Make Your Own Rock Painting Kit

Pile of colorful painted rocks

DIY Rock Painting Kits This past year, my 9-year-old granddaughter wanted a rock painting kit for Christmas. I bought her a 4+ star rock painting kit online. She was very excited when she received it. In April, another granddaughter was celebrating her 11th birthday. She also loves arts & crafts, especially painting. I started my … Read more


Patience Life.  It can be described as so many things, but right now, imperfect and a mess comes to mind. With so many challenges that we all face each day, then add to that a pandemic, life can be overwhelming at times. This year, our entire lives seemed to change overnight! The past several years … Read more

Be A Kindness Star

Kindness Star

Be A Kindness Star The Kindness Star can be used as an incentive for children to treat other people kindly, as well as, recognize the kind acts other people do for themselves and others. It is a great way to become aware of our acts of kindness and to encourage children to intentionally be kind … Read more

High Five

High Five

High Five The High Five is used very similar to the Kindness Star. The only difference is that the High Five recognizes teamwork. It encourages kids to be good team members, and also to recognize good teamwork in others. You can read more about the Kindness Stars if you CLICK HERE. Directions: See the directions … Read more

Peace Bingo

Peace Bingo

Peace Bingo Peace Bingo is played just the same as regular bingo. The only difference is that instead of using numbers, you will be using words that lead to understanding, compassion, & peacefulness. It is fun for families, youth groups, just about anyone! Materials: Downloadable Peace Bingo Cards Downloadable Peace Bingo Calling Cards unpopped popcorn, … Read more

Peacemaker’s Journey

Peace sign

Connecting the dots I remember when I was young, the anticipation of connecting the dots in a dot-to-dot picture.  Sometimes, I would know what the picture would turn out to be even before it was finished, but most often, I never knew what the entire picture was until it was completed.  The dots took my … Read more