Many families these days allow their children to set the schedule for the
entire family. Soccer games, gymnastics, basketball practice, dancing,
baseball games, piano recitals, and on and on. Some of these activities
demand participation seven days a week. With such busy schedules, it is
tempting to skip Sunday School and or church. As Christian teachers,
we should encourage children to attend a Preschool or Children's Ministry Sunday School
class and church on a regular
basis. Here are a few ideas you can use to let the children know you care.
|Send a Birthday Card.
Everyone likes to be remembered on their birthday.|
|Have a celebration.
Set a goal for the class and celebrate when they achieve the goal. For
every student to memorize The Lord's Prayer. If every student does it,
celebrate with a special snack or a pizza party during the regular Sunday
School hour. Encourage them to bring a friend.|
|Send a refrigerator picture.
Take individual pictures of each student. Paste the picture on a paper
frame, glue a magnet to the back, and mail it to the child. |
|Send a Christmas Card.
Take a class picture and send the picture with the Christmas Card.|
|Send a Coded Message.
Select a Coded Message
that relates to the lesson for the coming Sunday. Mail it to the
student and offer a reward for any student that brings the correct answer to
|Send a Valentine's Card.
Cut out a card in the shape of a heart. Write the following on the
card: "Roses are red. Violets are blue. Someone loves
you. Here's a clue. Read John 3:16." Mail the card to the
|Send a puzzle.
Print a picture from the Clip Art.
Cut the picture into four or five pieces. Ask the student to put the
puzzle together and bring it to class. Preschoolers enjoy telling
about their pictures. Consider sending a different picture to each