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Kids in Service
Kids love crafts. Have you ever thought about using those crafts in ministry? Next time you pull out crayons and markers, you could help your kids serve others.

Make bookmarks for families receiving food boxes from the food pantry
Tie ribbons with scripture around teddy bears for clients at counseling ministry
Make "welcome baby" signs for new parents at Hope Clinic for Women
Decorate Scripture cards for an after-school tutoring site
Create "get well cards" for a low-income health clinic
Color a picture for a missionary
Make paper stained glass decorations for a senior center
Put together craft kits for children's hospital

What's your favorite nonprofit ministry or local outreach? How might your kids make a difference there without even leaving your home?


Cocoa said…
Great idea using the crafts to help serve others. Children are usually very tender hearted and really want to do something for others.

My daughters are in the early stages of developing their own service project. They want to create quilts that go along with children's books and take them to the schools to encourage reading.
MommySecrets said…
What a great idea!! I'm a big believer in service flowing out of natural family interests, instead of always being another activity for families to do. Good for you!

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