Amber Lappin

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...

Sensory Experiences for Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin April 13, 2021

As you’ve likely noticed, preschool-aged children are active learners. That means they learn more..

Teaching Toddlers about Feelings

By Amber Lappin March 23, 2021

Toddlers (ages 12-36ish months) are known for many things, but controlling their emotions is not..

Love, Developmental Science, and Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin February 9, 2021

If you are blessed with the opportunity to care for preschoolers right now—this is a wonderful time..

Teaching Conflict Resolution for Toddlers

By Amber Lappin January 21, 2021

One of the most common complaints I hear from people who work with toddlers is, “I feel like a..

Caring for All Types of Families at Christmas

By Amber Lappin December 8, 2020

Many of us have phenomenal memories of celebrating Christmas at school, at church, and in our..

Cultivating Gratitude in Children

By Amber Lappin November 5, 2020

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s typical to start thinking about how to help the children in our..

Helping Preschoolers Focus During Story Time—In Person or Online

By Amber Lappin October 20, 2020

Many people have rightly observed that getting preschool-aged children to focus can be a daunting..

5 Ways to Prepare for Separation Anxiety in Preschoolers

By Amber Lappin September 1, 2020

Returning to our church buildings, whenever that may be, will certainly be cause for celebration..


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