Author Archives: Missy McKinnon

Classroom Management Tips

Classroom Management. Yikes, we all need it and maybe struggle with it, but no one talks about it. But in reality, each one of your church classrooms have different needs and it is not the same from one age group to the next. When your class does not have the structure needed for the age […]

100% Organic Curriculum!

One parenting craze that, as a mom with toddlers, I am noticing is healthy, organic, food. Take a stroll down any grocery store or baby food aisle. “Organic”, “All Natural”, “Gluten Free”, are just some of the words that jump out at you. As a parent of a three-year-old, I try steer my own daughter […]

Don’t Pop the Bubble – Object Lesson

PROPS NEEDED: Piece of bubble gum for each child. Have the children stand up in a circle and have a bubble gum blowing contest. Pick the 2 with the biggest bubbles. Have a second contest (between your 2 still standing). Explain that this time you want them to blow the biggest bubble they can, but […]

15 No Hassle Summer Events for Your KidMin

How to have a great summer, even though it is about to start! I know, today as I am writing this it is May 29, only a few short days away from June, which, in my mind marks the beginning of summer. But let me tell you that it is not too late to start […]

What I Wish I Knew Before I Started KidMin

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a KidMin Facebook group and asked this question, “If you could give some advice to a person who is new in ministry, what would it be?” I was blown away by the answers. So I am going to share some of them here today. Some were duplicates, […]

The KidMin Event Checklist

It can be very overwhelming to plan a large event. So, I have made an event checklist just for KidMin! On it, I have laid everything out by time, and I have also kept a couple of blank spaces that you can fill in if you need it. What do you think? Should something else […]

Signs You Were Meant to Be In KidMin

You love being an elevated hall monitor. You love talking about church. You love giving out candy as quite seat prizes You love finding new volunteers! You love taking a nap after a busy Sunday morning. You love biting your lip when someone says this: You love having fun! You love planning meetings. Your phone […]

Free Easter Coloring Page

Easter, other than Christmas, it is probably one of the biggest days of the year for churches. As well it should. It is the day that we get to celebrate the Resurrection of our Savior! We, as KidMin, have an even better and more exciting job. We get to teach kids about it! How awesome […]