Free Downloads for Mission Friends

WMU provides a number of free Mission Friends downloads for your church and families. Scroll down the page to see all our downloads.

Unit-related Patterns and Recipes

Christmas in August Note for Parents

Choose a missionary from the list of Christmas in August® missionariesPrint out the note on this page, fill in, and make copies to send home with Mission Friends. 










April, Mission Friends at HomeFamilies on Mission Calendar, Directions for Water Bottle Rain Stick

April 9–15: Use an empty water bottle and aquarium gravel to make a rain stick. Thank God for sending rain. Caution: Supervise carefully.


1 or 2 clean, dry water bottles with caps


1/2 cup aquarium gravel

glue or tape

Optional: cotton balls, toothpicks, sand, twisted aluminum-foil strips, paint


  1. Use the funnel to pour the gravel into a bottle. Optional: You can add cotton balls, toothpicks, strips of aluminum foil, or other noise makers to the bottle for a different sound.

  2. Seal the cap. Optional: Tape 2 bottles together at the openings.

  3. Decorate with paint, tape, etc., if desired.

  4. Enjoy turning the bottle upside down and back or shaking it at different speeds for different rain sounds.

















May, Threes and Fours, Session 3, Games and Manipulatives, Pool Noodle Horse Illustration


May, Kindergarten, Session 2, Nature

Moldable Sand Dough


¾ cup baby oil

2 cups flour

2 cups play sand


  1. Mix together flour and add baby oil in a large bowl.

  2. Add play sand and mix together with hands or spoon.

  3. Press down any clumps with a large spoon until the dough has a smooth, gritty texture.











Forms and charts you need to lead Mission Friends:

Allergy Alert Chart 

Attendance Chart 

Bible Thoughts by Concept Areas 

Pensamientos Bíblicos (Spanish Bible Thoughts)

Enrollment Form 

"Mission Friends" Sheet Music 

Plan Sheet for Mission Friends


Let's Learn About Christian Concepts Podcast MP3

"Mission Friends" Song Podcast MP3

Missions Mind-set Podcast MP3

Storytelling 1-2-3 Podcast MP3 - companion piece to "Storytelling 1-2-3 - Creative Ideas for Telling a Story" available on

Recognition Certificates 

(These certificates are in PDF format which can be filled in on your computer after downloading.)

Mission Friends Participation Certificate

Teacher Appreciation Certificate 

Mission Friends Promotion Certificate 

Mission Storybooks

Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes

Down African Roads

I Like My Teacher You Know Why?

My Family Plays and Prays

Shoes On Shoes Off

Snowy Days and Sunny Days

Dr. Harms, the Helper  


Past Activities Archive Area

Orange Shake


6-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate

¼ cup milk

¼ cup water

1 teaspoon vanilla

ice cubes

orange slices


  1. Put the ingredients into a blender.

  2. Blend until smooth and frothy.

  3. Pour into cups.

  4. Add an orange slice.






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