. How about a colorful flag bunting like those that can be found at race tracks?

Visit the June/July 2018 Bikes and Trikes board on Pinterest for more ideas on decorating your environments! We have additional ideas for those of you doing the Family Experience this summer on the Bikes and Trikes Family Experience board.

The Stage
Fill your stage with all manners of bikes and trikes and their accessories. Don’t forget orange cones, flags, and road signs to add pops of colors to your stage space.

Fonts
The fonts used in First Look curriculum are: Avenir and Archer Pro
The font used in this month’s theme is: Futura Bold

Use #FLBikesandTrikes to share your ideas on Social Media.

For those of you using the Amped VBS in your environments, the Bikes and Trikes theme colors and ideas were created to allow you to be able to decorate for both your VBS and June/July at the same time. You can find more decorating ideas on our Amped Pinterest board. If you would like more information on the Amped VBS, click here.

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