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Resource Catalog

Resource Catalog

Want to know all the resources there are on this website? You’ve come to the right place! You can learn about them and click the links to purchase or download.

The Praise Factory Family of Curriculum

Hide ‘n’ Seek Kids Curriculum and Music

designed for ages 2-3; used with ages 2-5

The first curriculum in the Praise Factory family. The 16 Praise Factory themes are presented as 16 single concepts, with 5 lessons of curriculum available for each. Includes fully-scripted lesson plans, beautiful storyboard pictures, take-home sheets, crafts, games and lots of music.

Download/Purchase here.

Deep Down Detectives Curriculum and Music

designed for ages 4-6; used with ages 3-7

The second curriculum in the Praise Factory family. The 16 Praise Factory themes are presented as 69 concepts, with three lessons of curriculum available for each concept. Includes fully-scripted lesson plans, beautiful storyboard pictures, take-home sheets, crafts, games and lots of music.

Download/Purchase here.

Praise Factory Investigators Curriculum and Music

used with 5-11’s, though the concepts and stories can be used with older children, too.

The third curriculum in the Praise Factory family. The 16 Praise Factory themes are presented as 104 concepts, with three lessons of curriculum (1 Old Testament, 1 New Testament and 1 Church History/Missions story) available for each concept. Includes fully-scripted lesson plans, take-home sheets, crafts, games, and lots of music with sign language.

Download/Purchase here.

Praise Factory Tour Books

 

The Praise Factory Curriculum Tour  (Basic version)

A short, visual guide that explains the basics of the Praise Factory family curriculum.

Download Black and White pdf

Purchase Full Color Book Here

The Praise Factory Curriculum Tour  (Extended Version)

Expands upon the basic Praise Factory Tour book to include a look at each curriculum’s resources and what goes on during a typical classroom.

Download Black and White pdf

Purchase Full Color Book Here

Children’s Ministry Tips and Training Resources

From the Ground Up: Making a Great Start in Children’s Ministry and with Praise Factory Curriculum

From the Ground Up is a resource filled with wisdom and practical advice for anyone wanting to create a children’s ministry program that makes the most of teaching opportunities at church, while supporting parents as primary spiritual care-givers of their children. It is especially useful for those implementing any of the Praise Factory curriculum. This book is the text behind much of the “Get Started” section of this website. You can download sections of the book there; or, you can download the whole book or purchase it through amazon.com.

 Go to “Get Started!” to download specific articles   Purchase Here

Capitol Hill Baptist Church Children’s Ministry Resources

Capitol Hill Baptist Church: Philosophy, Curriculum Overview, Resources

This book is what we use to lead our workshop in Washington, DC. It has many of the resources that From the Ground Up has, but it is ordered differently to better fit the flow of our workshop presentation.

Two big differences between this book and From the Ground Up:

  • This book includes samples of all three curriculum in it. From the Ground Up does not.
  • This book does NOT include all of the more in-depth help on starting out in Children’s Ministry or with Praise Factory curriculum that From the Ground Up does.

We love to use it as the first part of our workshop, where we talk in more general terms. The second part of the workshop is when we talk more about implementing curriculum in your ministry situation. That’s where From the Ground Up comes in. This book can be purchased through Amazon.com.

Purchase on Amazon.com

Resource Lists and Articles about

Using Books to Teach Children

Truths to Teach, Stories to Tell  

A compilation of books for preschool and elementary school children and their parents. Also includes a useful articles in how to use books to encourage your children spiritually. Based off of the book fair held at Capitol Hill Baptist Church annually. Only offered for download because the resources get updated annually.

Download Here

Games to Use with Any Curriculum

Great Games for Preschool Kids

used with ages 2-7

Games to help reinforce truths that can be used with any curriculum, any Bible story or Bible verse. These are a compilation of the games used in the Hide ‘n’ Seek Kids and Deep Down Detective curriculums.

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Games for Elementary School Kids

used with ages 5-12

Games to help reinforce truths that can be used with any curriculum, any Bible story or Bible verse. These are a compilation of the games used in the Praise Factory Investigators curriculum.

Download Here 

Music Resources

Praise Factory Investigators Music CD  

This musical adventure uses a detective flair to introduce the 16 Praise Factory themes through bluegrass, rap and everything in between. These 16 songs are also used as part of Hide ‘n’ Seek Kids, Deep Down Detectives, and PFI curriculums.

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Praise Factory Investigators Sing-a-long Storybook 

Companion guide to the Praise Factory Investigators CD. Makes use of a simple story line to teach the children even more truth about the 16 Praise Factory themes, as well as provide the lyrics and listening questions for each of the songs.

Purchase Here

Music Downloads

Don’t forget that you can download the hundreds of songs used in the Praise Factory family of curriculum right from this website. Music downloads are found together with the curriculum downloads for each curriculum, as well as the special “Just Music” and “Parents’ Corner” pages. You can download the zipped file of songs and extract them from the file on your computer. Or, you can click on the links to Soundcloud.com and listen to or download songs there. You have to register as a member to download anything from the curriculum pages or the “Just Music” page. You do not need to register to download from the Parents’ Corner area.

Go to Hide ‘n’ Seek Kids Curriculum Downloads

Go to Deep Down Detectives Curriculum Downloads

Go to Praise Factory Investigators Curriculum Downloads

Go to Just Music

Go to Parents’ Corner