Too much of a talking head can be terribly boring for most kids. Inviting kids to interact during the Large Group lesson is a great way to foster active learning and it gives them ownership of the lesson, but it’s not without its perils. Even the best of kids can have villainous tendencies that jeopardize a lesson. If you want to become an “Inter-Action Hero,” here are a few alter egos to watch out for along with ways to counteract them:
The Joker: He’s just out for a go
If you're lost in the wilderness and it feels like you're walking in circles, guess what? You probably are! In fact, according to a recent study, walking in a straight line is harder than you might think.
During the study, researchers blindfolded participants and told them to try their hardest to walk straight. Without being able to see, though, the subjects of the study walked in surprisingly tight circles.
How tight? Less than 66 feet in diameter.
Wouldn't it be great if you found a curriculum that was both Biblically rich AND wildly fun? A curriculum that put God at the center of the story, but put kids at the center of the storytelling? A curriculum that volunteers love as much as the kids? (Answer: Why yes...yes it would!) I've got great news: that curriculum exists. It's called GO!
We know that most people like to kick the tires of a new curriculum before driving it off the lot. That's why we're giving you 4 FREE