March 6, 2015 - 9:00 AM Room: D7
They don't sit still! They can't be quiet for long! Music draws on these characteristics to teach young children biblical truths. Funnel their energy into simple songs with motions.
March 6, 2015 - 10:30 AM Room: D7
Join the Plot to Teach Preschooler Self-Discipline. We'll talk about fun, instructive tools to keep kids tuned in and self controlled. A whisper, consistent age appropriate expectations, a hat, clues and cues all can play a part in teaching preschoolers how to control themselves. This workshop will be repeated on Saturday at 12:45 p.m.
March 6, 2015 - 1:30 PM Room: D7
Being off your rocker is a good thing and a great way to create a learning adventure about Jesus and His Word. We'll investigate how relationships, music, poems, Bible stories and play are fun and engaging tools to help our little ones learn.
March 6, 2015 - 1:30 PM Room: D5
Discipline is so much more than correcting bad behavior. Discipline needs to change a heart and a life. In this class you will learn to work with children through the discipline process to help them change from the inside. Informative for Early Childhood as well as Elementary ages. Theory and practical.
March 6, 2015 - 3:00 PM Room: D7
We can tap into the magnificent brain power of a 3 to 5 year old to teach them about Jesus and His Word. When we know HOW preschoolers learn, we can create experiences and use teaching techniques that will change lives.
March 6, 2015 - 4:30 PM Room: D7
Young children can learn Bible verses. Why is it important to teach them to memorize Scripture? What are some fun ways to teach them? This workshop will make memorizing fun.
March 7, 2015 - 8:00 AM Room: D5
When children pray things happen. Learning to pray at a young age sets habits for life. Children have a simple faith if they are taught at an early age what prayer is, how God answers, and begin to develop an active prayer life it can be life changing. Informative for Early Childhood as well as Elementary ages. Many ideas both theory and practical.
March 7, 2015 - 11:15 AM Room: D7
Abstract concepts, like love and kindness, can't be touched. Preschoolers learn these concepts through life experiences and action. We'll discover concrete activities that will help abstract Bible concepts stick.
March 7, 2015 - 12:45 PM Room: D5
You worldview determines how you live. Your worldview will either be biblical or secular. Many of our Christian children are growing up thinking and living like the world. Our young people are making decisions based on secular standards not biblical standards. Your worldview for the most part is set at an early age. Informative for Early Childhood as well as Elementary ages. Both theory and practical.
March 7, 2015 - 12:45 PM Room: D7
Join the Plot to Teach Preschooler Self-Discipline. We'll talk about fun, instructive tools to keep kids tuned in and self controlled. A whisper, consistent age appropriate expectations, a hat, clues and cues all can play a part in teaching preschoolers how to control themselves. This workshop will be repeated on Friday at 10:30 a.m.
March 7, 2015 - 2:15 PM Room: C7
They aren’t little adults and they love learning. You will enjoy teaching more when you understand their unique needs. But, watch out, you will fall in love with preschoolers.
March 7, 2015 - 2:15 PM Room: D7
Their attention span is short. They don't want to share. They talk when they should be listening. They climb the walls. What do I do?
March 7, 2015 - 2:15 PM Room: Firehouse
No matter how you slice it - preschoolers need Jesus! Learn how to connect with every preschooler Physically, Intellectually, Emotionally, and Spiritually (PIES). You will experience what these little ones can understand, what they can and can't do, and how you can tell Bible stories in ways that capture their attention! Get fun, doable ideas that are grounded in faith and rooted in Scripture. You will learn new ways to connect with today's preschoolers, discover four key ingredients to a successful preschool lesson, and explore four Jesus-inspired techniques that will bring your preschoolers closer to Him. This workshop will be presented by Sharon Allen, a Group Publishing Ambassador.