This series talks about Tough Stuff for kids, meaning anything that is scary, difficult, or hard – like when their feelings get hurt, or they feel angry, or something isn’t fair. feel scary, difficult or hard. The kids will see when things are hard, they can still trust God. The kids will know God loves them and has good plans for their future. They will see that they can get through tough stuff when they have hope in God.
In the teaching video, Gus is at Skuppet Scout Camp with Jim and Gift! They will make crafts, sing songs, and learn how to get through tough stuff. These teaching videos aim to affirm the feelings that kids have and give them some practical, age- appropriate tools to point them back to God’s love in tough times.
Series Bible Verse | “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)
Lesson 1 | Big Idea: When stuff is tough, I can keep doing good things for God.
Bible Story: Joseph in Egypt
Lesson 2 | Big Idea: When stuff is tough, I can make the right choice.
Bible Story: The Fiery Furnace
Lesson 3 | Big Idea: When stuff is tough, I can pray to God.
Bible Story: Jesus Prays in Gethsemane
Lesson 4 | Big Idea: When stuff is tough, I can worship God.
Bible Story: Paul and Silas in Prison
In addition to visual media, the following elements are provided for download with the curriculum package:
- Program Outline – a written guide for leaders to teach from during the service
- Classroom Bible Story Teaching Tool and Printable Assets
- Crafts and Activity Instructions and Printable Assets
- Activity Sheets and Coloring Pages
- Fully assembled Keynote and PowerPoint presentations that correspond with the Program Outline