Welcome to our Creative Sharing Place

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.


Kids at Hampton United, Ontario making Edible Baby Moses Baskets in their Baby Moses "Cooking" Workshop

Visitors and members: Check out this new music teaching resource and add your own suggestions.


New Supporting Member Resources:

Bible Video Outlines & Guides

Visit our new and expanding collection of teaching guides to some of the best and most popular Bible videos recommended in our Video Workshop lesson forums. Everyone can see the list of available guides, supporting members can view and print them.

New in the "Paste in My Hair" children's ministry blog :

1. A "Real" Teacher Training Event that's interactive and models techniques as it trains. 

2. "Lampstanding" -a great way to "train teachers as they teach" and support them.

The Intro to Teacher Training post and training graphic is open to all.


In addition to all our public lesson forums, Supporting Members can access a collection of creative Bible story lesson plans from our Writing Team. View the Writing Team Lesson Menu.

New from our Writing Team

Jesus' Great Commission and Ascension

6 different creative lessons!

Coming this summer
from the Team:

"Lazarus Come Out!"
and
"The Magi: Gifts to Give Your Savior"

Writing Team lessons are extra-creative and extra-detailed for teachers. They have younger grade and "shorter class" adapations. They also help your teachers learn many different 'techniques' for reading the Bible, leading discussion, and reflecting with kids.

The WT lesson sets are in addition to our chockfull public lesson forums. :)

Can you answer this question posted in the Teachers Lounge?

Fun at the Fair

Carolyn Hodgson
We are planning a final lesson for June 24, 2018 just when our local fair is in session. I'm wondering what kind of ideas you have for an open session on this topic. I'm looking for a good Bible story and some other fun events for that day. Thanks, CarolynRead More...
Last Reply By Neil MacQueen · First Unread Post

About the Rotation Model and Organization of Lessons at Our Site

Our content is primarily organized to support those using the Workshop Rotation Model for Sunday School. However, our content is easily adaptable by traditional Sunday Schools, and many of our registered and supporting members do just that.

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


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 and scalable to any church size. Add a fifth week and workshop to create a five week rotation. Add another grade by filling in the "Open" slots. See more schedule examples.

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