Everything You Need to Lead

Introducing the Super Simple VBS! It’s everything you need to plan and lead your VBS all in one easy-to-use kit. With user-friendly resources and leader’s guides, you and your team can spend more time teaching kids about serving Jesus and less getting everything in place to do it.

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  • Under the Stars Super Simple Kit

    Under the Stars Super Simple Kit

    Complete with Bible stories that take place in the evening, this kit is packed with everything you need to plan and lead your VBS. It includes the Director's Guide, PreSchool Director's Guide, Planning & Music Disc Set, all leader's guides and activity cards, Age-Level Resources Disc Set, student books for four age levels, Decorating Pack & Guide, three more poster packs, and lots of awesome samples! Inspire your kids to serve with the life-changing worship, missions, and Bible fun of God's Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars!"

    025497113 · ISBN: 978-0-7847-3737-8 · $129

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For the Director

  • PreSchool Director's Guide--Under the Stars

    Give special attention to your youngest learners. This resource will guide you through every step of planning. 48 pages in 1/2-inch 3-ring binder; includes set of white tabbed dividers. ONE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025501313 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3779-9 · $19.99

  • Director's Guide--Under the Stars

    This easy-to-use binder will guide you through every step of planning for God's Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars! 80 pages in 1/2-inch 3-ring binder; includes set of white tabbed dividers. ONE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025501213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3778-1 · $19.99

For Your Leaders

  • Bible Stories Leader's Guide for Backyard Bible Club--Under the Stars

    This 40-page guide includes everything a site leader needs to create a memorable Bible story experience. Introduce kids to Bible people who served and help them think about ways they can live out Mark 12:29-31. ONE INCLUDED IN YOUR KIT. OUT OF STOCK ****Note: A PDF of this guide is included in your kit, on the YELLOW Director's/Leader's CD in the Age-Level Resources Disc Set. Print off the pages you need for your teachers.***

    025501613 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3782-8 · $6.99

  • Crew Leader's Bag

    BESTSELLER This large, sturdy, bright blue bag with shoulder-length handles is perfect for crew leaders and their daily materials! 16" high x 20" wide. Limited quantity available. OUT OF STOCK-NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    020905512 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3424-7 · $2.99

  • Staff Appreciation Cards

    Thank all your VBS volunteers in God's Backyard Bible Camp with this card of appreciation. Pack of 10 full color cards with white envelopes.

    025499813 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3767-5 · $8.99

  • Bible Stories Leader's Guide for PreSchool Playground-Under the Stars

    Interactive Bible stories and activities—just the right resources to help preschoolers, ages 3–kindergarten, have fun playing and learning at PreSchool Playground. 40 pages. ONE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025501913 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3785-9 · $6.99

  • Bible Study Leader's Guide for Teens--Under the Stars

    Help teens take the challenge to serve God and others with this insightful, motivating leader's guide. 32 pages. ONE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025502113 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3787-3 · $6.99

Music

  • Pass-Along Music CDs

    BESTSELLER All 8 songs at an affordable price. (Stereo version only.) Pack of 10 CDs in paper sleeves. OUT OF STOCK / NO LONGER AVAILABLE: All the music is reproducible, so you can burn CDs at your convenience!

    025500113 · UPC 7-07529-90166-4 · $19.99

  • Music Disc Set

    *NOTE: These items are already included in the SuperSimple Kit* The music from Yancy already in your kit sold separately so you can use it in various areas of ministry. Music DVD and music CD for Backyard Bash, Bonus Music CD, and Exportable Media (MP3s & MP4s) with all the files you need to download for presentation software. * NOTE: OUT OF STOCK but these items are already included in your SuperSimple Kit *

    025503613 · UPC 7-07529-90180-0 · $59.99

Missions

  • Mission Project Pack (Kids Serving Kids)

    Includes everything you need to get kids involved in serving kids in Mexico. Create a Serving Hands wall with colorful hands and posters. Then follow the instructions in the leader's guide to help your VBS kids and team to make a difference in the lives of orphans living in Mexico. Includes 16-page leader's guide, 6 posters (19" x 27"), and pack of 50 colorful Serving Hands.

    025501113 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3777-4 · $19.99

Student Books

  • PreSchool Student Book--Under the Stars

    BESTSELLER This fun-filled book will guide preschoolers as they explore serving in God's backyard, learn Bible verses, and play games. Includes stickers, Bible story review, application activities. 16 pages. ONE SAMPLE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025502013 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3786-6 · $2.99

  • Elementary Student Book--Under the Stars

    BESTSELLER Great size and format! Helps elementary kids explore Bible stories and service through fun activities and conversation starters. Includes service challenges and journal pages for kids to complete at home! ONE SAMPLE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025501713 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3783-5 · $2.99

  • PreTeen Student Book--Under the Stars

    BESTSELLER Great size and format! Helps preteens explore Bible stories and service through fun activities and conversation starters. Includes service challenges and journal pages for preteens to complete at home! ONE SAMPLE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025501813 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3784-2 · $2.99

  • Teen Student Book--Under the Stars

    BESTSELLER Challenge teens to see opportunities to serve God and others each day using this student magazine designed just for them! 24 pages. ONE SAMPLE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025502213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3788-0 · $2.99

Decorating

  • Decorating Pack & Guide--Under the Stars

    Transform an ordinary room into an outdoor adventure! Includes five sheets (38" x 54") packed with full-color art, four more sheets (38" x 54") that go together to make a tree over 9' tall, and a 16-page decorating guide. ONE PACK INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025502313 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3789-7 · $32.99

  • Giant Tree House

    Create the focal point of your stage using these four large sheets. Just mount them on foam core—no cutting out pieces and parts! See the decorating guide in the Decorating Pack & Guide for other fun ways to use it. (ONE INCLUDED IN THE DECORATING PACK & GUIDE, ALREADY IN THE KIT)

    025499513 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3764-4 · $16.99

  • It's Your Serve! Poster Pack

    BESTSELLER Five colorful 19" X 27" posters are reminders of how kids can serve every day in their own backyards and beyond. ONE PACK INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025499213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3761-3 · $14.99

  • Site Names Poster Pack

    BESTSELLER Six colorful 19" x 27" posters help you designate and decorate sites at Backyard Bible Camp. ONE PACK INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025499313 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3762-0 · $14.99

  • Bible Story Poster Pack--Under the Stars

    Five 19" X 27" posters are a great way to illustrate the Bible stories each day. Display them at Backyard Bible Club and Backyard Bash to remind kids to serve! ONE PACK INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025502413 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3790-3 · $14.99

  • God's Backyard Wall Mural

    Create your own backyard adventure with these three large sheets. Comes rolled in a tube—no creases! When mounted on foam core or wall, it quickly becomes a 6' x 9' background scene. Each sheet is 36" x 72". Pack of 3 sheets. **Use this as a "Serving Hands Wall" for your missions outreach**

    025499613 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3765-1 · $29.99

Backyard Essentials

  • Water Bottle

    Keep kids filled and refreshed during Backyard Food & Fun. BPA free. Holds over 16 ounces. 9" tall by 2 3/4" in diameter. Green with white logo. OUT OF STOCK / NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    025503213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3796-5 · $2.49

  • Gift Bags

    Bright gift bags perfect for sending home projects and awards during VBS! 13"x15", pack of 10

    020903712 · ISBN 9780784734063 · $6.99

  • Activity Tablecloth

    Write On/Wipe Off tablecloth is 47"x72" and keeps kids active and engaged. Use again and again with a dry-erase marker and watch families have fun anytime! Great for VBS events, mid-week meals, or any church program!

    020908812 · ISBN 9780784734575 · $6.99

  • Rainbow Writer Pencils

    Unique pencil that writes in a rainbow of color. Sure to be a popular giveaway for your kids! Says "Jesus Makes a Difference Every Day!" on each pencil. A great replacement for item#09861

    020906112 · ISBN · $5.29

  • T-Shirt: Adult Large

    NOTE: Shirt color is "celery green" and may not show correctly on your screen. 50% preshrunk cotton, 50% polyester. OUT OF STOCK - Due the week of June 3rd

    025503313 · UPC 7-07529-90177-0 · $14.99

  • Activity Pad

    BESTSELLERThis activity pad has 80 pages filled with activities to remind kids of all the fun they had at God's Backyard Bible Camp! Inexpensive send-home gift for each child! ONE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025500413 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3771-2 · $1.39

  • T-Shirt: Adult Medium

    NOTE: Shirt color is "celery green" and may not show correctly on your screen. 50% preshrunk cotton, 50% polyester. OUT OF STOCK - DUE the week of June 3rd

    025503013 · UPC 7-07529-90168-8 · $14.99

  • Backyard Bible Pals™ by Floppets™

    NEW! Fun reminders of each lesson with the service focus and Scripture reference, and they attach easily to the 3-in-1 Lanyard! Pack of 5; approximately 1-1/2" x 1"; each one is attached to a color tether

    025501013 · UPC 7-07529-90167-1 · $7.99

  • Cooper Hand Puppet

    Preschoolers will look forward to their daily visits with Cooper. 17" tall

    09936 · UPC 7-07529-09936-1 · $24.99

  • T-Shirt: Adult XL

    Note: Shirt color is "celery green" and may not show correctly on your screen. 50% preshrunk cotton, 50% polyester. OUT OF STOCK - DUE the week of June 3rd

    025503413 · UPC 7-07529-90178-7 · $14.99

  • T-Shirt: Adult XXL

    Note: Color of shirt is "celery green" and may not show correctly on your screen. 50% preshrunk cotton, 50% polyester.

    025503513 · UPC 7-07529-90179-4 · $16.99

  • Recognition Certificates

    8" x 10" certificate celebrating kids' participation at God's Backyard Bible Camp! Pack of 12.

    025499713 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3766-8 · $6.99

  • 3-in-1 Lanyard

    BESTSELLER Serves as a name tag holder, with a pouch for student service challenge and journal pages, and kids can attach their Backyard Bible Pals™ each day! VBS team members will love the convenient pouch for keeping pens, reminders, and schedules! Black breakaway lanyard is attached to black zippered pouch that is 4-3/4" x 6"; name tag is 4 1/8" x 2 3/4"; 10 lanyards and 10 name tags packaged together. ONE SAMPLE INCLUDED IN KIT.

    025500713 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3774-3 · $14.99

  • It's Your Serve! Stickers

    Each 4" x 5" sheet includes stickers of the five service statements, five serving hands, and five Backyard Bible Pals™ stickers. Enough for 6 kids! OUT OF STOCK / NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    025500213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3769-9 · $1.99

  • Bookmark

    This inexpensive reminder will help kids read and learn God's Word. 2" x 6 1/2" full-color card stock. Pack of 25.

    025500913 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3776-7 · $5.99

  • Iron Ons

    Use these iron-ons to create your own God's Backyard Bible Camp T-shirts for kids! Light-colored T-shirts are recommended. Try using a different color T-shirt for each age group! Pack of 10. 8" x 9" full color sheets.

    025500813 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3775-0 · $13.99

  • God's Backyard Bible Camp Pencils

    Kids love pencils! This one will remind them to serve every time they use it. Pack of 12. Limited quantity available. OUT OF PRINT-NO LONGER AVAILABLE

    09861 · UPC 7-07529-09861-6 · $4.99

  • I Help Change Lives Notepad

    Organize your to-do list, send messages to volunteers, or make reminders. This colorful tablet of 300 sheets is a great volunteer gift you can use all year 'round! 3 1/4" x 3 1/4", 300 sheets

    020906612 · ISBN 9780784734353 · $1.99

Publicity

  • Invitation Postcards--Under the Stars

    Help kids get excited about joining their friends at God's Backyard Bible Camp! Four perforated postcards on each 8-1/2" x 11" sheet (two each of two designs) for easy copying. Includes a template for filling out the back. A digital template is included on the Decorating & Publicity CD too! Makes 52 postcards.

    025502913 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3795-8 · $9.99

  • Outdoor Banner--Under the Stars

    BESTSELLER Use this large vinyl banner (3' x 5') to let your community know about VBS or to decorate inside your building! Features blank writing space so you can include the information you want. It's weatherproof with grommets for rope tie-down.

    025502513 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3791-0 · $27.99

  • Publicity Posters--Under the Stars

    Spread the word about God's Backyard Bible Camp with these attractive posters! 11" x 15". Pack of 5.

    025502613 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3792-7 · $10.99

Adult Bible Study

  • Beyond Your Backyard

    BESTSELLER Stepping out to serve others. God is calling you to make a difference in others' lives. Beyond Your Backyard explores relevant and simple ideas that can impact others in big and little ways.

    As your kids get to know God during VBS by learning as Jesus did, your adults can also discover God's character in this Bible study resource that will change the way they live and serve.

    24327 · ISBN 978-0-7847-2108-7 · $9.99

  • Beyond Your Backyard Group Member Discussion Guide

    DOWNLOAD Each of the 8 sessions parallels a chapter from Beyond Your Backyard and will challenge you to make a difference in others' lives. Ideal for home small groups, adult Bible fellowship, Sunday school classes, and book clubs. **AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOAD ONLY**

    028986813 · ISBN · $5.99

  • I AM Revealed

    By Mike Baker Dig into God's Word as you seek to know him day by day. God knows you and calls you by name. And yes, it's possible for you to know God—on a first-name basis. Includes group discussion questions.

    025488213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3572-5 · $9.99

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    By Beth Guckenberger

    025495213 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3698-2 · $7.99

  • The House in the Middle of Town

    By Crystal Bowman This delightful book teaches young children to make a difference where they live. As you kids practice "loving your neighbor as yourself," they will see the value in stepping out to help when they see a need.

    04737 · ISBN 978-0-7847-2098-1 · $15.99

  • Tales of the Not Forgotten Leader's Guide

    By Beth Guckenberger 6-session interactive leader's guide

    025485112 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3527-5 · $7.99

  • Tales of the Defended Ones

    By Beth Guckenberger Four real-life stories reveal how God powerfully defends the defenseless as they face extreme struggles.

    025495113 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3697-5 · $8.99

  • Tales of the Not Forgotten

    By Beth Guckenberger Four real-life stories show kids how God is taking care of orphans around the world.

    025485212 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3528-2 · $8.99

  • Backyard Block Party DOWNLOAD

    The perfect way to send off the summer! Use after God's Backyard Bible Camp or for any end-of-summer children's programming. Includes suggestions for setting up, food, games, decorations, music, and more! Digital files for publicity, planning, and follow-up are also provided.

    025502713 · ISBN 978-0-7847-3793-4 · $14.99