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It Can All Start with a Boo-Boo

Young kids by nature are egocentric - everything is about them. When kids are little they struggle with sharing and may throw tantrums when they don't get something they want. We've all see the "bad" kid in the store who screamed at the top of his lungs in the checkout lane because he didn't get that sugary piece of candy that would only send him and his mother into an orbit of uncontrollable chao

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Sweet and Sour Grab Bags

Prepare one grab bag with several different kinds of candy—sweet, sour, hot, and dark chocolate—for every four kids. Form groups of four and give each group a grab bag. Have children take turns reaching into the bag for one candy. When each child has a treat, explain that the candies represent different kinds of prayer.  Use the following examples to lead kids in prayer.  Sweet candy—than

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