Non-Toy Gift Ideas

Non-Toy Gift Ideas

In an effort to encourage gratitude and keep our lives centered on faith, I've been working on a list of non-toy gift ideas for kids... read on for the ideas I've come up with so far!
Train-Themed Sensory Table Ideas

Train-Themed Sensory Table Ideas

Whether you're using Rocky Railway VBS curriculum at your church or your kiddos at home just love trains, these train-themed sensory table ideas are sure to be a hit!
What can I do with SVG files?

What can I do with SVG files?

You can purchase pre-designed, frugal SVG files for all kinds of crafts and kids activities (especially if you're equipped with a Cricut or Silhouette cutting machine)! Here’s a list of project ideas that are easy to complete with an SVG file.
How to Make File Folder Games

How to Make File Folder Games

One of my favorite kids activities is making & playing file folder games {shhh... don't tell them the games are super educational}. File folder games are great for reinforcing skills and independent practice! Follow these simple steps to make your own affordable, educational file folder games...
Treasured VBS 2021 Overview

Treasured VBS 2021 Overview

Group Publishing has released their 2021 VBS theme! Get ready to explore and adventure at Treasured VBS! {Think Indiana Jones, gems, jewels, jungles and ancient ruins...} Read on for an overview of each day & station!

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.