If you don’t do a newsletter in your primary, the new year is a great time to start. Depending on how your ward works it might be best to have these printed out and handed out on last sunday of each month (for the following month) or if your ward is more tech-savvy just email it out or upload it to a FB group for your primary. By the way if you don’t have a Facebook group for your primary you may want to consider starting one. We have a mix in our ward so I try to deliver it both electronically and physically each month. … Read the rest
Are you hosting this New Years? Our family needs a fun new years tradition, we don’t really have one. Any ideas??
I made a variation of my free christmas party invitation for New Years:
What do you think? As always pick the template you want to use below, open it in a photo editing software (like pic monkey or canva) and edit to your hearts content! And as always if you would rather I edit it for you I offer my services for $5. Just send me an email to email@example.com with the details you would like on your invitation and I will send you a proof for your review. … Read the rest
We made it to the last scripture hero! It’s been a fun year for the kids (I hope).
As part of the theme “I know the scripture are true” the Friend magazine is highlighting a scripture hero each month. We put a clue in our primary mailbox each week and on the last week of the month that hero comes to visit us in our time machine.
I only included 3 clues this month because we are only having sacrament meeting on Christmas (as I believe most wards are)
Other clue cards available:
I’ve already shared some binder covers & posters to go along with the 2017 Primary theme- Choose the Right. Today I made some more bulletin board printables that coordinate with what I’ve already created. I was thinking of taking each of the kid’s picture and having them printed. And then on the first sharing time of the year, as part of introducing the new theme, having them each fill out the following word bubble:
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I have three boys (2, 5 & 7) and from my years of parenting them I have come to understand something about toys: there are toys that just take up space, and then there are toys that encourage hours of imaginative/independent play. I aim for the later. And if they don’t take up a lot of space & have a million little parts- BONUS! As Christmas approaches it can be hard to find something worthwhile to spend $$ on. Sure, there’s tons of crap to choose from, but what will really be worth the investment?… Read the rest