Teaching Tip of the Week

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Early Birds

The teacher should always be there first, whether in the classroom or the club host home. But what if some children begin to arrive earlier than you would like?

Try to have something on hand that the children can do until it is time to begin. It should be something fun, but related to the lesson so the children will have their minds on the subject when you start. Here are a few possibilities:

Or have them help you pick out songs to sing that day or recite last week's memory verse.

Whatever it is, a quiet activity that helps them focus on what you are about to teach is most desirable.

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