* Binder Clips (Craft Store)* Paper Cutter or Scissors* Hole Punch The girls chose a paper style they thought would look good with the letters they chose. We then helped them sound out “pleasant.” They took turns finding the letters we needed and sticking them on the paper…they’re kids – the letters will not be stuck on perfect. I then cut the paper to the same size as the paper from last week. We punched a hole in the corner and stuck it on our binding clip. Each week, a new word will be added to the clip in similar fashion. I then wrote the Bible verse on the back. If your kids are older, have them do it themselves. We’ll spend this week learning the word, meaning and memorizing the scripture.
“Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” – Proverbs 16:24
Definition: giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment; friendly and considerate
Reason Chosen: This is somewhat a direct address to my oldest child right now. We have had to spend some time working on attitude. At times she is a sweet as can be, and at times she is acting like a sassy teenager. I really want to encourage a pleasant attitude, which hopefully can represent a sweet heart. I’m completely aware that it’s a heart issue, so we will try and capture hers this week. Have a pleasant attitude is important for a lot of reasons. Being sweet is just nicer to be around. I love the verse that describes it as “sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” We want to teach our kids to have attitudes that heal and help people. If we can contribute a more positive demeanor to our society, we can make a difference in the hearts of others.
Word Ring At the beginning of each week, the craft will be exactly the same because we will simply be adding a new word to our already established word ring.
* Stock Card Paper (I had a whole stack like this – found at any craft store)
* Assorted Sticker Letters (I just bought a bunch on clearance at Michael’s)