New from the Writing Team:

Elijah Super Set!

Widow of Zarephath
Prophets of Baal and Still Small Voice
Elijah passes his mantle to Elisha

A 20th Birthday Gift to All:

As we wrap up our 20th Birthday Celebration, here's a special gift to all our Visitors (who register for free) and to our Registered Members from our Supporting Members:

Jesus is Born! Lesson Set

The Angel's Announcement, Caesar's Decree, Journey to Bethlehem, and Birth of Jesus

Latest Help Forum questions ~ See if you can help

Good morning! I have a passion for rotation and am wanting to bring it to our new church, but am finding it a challenge to help others catch the vision. I'm on the CE committee and I know they are in need of someone to "do the children's Christmas program" this year, and having some fun family nights is also on their list, so my thoughts are that maybe I can somehow combine all three and adapt the Jesus is Born! Lesson Set to create an inter-generational advent night using the rotation...Read More...
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Latest Newsletter

The September 2017 Email Newsletter from Highlights of What's New at Member Carol posted a Bible Games Workshop for Elisha Receives the Mantle from Elijah. Members discussing the "locust" pods (karob) that John the Baptist ate . Member Amy shared character figure sources for use in a Story Table drama, and a Lord's Prayer banner project . Members are discussing "best advice" for a church that's launching the Rotation Model this fall. Member Neil posted a " Paul...Read More...
We're wrapping up our 20th Birthday Celebration

Hope you enjoyed celebrating our 20th birthday last month. Thanks to everyone who participated.

Enter the Birthday Forum

About the Rotation Model and Lessons at Our Site

Our content is primarily organized for those using the Workshop Rotation Model to organize their Sunday School (one story taught several weeks in a row, with a different approach each week). However, our content is easily adaptable by traditional Sunday Schools.

Learn more about the Model
The Rotation Model is based on two principles:
(1) Creative teaching methods and rooms ("workshops") help students learn and want to return.
(2) Speeding through a new Bible every week creates biblically illiterate kids and burned-out teachers who can't handle the rate of change and constant preparation.

Our solution: slow down.

Here's a typical four week rotation schedule for 3 different grade groups.

Prodigal Son
Teacher: Jane
Teacher: Amy
Teacher: Bill
Teacher: Jo
Week 1 Grades K-1 Grades 2-4 Grades 5-6 Open
Week 2 Open Grades K-1 Grades 2-4 Grades 5-6
Week 3 Grades 5-6 Open Grades K-1 Grades 2-4
Week 4 Grades 2-4 Grades 5-6 Open Grades K-1

Rotation schedules are super-flexible. Add a week and a workshop to have a five week rotation. Add another grade by filling in the "Open" slots. Add a fifth row to bring in an additional workshop. See more schedule examples.

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