Children in Action Blog

Incorporating Technology into Missions

I recently reflected on stories my father told me about his childhood. He spoke about going to the "picture show" with his siblings, which was a special treat for them.

Cooperative Program: Many Hands Make Light Work

Give each child in your group a few coins and show them a large bag of candy. Tell children how much the bag of candy costs. Ask if any one of them has enough coins to buy the bag.

It's Time to Grow

What do you say when someone asks you about Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, or Children in Action? What do you share on social media or with parents of potential GAs, RAs, or CAs? When someone on staff at your church asks how your class is going, what do you tell them?

Grow Your Group with Personal Invitations

As leaders, we are always looking for ways to encourage more children to come to our groups and events. This quarter, try some of these invitation ideas to reach out to children who aren't regularly attending your missions group meetings.

Leading Missions on a Shoestring Budget

Even if you aren't on a tight budget, we all need to be good stewards of the funds entrusted to us. With that thought in mind, consider these ways to stretch what is allotted for your children's missions group:

Families on Mission: Providing Socks and Gloves to a Local Shelter

On cold days, warm hands and feet surely do feel good! Among the things we take for granted are a drawer full of clean socks and a pair of gloves in our jacket pockets. Have you ever been without these? I don't think I have.

Getting to Know Lottie

Let’s face it. You know who Lottie Moon is. You know what the offering is all about. You know why it is important to pray for our missionaries. But, you’re reading this because you want other people to have the same urgency about these things as you.

Understanding Development Makes Effective Planning

Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, and Children in Action cover a wide age-range of children and stages of development.

Missions and Learning Styles: Full Body Missions

You may find that your missions group is full of children who cannot sit still. This may be a reflection of their learning styles. They may be kinesthetic or hands-on learners. These learners need to move, act out, and touch to experience and process new material.

Listen Up: Bringing Missions Home for the Auditory Learner

As you look at your GAs, RAs, and CAs, you will see a lot of differences. Children learn in different ways, and they interact with information in different ways. Many children learn best through hearing; they are auditory learners.

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