March 3, 2017 - 9:00 AM Room: D7
Little kids have a great capacity to learn. What are they learning about God in your Sunday School class? Let's discover some creative ways to share basic Bible truths with them.
March 3, 2017 - 10:30 AM Room: D7
Their attention span is short. They don't want to share. They wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. They talk when they should be listening. They climb the walls. Help! What can I do?
March 3, 2017 - 12:00 PM Room: D8
Babies, 1s, and 2s are constantly learning; therefore, we as teachers are constantly teaching with our words and actions. In order to teach most effectively, we must understand how this unique age group learns and develops. Come learn practical ideas to help you as you intentionally teach biblical truths to babies, 1s, and 2s.
March 3, 2017 - 3:00 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’ll 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. • Explore four Jesus-inspired techniques that will bring your preschoolers closer to him.
March 4, 2017 - 8:00 AM Room: D7
Kids can understand more than we think they can, but sometimes the barriers come in our explanations. We struggle to explain complex words and concepts. In this workshop, we'll discuss ways to enable kids to comprehend what we're teaching.
March 4, 2017 - 12:45 PM Room: D7
We've all heard the statement, "People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." Building relationships with preschoolers and their families can be challenging at times. Come learn practical ways to connect, build relationships, and communicate you care to preschoolers and families.
March 4, 2017 - 2:15 PM Room: D8
The foundation years are so important for a child to capture a Biblical worldview. Understanding preschoolers will focus on the stages of child development and how we can make a significant contribution to a good start in life.