“Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them!

For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children.” Mark 10:14
Children were important to Jesus!

Ministering to children is a high priority.


Prepare the following:
• Manpower • Lessons • Venue Design • Materials • Registration • ID • Awards • Certificates • Prizes • Snacks

Award Categories
• • • • • • Best in Crafts Best in Memory Verse David Award (Worshipper Award) Joshua Award (Leadership Award) Best Rendition of VBS Song Winner/s (Games / Icebreakers)

I. Registration II. Morning Assembly a. Prayer b. Pledge to the Christian Flag c. Pledge to the Bible d. VBS Theme Song e. Icebreaker f. Songs of Praise

III. Groupings A. Bible Discussion B. Practice Session IV. Snack Time V. Closing Assembly A. Lesson Reinforcements i. Videos / Skit B. Announcements C. VBS Theme Song D. Closing Prayer

Pledge to the Christian Flag
I pledge allegiance to the Christian Flag and to the Savior for whose Kingdom it stands. One Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again with life and liberty to all who believe.

Pledge to the Bible
I pledge allegiance to the Bible, God's Holy Word, I will make it a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path and will hide its words in my heart that I might not sin against God.

Astig Si God
A-S-T-I-G S-I G-O-D (repeat 4x) Sa VBS kami ay masaya Sa VBS kami’y nagpupunta Maraming kaibigan, maraming nalalaman Kami ay masaya sa VBS.
*Music & Lyrics by Lawrence Tan & Zarah Lim


• Attention Span: 2 mins. • They need: to use their 5 senses • They learn best by: using their 5 senses • Key phrase: “Show me.”

• Attention Span: 3-4 mins. • They need:
to practice their fine motorskills; share their ideas; please adults

• They learn best by:
expressing their creativity; allowing them to respond and discuss; allowing them to help & contribute

• Key phrase: “Let me help.”

• Attention Span: 5-6 mins. • They need: to learn more (eager to learn) • They learn best by: getting them actively involved in the lesson • Key phrase: “Let me do it.”

• Attention Span: 6-7 mins. • They need:
to experiment and discover things; to feel that they are able to master a certain activity

• They learn best by:
active learning experiences; familiar routines & schedules

• Key phrase: “Let’s find out.”

• Attention Span: 8-9 mins.(or more) • They need:
to see possibilities; to express what they have learned in a personal way

• They learn best by:
interactive learning techniques; creative selfexpressions

• Key phrase: “I want to know more.”

• Attention Span: 10-11 mins.(or more) • They need:
to find the relevance of a lesson to their personal life

• They learn best by:
lesson reinforcements and lesson implementations

• Key phrase: “How does it relate to me?”


• Learn best when they can see it. • Generally like reading and are comfortable with the written word. • Like to write things down. • Like charts and graphs. • Like working in workbooks and on worksheets. • Usually prefer a quiet working environment. • Generally prefer their working environment to be orderly before they begin.

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Learn best when they interact verbally. Like to be read to or read out loud. They often move their lips when reading silently. Like to listen to tapes and CDs. They can remember more easily things set to music. Generally work better with background music or other sounds. Like panels, debates, and storytelling. Generally not bothered by disorder. Ask a lot of questions for better understanding.

• Learn best when they can touch things. • Like to “fiddle” with things. • Like to take things apart to see how they work. • Generally are not as hyperactive as kinesthetic children. • Comprehend more quickly when using manipulatives. • Learn best by doing. • Need hands-on experiences.

• Learn best when their bodies are in motion. • Learn best by doing. • Need a hands-on, multi-sensory approach. • Are “motor-driven.” • May have A.D.D. (Attention Deficit Disorder), but many do not. Investigate before you medicate! • Need to memorize with some corresponding body movement (such as sign language).