Amber Lappin

Helping Preschoolers through Transitions

By Amber Lappin April 7, 2022

For such tiny little humans, preschoolers can have BIG feelings about change. Often, moving from..

Tips for Reading Aloud to Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin March 24, 2022

When a bunch of preschoolers gather together, it is almost certain that someone will read them a..

Encouraging Weary Parents of Young Children

By Amber Lappin February 22, 2022

Our culture can be notoriously hard on parents of young children. There are so many unrealistic..

Why Free Play in Early Childhood Classrooms?

By Amber Lappin January 18, 2022

Making every moment count is a great value when it comes to children’s ministry. It’s true that..

Equity during the Holidays

By Amber Lappin November 18, 2021

Upcoming holidays often spark big plans in children’s ministry. Of course, we want to make sure..

The Final Countdown: Making the Most of Preschoolers' Pick-up Time

By Amber Lappin October 19, 2021

In children’s church, one of the most chaotic parts of the day is pickup time. This can be ..

The Importance of First Impressions in Nursery Ministry

By Amber Lappin August 17, 2021

For families of young children coming to church, first impressions have always been important...

Meaningful Conversation with Small Children

By Amber Lappin July 29, 2021

Young children’s vocabulary grows incrementally between the ages of two and five. They quickly pick..

What If They Won't Participate?

By Amber Lappin June 22, 2021

It’s happened to everyone: you’ve planned a great activity for your children’s ministry group. All..

Answering Tough Questions about Current Events

By Amber Lappin May 18, 2021

When processing current events, adults sometimes forget that their children are listening, too...

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