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Elementary | Preschool | Technology | Volunteers

20 Ways To Digitally Connect With Kids During The Covid-19 Pandemic

We’ve been loving conversations with really smart ministry leaders—people like you—who have already pioneered some innovative solutions to help kids ministries connect digitally.  Read More

Elementary | Preschool | Volunteers

10 No Cost Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

Looking for creative ideas to show your volunteers how valuable they are to your team? And hoping to avoid eating up your ministry budget to do it? Here are ten… Read More

Child Development | Elementary | Orange Strategy | Parents | Volunteers

Look At Me! Relating to Elementary Schoolers When Their World is a Stage

To hang with a room full of elementary-aged kids, you need just one thing: a head with eyes on all sides.   Easy enough, right?   If by some chance you’ve got just two lookers like the rest of us, you may find yourself… Read More

Elementary | Orange Strategy | Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

The Kind of Volunteer Your Ministry Needs

So…if no volunteer can ever know what a parent knows, then why recruit anyone to help with kids? It would definitely make things easier if you could just tell parents, “Since you know more than we can ever know, and you have… Read More

Orange Strategy | Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

How to Explain the Easter Story to Your Preschooler

There’s something about watching a bunch of three-and four-year-olds decked out in frilly dresses and bow ties, racing through the yard as they hunt for eggs and get distracted by bugs, airplanes, and…oh my gosh, there’s candy in this egg! Easter and… Read More

Child Development | Elementary | Orange Strategy | Parents | Volunteers

The Significant Relationships Every Elementary Schooler Needs

The earlier you gain influence in a child's life, the more equipped you are to influence them later—when it matters even more.   That's one of the best aspects of being a youth leader—you have the incredible opportunity to not only directly impact… Read More

Child Development | Orange Strategy | Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

Laying The Bricks of Moral Foundation

The science of developing an emotional intelligence and moral foundation is complex. But to oversimplify for a minute, from the time a child is born, they must learn to do four things:   Recognize: Name the emotions they feel Manage: Take charge of… Read More

Orange Strategy | Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

Make It Fun: Helping Elementary Kids Connect with God

There are three drives that are hardwired in every kid: Wonder Discovery Passion  If you think about those drives as dials you turn to help a kid connect with God, then what if you turn those dials to different volumes for different… Read More