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Everyone can view our free Sunday School lesson forums. Supporting Members also get access to our extra creative Writing Team Lessons Sets and special site features & content.

Whether you're using a traditional or Rotation format for your Sunday School, we hope you find and share your inspiration here.



New Supporting Member Resource

Paste in My Hair" --the new Children's Ministry Blog for Supporting Members is here to help! 

  • Posted:  Does your teaching have a "Jesus Gap"? 
  • Posted:  What are the 7 Secrets of Super Teachers?
  • Coming Soon:  "Real" Teacher Training --how-to, how-not-to, and by various ways!

One of the goals of this blog is to give Supporting Members "bulletin board material" to share with teachers. Another goal is to be practical, not preachy. Written by Heidi Weber and Neil MacQueen, peer-reviewed, and open to your replies.


In addition to all our public lesson forums, Supporting Members can access a collection of extra creative Sunday School lesson plans written by our Writing Team. View the Writing Team Lesson Menu.

New from our Writing Team

Jesus' Great Commission and Ascension

Matthew 28:16-20, Acts 1:1-11

Six creative workshop-style lesson plans, including a Music & Drama Workshop and Memory Workshop. The Video Workshop includes a survey of the best & worst "Jesus" movies and animated videos covering these two stories.

As always, the Lesson Summary and Bible Background are open to all. The lesson plans are only open to our Supporting Members who make this site possible.
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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.

ROTATION STORY:
Prodigal Son
VIDEO
Teacher: Jane
ART
Teacher: Amy
DRAMA
Teacher: Bill
BIBLE GAMES
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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