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Valley Kids

Welcome to Valley Kids!

Valley Kids

We are passionate about helping children come to know and follow Jesus! We view our role as twofold:

  • Partnering with parents in growing their child’s faith
  • Reaching out to children who don’t have this training at home

Our Kids ministry has welcoming and fun environments for all ages from Infants through Grade 5. At a weekend class, a weekday kids' clubs, or a special kids event — come and see what we're all about!

EVENTS & INFORMATION: KIDS

We're excited to be returning to limited in-person Valley Kids Church this fall! But we will continue to offer plenty of resources to assist you in discipling your kids at home, too. Here's the rundown.

Valley Kids Church In Person: 9 a.m. Sundays

During the 9 a.m. Sunday outdoor service, Valley Kids Church for infants-Grade 5 will take place in the building. The classes will run the entirety of the service.

Make sure you sign up for Outdoor Worship at 9 a.m.; then sign up your children at the link below.

Check-in will take place inside the building. Masks are required for kids ages 6 and up; optional for 5 and under. We have all the proper COVID-19 precautions in place to ensure the experience is safe as possible for children, teachers, and helpers. We hope to see you!

sign up for valley kids church



Valley Kids Church on Zoom: 9:30 a.m. Sundays

Get the same great teaching and lessons at our live Sunday online classes! We gather on Zoom every Sunday morning at 9:30, and end before the 10:30 Valley online worship service.

To receive the Zoom link and password for your child's class, simply email Lois Hales at .

Valley Kids Church at Home

We'll continue to post great curriculum and resources for kids of all ages on our Worship page. All material -- including video lessons, activity sheet downloads, and more -- will be available on Saturdays. Utilize whatever resources you'd like, whenever you'd like!

Go to the Worship page

Sign Up Now for Tuesday Clubs

Our Tuesday night clubs for kids in Grades 1-5 will begin October 13. GEMS (for girls) and BLAST! (for boys) will be held in the building, following our in-person gathering requirements, from 6:15-7:45 p.m. The cost is still just $35per child, per year.

Clubs will include fun activities and songs, crafts, and workshop projects, as well as special speakers and events. Your kids will love our great videos and interactive Bible lessons.  

The cost remains the same: $35 per child for the entire year. Register your child below!

GEMS registrationBLAST! registration

Great Resources for Kids

The resources on this page are here for you to use to encourage your kids’ spiritual growth through Bible apps, devotionals, games, songs, videos, etc.  RightNow Media and Life Church have many series you can use for special screen time. The Konnect HQ videos, found on the Life Church site, are almost like a kid’s TV show but teach great spiritual truth.  If you have a question or suggestion, call the Valley Kids office at 860.673.6826 or email Lois Hales at

Nursery

Our children will learn about the Belt of Truth in class on Sunday. Please see the lesson “Put on the Belt of Truth” below. You can print out the resources to share with your child. Also available is an article about ways to help a toddler understand sin, bible story videos and songs. 

Printable Resources 

Articles
The Gospel Project: Mistakes or wrong choices? Talking to toddlers about sin

Videos
Everyday Armor | Preschool | Put on the Belt of Truth 
The Armor of God | Church at Home | Toddlers 
The Fall of Adam and Eve | Holy Tales Bible Stories

Music Videos
Looking at My Heart | Preschool Worship Song
Jesus Loves Me Remix | Preschool Song

Preschool-Kindergarten

Hello Parents of Preschoolers and Kindergarteners, I miss you! I've put together a few resources for you and your little ones.  I've reviewed all of them and recommend them highly. Enjoy!

BIBLE APPS
Ministry Spark
Beginners Bible App

YouVersion
Interactive Noah's Ark app

VIDEOS 
Life Church Bible Adventure Videos

CRAFTS
Ministry to Children 

SONGS
Wesleys Wuppets 

Bible Story Websites
Bible Stories For Kindergarteners

For Preschoolers
For all Preschoolers and Kindergarteners 
For Kindergarteners
Bible For Children

Bunny Bible Stories

Elementary

Do some extra activity sheets and send a picture of them to   to earn some Bible Bucks, which can be turned in for prizes.

APPS
The Bible App for Kids
Superbook Bible App

Lifeway Kids App – fun games, puzzles and content
Adventures in Odyssey app

CRAFTS
Bible Crafts for Kids
Christian crafts for Kids
Free Kits for Summer Fun

DEVOTIONALS
Truth For Kids Free Printable Devotions for Kids
Keys for Kids (Radio) 
Daily Devotional with David and Teesha Ministries- Illusionist

GAMES

Bible Games 
The Beginner’s Bible – Games and Activities for kids

MUSIC
Bethel Music Kids
Kids Christian Music
Listener Kids
Christian Kids Music on Spotify


PARENT GUIDES OR LESSONS
Focus on the Family
Cornerstones for Parents
Ministry Tools Resource Center
Christian Parenting
Ministry to Children – Top 10 Best Christian Parenting Websites

VIDEOS
Life Church Open Network – Various series including the Konnect HQ ones
Hilltop City Life Christian Channel (good for younger elementary)

RIGHTNOW MEDIA RESOURCES
Please note: Some of these resources require an account at RightNow Media.  If you don’t have an account, create one, for free, by clicking here.
Forgot your login information? Click on login at RightNow Media and follow the prompts.
Want to connect to RightNow Media via your phone, tablet, or TV? Click here for instructions.

Volunteer

KidSafe Process

VolunteerValley KidsKids

At Valley, the safety of our children and students is a priority to us. Our security process is called KidSafe. Click here to find out more.

Children's Library

VolunteerValley Kids

We're looking for volunteers to help children sign books out of the library, as well as to accept books being returned.

KidSafe Application Process

Start the process to join our team!

START HERE

Staff

Jenn Mizia

Valley Kids Family Outreach and Event Coordinator