an activity for all ages:
Decorated prayer journals are a simple craft that children will use again and again.

before you begin:
Provide each child with a Colorations® Kid-Size Notebook and items to decorate them such as foam stickers, colored pencils and crayons.

activity goals:
To encourage children to keep notes of things they are happy about or thankful for and people to remember in their prayers.

"Scripture Reference: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 "Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances…"

let's get started

step 1
Children should decorate and personalize the covers of their notebooks as desired. You may encourage them to write their names or a phrase such as, "Dear God" on the cover.