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08, 10-2019 | Stimulate boys

The photo above shows what we don't like about boys. They are physical and challenge each other. We often find this undesirable behavior and would like to discuss this with them. But is it so bad that they play with each other and how can we deal with them properly? The brain works differently The… Read more "

04, 10-2019 | Out and about! with vegetable garden lessons in Groenekerken toolkit

Out and about with the vegetable garden lessons! can be found under the heading Faith Education on the Groenekerken website >>> Why have garden gardening with the children? As Green churches we want to consciously 'learn' how to deal with God's creation. It is important to include the children in this process. An ultimate way for this is to let them grow their own vegetables in ... Read more "

09, 09-2019 | Vegetable gardening encourages 'healthy' choices

In the previous newsletter we focused on learning by playing. It revealed that when multiple senses are activated, we remember information up to four times better. From that knowledge, vegetable gardening fits very well as a form of education and has a number of other important PLUSS. Besides a spiritual teacher, the vegetable garden is also good for health!… Read more "

08, 07-2019 | Schedule overview Out and about!

An overview of the complete six-year curriculum from Er op uit! can currently be viewed and downloaded as a PDF file. It is divided into 2 x 3 year, so that the themes are highlighted and categorized per grade. Indicated in colors which lessons fall in which category, such as connection between young and old in the municipality, ... Read more "

05, 06-2019 | Children's worker Marleen Post about working with Er op uit!

Marleen does more than 25 years of children's work and 3 years with the Er out! method. She tells what her experiences are.
"For me, this is the first method that helps children to play a role in God's family."

02, 05-2019 | Children's work method Out and about! is a DIY method for churches

Children's work method Out and about! saw the light of day in 2014. Project leader Ronald Blonk started the initiative because there is little education in the existing churches in two areas: care for the poor, the stranger and the creation and the Jewish people. These themes are explicitly addressed in the practice-oriented online Sunday school method. Different processing ... Read more "

31, 01-2019 | Sneak preview lessons CELEBRATION & downloads

The power of CELEBRATION This series of lessons will teach the children how celebrating God's feasts can empower them. The children discover that the Lord Jesus himself eagerly desired to celebrate the Passover meal with His disciples, so that He strengthened the Passion through the celebration. During the Passover meal ... Read more "

23, 01-2019 | Children's work program for the fortnight calendar encourages children to take action

The children's work program associated with the tenth edition of Tear's 40th calendar is a festive program, in which the children give their faith to their faith. This year, Er is out! the children's organization that developed the program. Project leader from Er! Ronald Blonk is enthusiastic about the four lessons for both ... Read more "

29, 11-2018 | Children learn four times more through play

Research shows that when children use their entire body and different senses, they remember up to four times more. Tell your children a story then they can remember 10%. If you let them play out a story themselves, they can remember up to 40% of the story. There are a number of reasons why the memory is better ... Read more "

29, 11-2018 | Happy kids

When I look at this photo I see a lot of happy children. They have harvested their cultivated pumpkins and are very happy with them. If I have 'happy kids' around me, it does me good as a father. Then I am relaxed, satisfied and I can really enjoy them. That's why ... Read more "