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Aardvark, Chipmunk and Penguin Field Trip to Starring Park

Aardvark, Chipmunk and Penguin Field Trip to Starring Park

The Aardvarks, Chipmunks and Penguins took a field trip to Starring Park in Eden Prairie.  After playing at the park, they went to ‘Kids Dance with DJ Howard’ .  The kids had a great time dancing to the music!

DuckTail Field Trip to Model Railroad Museum

DuckTail Field Trip to Model Railroad Museum

The DuckTail class took a field trip to the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum.  The museum offers lots of hands-on operating toy train layouts for the kids to try out.  The favorite display was the amusement park.  The kids loved conducting the train, controlling …
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VBS: Crafts

VBS: Crafts

Tournament Crafts was a favorite for many kids during VBS.  Crafts included sand art, a jeweled crown, a necklace and more. 

VBS: Games

VBS: Games

Tournament Games was a fortress full of energy, excitement, and a little bit of silliness. Led by Pastor Ed and Pastor Arthur, kids launched bean bags with a catapult,  used stilts to cross a moat, built a fortress and more!

VBS: Bible Challenge

VBS: Bible Challenge

In addition to Stronghold Storytellers , children also spent time in the Victory Village Bible Challenge room.  In this room, children learned a new bible verse each day and also did a science experiment.

VBS: Storytelling

VBS: Storytelling

Each day, children spent time in the Stronghold Storytelling room.  Each day a new story about the reoccurring theme “Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord, Jesus Christ” I Corinthians 15:57 Stories included, God’s might …
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Vacation Bible School- Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, The Victory is Won!

Vacation Bible School- Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, The Victory is Won!

In June, the ELC participated in Transfiguration Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School week.  The theme this year was Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, The Victory is Won!  Through songs, stories, crafts and games we learned about Jesus, our savior, helps us …
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Insects, Arachnids and Bugs, Oh My!

Insects, Arachnids and Bugs, Oh My!

A staff from Como Zoo visited the KinderPlus and DuckTail classes.  We learned about the differences between arachnids, insects and other bugs- for example, arachnids have 8 legs, insects have 6 legs and other bugs can have hundreds of legs!! …
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Monet’s Garden

Monet’s Garden

Each year the KinderPlus class studies different artists.  One artist they spent time learning about was Monet.  After learning about him, they took a ‘trip’ to Monet’s garden.  The Kinders took a walk (in the rain) to a beautiful garden …
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Penguins Under the Sea

Penguins Under the Sea

The Penguin class took a field trip to the MN Sea Life Aquarium.  The kids enjoyed watching the sting rays, jelly fish and sharks swimming around, and even go to touch a shark’s fin.