CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MY PEOPLE emphasizes relationships within the family unit. Kids learn to be positive people no matter where they live and under what circumstances. Who can help? Jesus! Because the Bible says a lot about families, the kids learn (good and bad) from one Bible family in particular--Jacob, Leah and Rachel and their twelve strong, strapping sons.
THE LEARNING CENTER Themes include: MY PEOPLE/GOD'S GIFT TO ME, A BLENDED FAMILY/Jacob's Family, TATTLETALE!/Joseph The Brat!, COPING WITH CAMELS/A Visit With Joseph, GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU/Joseph's Troubles, THEM'S MY BOYS!/The Brother Bunch Snowball Fight, FORGIVENESS BEGINS WITH ME/Pretzel Game and Story, FAMILY REUNION ALBUMS/SNAPSHOTS/STORY, A LOVE PLAN FAMILY TREE, HOME!/Love It-Don't Leave It.
SURPRISE SHOPPE features a variety of fun activities which may be adapted or changed as desired. TREASURE HUNT, FINGER PAINTING, HILARIOUS MOVIES, CAMEL PLACEMATS AND JOURNALS, COOKIE BAKING/DECORATING, FLOOR GAME OR BOARD GAMES, MEXICAN EYE OF GOD, FAMILY REUNION GAMES, LOVE GLASSES, HOME PHOTO FRAME.
CLOSENCOUNTERSINGERS: Praise and Worship choruses are suggested from SING A SONG OF SCRIPTURE, PICK A PACK OF PRAISE and THE ULTIMATE PRAISE SONG BOOK.