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Sarah Gordon
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  • Salem, IL
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  • Cartter, IL 62853
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earning raffle tickets to encourage the children

Started this discussion. Last reply by Renea Grashorn Jun 20, 2013. 5 Replies

I am looking for ideas to keep my VBS "fresh".  It's my fourth year being in charge and I'm afraid I'm getting stale. I'm thinking I would like to hand out tickets for various reasons to encourage…Continue

Tags: tickets, Raffle, Move, Gotta

ROTATION style vbs? Age groupings? General guidelines for roation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joy Waldrep Jun 8, 2012. 14 Replies

This is the second year I am in charge of VBS.  Last year we had individual classrooms.  I'd like to try a rotation style vbs this year in hopes that it might lighten everybody's load or spread the…Continue

Tags: schedule, of, rotation?, groups/, ages

 

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Sarah Gordon replied to Angie D Hodge's discussion Skit - Superhero Costumes
"Maybe the  Glory Giver has a Jesus fish on their cape? Glory Getter maybe is super sparkly with an Earth as the design on their cape?"
May 24, 2014
Sarah Gordon replied to Dana Sartin's discussion SHINE VBS CRAFTS
"great ideas!  Love that certain groups perform certain songs."
May 24, 2014
Sarah Gordon liked Dana Sartin's discussion SHINE VBS CRAFTS
May 24, 2014
Sarah Gordon replied to Chasity McLeod's discussion 2014 SHINE stage
"How about foam insulation boards from a lumberyard for the large rectangle and then make the letters out or $1.00 sheets of poster foam boards?"
May 24, 2014
Renea Grashorn replied to Sarah Gordon's discussion earning raffle tickets to encourage the children
"We use a point system for our "store" during VBS.  Each day, they can earn up to 4 points to spend or save to use in the store that week.  They get one point for being there, one point for memory verse, one point if they brought…"
Jun 20, 2013
Heather Carter replied to Sarah Gordon's discussion earning raffle tickets to encourage the children
"Our kids are getting a small prize or candy every night if they bring their Bible. The big thing is going to be each night they come they get a ticket put into their class drawing and at family night we will draw one name out of each group and they…"
Jun 14, 2013
Keri Dykes replied to Sarah Gordon's discussion earning raffle tickets to encourage the children
"I would love ideas for the whole group of kids as well. Several years ago, with Lifeway's Road Trip theme, we had a souveneir shop. The group leaders/teachers were in charge of keeping up with their kids "dollar", play money. But they…"
Jun 11, 2013
Jennifer Burke replied to Sarah Gordon's discussion earning raffle tickets to encourage the children
"We have always done "marbles".  We sell these marbles to the kids for .25 a marble and then we have 2 buckets...one for girls and one for boys.  the marbles are poured in class into the appropriate bucket and at the end of the…"
Jun 10, 2013
Jess Bonner replied to Sarah Gordon's discussion earning raffle tickets to encourage the children
"I am using this VBS has our Sunday morning service and we have three ways the kids can earn a prize...bring your Bible, say the memory verse, and bring a friend."
Jun 3, 2013
Sarah Gordon replied to Tamara Miller's discussion Gotta Move Crafts
"How about going to a local home store with a remanent room.  I purchased 45 6x6 tiles for $7.50 which I thought was a small price.  We will be mod podging a picture and a verse such as Galations 5:22-23 Super easy and you could offer…"
Jun 1, 2013
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earning raffle tickets to encourage the children

I am looking for ideas to keep my VBS "fresh".  It's my fourth year being in charge and I'm afraid I'm getting stale. I'm thinking I would like to hand out tickets for various reasons to encourage the children's participation.  I was thinking of a nightly drawing of 2 or 3 kid's tickets for some religious type trinkets from Oriental Trading.I'd like some help with good reasons that aren't abitrary to receive tickets.  HELP!!1. bringing their Bible2. contributing to discussion?3.  displaying…See More
Jun 1, 2013
Sarah Gordon replied to Sarah Hayden's discussion General questions re: Gotta Move 2013
"Oh, sure, Sarah!  I think it would be really easy to modify (shorten) for Sunday school.  I'd just cut snacks and karaoke and you'd be good.  maybe one week do games and the other do a craft instead of both each week. "
Apr 6, 2013
Sarah Gordon replied to Sarah Hayden's discussion General questions re: Gotta Move 2013
"This will be our third year for Go Fish.  Our amount of kids runs from 30-50 and volunteers are low.  We use stations and mixed groups of 10 to move them from place to place.  Everyone LOVES it.  Stations are definately…"
Mar 15, 2013
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Harvey's Point Christian Church
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Cartter, IL 62853
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