Thursday, October 22, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ My Happy Pumpkin


My Happy Pumpkin
by Crystal Bowman

Summary: Young children delight in picking out and carving their first pumpkins. Now help them learn about God's love by comparing the experience to God's choosing us and shaping us to his delight.

Bible Verse

Younger: "Let your light so shine before men." Matthew 5:16

Older: "Even so, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven." Matthew 5:16

Craft Time

Pumpkin Gospel: Make a Gospel Pumpkin and read the poem that Carisa made. You can also read all about their Halloween Edition of Rock Stars.

Some Extra Crafting Fun

Make a Happy Pumpkin

Carve a pumpkin and make it a happy pumpkin! Have your LO help you dig out all the "yuckies". The you can gather all the pumpkin seeds and roast them.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

- 1.5 cups of pumpkin Seeds
- 2 TBSP of butter
- season to taste

Roast at 300 for 45 mins and eat!

Song Time

Shine Jesus Shine
(For the whole song go here)


Shine, Jesus, shine
Fill this land with the Father's glory.
Blaze, Spirit, blaze
Set our hearts on fire.
Flow, river, flow
Flood the nations with grace and mercy.
Send forth your word
Lord, and let there be light.

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