Sensory Table Basics

Sensory tables (also called sensory bins or sensory boxes) are a great way to keep kids excited about playing and learning, while using toys and items you may already have around the house. They're a handy educational activity for pretty much any setting... homeschooling, children's ministry, daycare. preschool, before/after school program or just trying to keep your kids independently busy at home! Sensory tables or sensory boxes can be made on basically any budget and adjusted for any age kiddo. The best part: by rotating out the base material and filler items, it's…Read more …
Group VBS 2021 Programs

Group VBS 2021 Programs

Group Publishing has released their 2021 VBS theme! COVID has changed most plans for 2020, and VBS is no exception. Group Publishing is doing things a little differently in 2021. Read on to see what Group is doing, what we (as a church) are doing and what you can expect here at Borrowed Blessings.
Single-Use Busy Bags

Single-Use Busy Bags

Try these take-home busy bags for a safe way to keep kids engaged and occupied! You could also make these and drop them off at kids' houses as a fun surprise.
Teaching Kids to Pray

Teaching Kids to Pray

Trying to figure out how to teach your kiddo to pray? Want to help your church families? Check out these tips for raising prayer warriors!
Alternative VBS Ideas

Alternative VBS Ideas

Check out these alternative VBS ideas for 2020 (and other times when traditional VBS isn't an option).
Coffee Filter Sun Catchers

Coffee Filter Sun Catchers

These coffee filter sun catchers are sure to brighten up your windows and your days! They're great for kids to make as gifts or as a service project.
Window Painting Activity

Window Painting Activity

This window painting activity was simple to do and I've already had neighbors comment how neat it looks from their houses!
Easter Scavenger Hunt

Easter Scavenger Hunt

Share these graphics with your church for a fun Easter activity that families can complete together during Holy Week!
DIY Palm Branches

DIY Palm Branches

Celebrating Palm Sunday at home? Use supplies you already have at home to make your own DIY palm branches!
Encouragement Coloring Sheets

Encouragement Coloring Sheets

Is there someone in your life who needs an extra dose of encouragement today? Print these free encouraging coloring sheets, then decorate them and brighten someone's day!
Pom Pom Train Painting Craft

Pom Pom Train Painting Craft

Try this fun painting method using pom pom balls... you could paint trains during Rocky Railway VBS, or paint them before VBS and use them as decor!