Learning to live a missional lifestyle begins early in childhood. Click on each photo to learn more on how to teach your preschooler about missions.
Lorna Bius looks for ways to help those in need. Sometimes she drives people to the grocery store and to the doctor's office. Make this cardboard box and use it as a resource to discuss other ways you could help someone in need.
Mission Friends will enjoy this bottle-lid matching game. (Lots of lids by Teach Preschool)
This book's reassuring message will give leaders and parents of preschoolers an avenue to discuss how God cares for us when we are afraid.
Learn how Joye Smith involves preschoolers in Helping Others activities, and how these activities benefit preschoolers. www.wmu.com - Chatter Box Blog
Preschoolers will love using their hands to create shapes and designs. We recommend using clean play sand instead of real salt.
This tabletop soccer game is a fun activity for preschoolers. Talk with them about how children in the Middle East like to play soccer, too!
A colored sand collage will let preschoolers engage in their creativity as they make and discover patterns with every stream of sand they shake! From spoonful.com
DIY Mexican Folk Art Bowls with Permanent Markers - Inspired by Familia. For preschoolers, you can simply use sturdy white paper bowls!
Baby Quilt from Felt. If children are ready, let them sew the squares to a larger felt with darning needles (long with dull points) else glue will work. Consider getting the child's baby photo and them quilting around or a current photo. By using Sharpies, the child can draw pics of family members or personal interests. Consider construction paper if no felt. from http://prekinders.com/families-theme/
Baby Blanket from PreKinders.com Glue small squares of fabric to a piece of felt to make a baby blanket. Talk about how Mrs. Hancock helps take care of families through CWJC in Monroe, Louisiana.
Preschoolers do not have an understanding of the finality of death, so it is difficult for them to comprehend the meaning of Jesus' death and resurrection. In the Chatter Box blog, Joye Smith gives eight suggestions for talking about Easter with preschoolers.