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“Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” Matthew 6:9-13, KJV


Bible Story

Session 1

Our Father in Heaven: Matthew 6:9-13

Lesson Focus


God is our loving and powerful Father who listens to our prayers. ud es Incl

Our Daily Bread:

Session 2

John 6:1-15

God meets all aour needs and uses us to meet others’ needs.

Session 3

Forgive Us Our Debts: Matthew 18: 21-35

God forgives us and helps us to forgive others.

Lead Us Not into Temptation: Matthew 4:1-11

Session 4 Session 5


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The Kingdom, the Power and the Glory: Matthew 26:26-28


God helps us say no to temptation.

We can praise God for raising Jesus from the dead and for giving us a place in His kingdom.

Kids go wild for Kingdom of the Son VBS! They’ll discover exotic animals, create safari crafts, play exciting games, sing upbeat songs and enjoy delicious safari snacks! And while your kids are having safari fun, they’ll also learn to talk to God as they explore the Lord’s Prayer, and go on an expedition into the pages of God’s Word.


Bible Memory Verse “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:9-10, KJV

“Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11, KJV

“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” Matthew 6:12, KJV

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” Matthew 6:13, KJV

“For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” Matthew 6:13, KJV


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The Essentials

• Kingdom of the Son Preview DVD with Decorating Ideas, Song Motions and Recruiting Commercials • Director’s Guide practically does the VBS planning and publicity for you! Includes CD-ROM • Bible Story Center Guides (Primary, Middler and Preteen) • Teacher’s Guide (Prekindergarten/Kindergarten) • Safari Guides (student books) for each age level • Bible Games Center Guide

Decorating Made Easy

• Prekindergarten/Kindergarten Teaching Resources includes posters for decorating and reinforcing Bible learning • Elementary Teaching Resources includes posters for decorating and reinforcing Bible learning

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Theme Center Guide Recreation and Snack Center Guide Kingdom of the Son Helper Handbook Director’s Sample Pack with The Lord’s Prayer coloring book, theme button, clip art, stickers, attendance/memory verse chart, iron-on T-shirt transfer, certificates, posters and more! • Wild Crafts for Kids book with 45 safari- and prayer-related craft projects

• Reproducible Resources with decorating instructions and patterns, coloring pages, certificates and more! • 12 Kingdom Pennants • Clip Art & Publicity CD

Great Music & Fun Skits • • • •

Songbook with Music Center Guide Reproducible CD with split tracks and sound effects Assemblies and Skits Production Guide with Closing Program Wild & Wacky: Kingdom of the Son Skit DVD for training actors or to show instead of performing the skits.


Whether you’re a first-timer or veteran VBS director, you’ll find it easier than ever to use VBS to lead kids to Jesus, with the rich Bible teaching and creative ideas that VBS leaders have come to expect from Gospel Light.

Bible Story Center Guides (Primary, Middler and Preteen) Each contains five complete Bible Story Center lessons. Children will enjoy the special daily Prayer Beat activity that helps them learn the Lord’s Prayer with simple motions!

Order one for each teacher $7.99

Teacher’s Guide (Prekindergarten/ Kindergarten)

Theme Center Guide Includes fun, kid-appealing safari activities such as printing Adinkra Prayer Journals, making chapatis and creating Animal Autograph Books.

Features creative Bible stories, lifeapplication conversation, together-time activities, teacher devotionals and helps, plus fun safari animal games and snacks.

Order one for each teacher $7.99

Order one for each teacher $7.99

Recreation and Snack Center Guide

Bible Games Center Guide

Your kids will go wild for the 10 safarithemed games and 15 theme-related snacks!

Packed with engaging Bible story review and memory verse games that will keep your kids involved and help them apply the Bible truths to their daily lives… Reproducible.

Order one for each teacher $7.99

Order one for each teacher $7.99

Kingdom of the Son Preview DVD Includes decorating ideas, song motions and recruiting commercials to encourage volunteers to join the safari!



Fun and creative—a great resource for every kid!

Safari Guides (Prekindergarten/Kindergarten) Help students review each session’s Bible story, understand the Bible Words and relate Scripture truths to everyday experiences. Kids will love the safari-themed sticker pages and the fun Bible story and life-application activities!

$2.69 each

Safari Guides (Primary/Middler/Preteen) Provide creative activities to review each session’s Bible story and apply Bible truths to everyday life—plus children will be encouraged to seek to know God through prayer journal starters. At the end of Vacation Bible School, students may add their journal pages to the keepsake Prayer Journal created in the Kingdom of the Son Theme Center. For even more fun, each Safari Guide includes a sticker page for children to place their Safari Snapshots stickers.

$2.69 each

Director’s Guide w/CD-ROM This comprehensive guide contains a Stepby-Step Planning Guide covering everything from staff recruiting and training to evangelism and follow-up. With a CD-ROM with printable forms and content.


Helper Handbook Make everyone’s part in Vacation Bible School easier and more rewarding!


Wild Crafts for Kids This reproducible resource with CD-ROM includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations for 45 craft projects for children ages 4 to 12. $19.99

A giraffe’s tongue is 21 inches long. Giraffes can clean their ears with their tongues!


Kingdom Pennants Use these to designate classrooms, identify groups and review the daily Kingdom of the Son lessons. Package of 12.


Reproducible Resources with CD-ROM Bring your prayer safari to life with this terriďŹ c resource that includes decorating instructions, sketches and patterns.


Clip Art & Publicity CD This popular CD includes over 200 theme images, banner art, decorating patterns, PowerPoint song word charts and more!


Teaching Resources Prekindergarten/Kindergarten or Elementary These include eye-catching posters for decorating and reinforcing Bible learning.



Tip from a VBS Director

Songbook with Music Center Guide

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Includes nine fun songs with simple piano arrangements, guitar chords, word charts, sign language, steps and motions and music center activities.


Reproducible CD Features children singing all the Kingdom of the Son songs plus safari sound effects and a 60-second and a 30-second promotional radio spot. All songs (with vocals) on this CD come in two formats—a reproducible format and the split-track format so that your kids can perform with or without recorded voices.


These songs rock!

Wild & Wacky: Kingdom of the Son Skit DVD Your young explorers will look forward to these hilarious skits. These skits are an enjoyable way to teach children about prayer and the many ways God loves and cares for each of them.


Time Saver

Student Music Packs for Your Convenience Simply purchase these convenient music packs and give each child a CD. Includes all the songs children sing each day to reinforce Bible learning.

Package of 10 CDs


Assemblies and Skits Production Guide This guide includes information about preparing and performing the five Kingdom of the Son skits, including patterns for backdrops and props. Also included are tips for leading opening and closing assemblies and a script for your VBS closing program—an event the entire family will enjoy!



Photo Frames These horizontal frames for 4” x 6” photos are perfect for memorable safari snapshots! Great Kingdom of the Son mementos! Package of 12 Frames (7.5” x 5.5”)


The Lord’s Prayer Coloring Book Created by Shirley Dobson, The Lord’s Prayer is a read-to-me Bible story coloring book.


Animal Logo Skin Decals Kids love colorful skin transfers! These decals will remind them of the five things they learned about God! Package of 50 (2” x 2”) 10 each of the 5 daily lessons


Volunteer Certificates Recognize and thank your teachers, leaders and helpers with these certificates. Package of 10


Binoculars Your young explorers won’t miss a thing when they take these plastic binoculars on safari! Package of 12 • Assorted colors • 3.5” x 4.5”


Student Certificates These colorful certificates can be given to students for attendance and achievement. Package of 50


Christian Symbol Beads Your kids can wear reminders of God’s loving plan everywhere they go! Each of these white plastic beads bears one of five Christian symbols. Boys and girls can make wristbands, necklaces, backpack clips, zipper pulls and more. A popular item year after year! Package of 100 • (For ages 3+)


Jungle Print Balloons Festive balloons feature the Kingdom of the Son logo. Great for decorations, awards and gifts. Package of 20


Kingdom of the Son Water Bottle Going on safari can really make your kids and teachers thirsty!



Embroidered Hat This 100 percent cotton khaki hat will keep your safari guides cool and comfortable! One size fits adults and older children/ youth helpers.


Safari Finger Puppets (Cloth) Add some wildlife fun to your VBS with these adorable finger puppets! Each package includes a giraffe, lion, elephant, zebra and monkey. Package of 5

Iron-On T-Shirt Transfer


Use this bright, colorful Kingdom of the Son logo to identify staff and to give every child a personal Kingdom of the Son memento. Package of 10


Bookmarks A colorful reminder of the Kingdom of the Son theme verse: the Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6:9-13. They make great gifts for helpers and teachers and also can be used for student awards and prizes. Package of 50


Kiamba Lion-Cub Puppet Animal Print Friendship Bracelets Kids will love wearing these cool velour animal print bracelets while they’re on safari! Package of 12 (7.5”) • Assorted animal print designs with plastic clasp


Your preschoolers will love playing with Kiamba, the soft, cuddly lion-cub puppet, and teachers will enjoy using Kiamba as a fun teaching tool! Order one for each early childhood class. Puppet


Evangelism and Discipling Booklets God Loves You! shares with children the basic steps on how to become God’s child. The pocket-sized format makes this a convenient tool for teachers as well as something children will keep and refer to often. Growing as God’s Child tells what God says in the Bible about living and growing as a Christian. Package of 20 booklets



Peel ’n Press Stickers

Attendance/Memory Verse Chart This large colorful chart coordinates with theme stickers. Use it to record children’s attendance or Bible verse memorization. Actual size: 18” x 25”

Kids love stickers! Use with Kingdom of the Son Safari Guides and give to kids for attendance or memory verse awards. Use them to decorate papers, crafts and much more! $4.99 Animal Logos (Package of 150) Safari Snapshots (Package of 150) $4.99 Safari Assortment (Package of 150) $4.99


Outdoor Banner Advertise your VBS to the community with this giant weatherproof banner. Extra-heavy, extra-durable plastic with metal grommets. Actual Size: 45” x 36”


Bulletin Cover/Insert or Promotional Flyer These full-color sheets can be printed with your information on the back. Fold in half to use as bulletin covers, or cut apart to use as bulletin inserts or promotional flyers. Package of 100 • Reproducible (50 8.5” x 11” sheets with two inserts per sheet for a total of 100 inserts)


Invitation Postcards Kids will be thrilled to receive a personal invitation to Kingdom of the Son! These postcards can also be used to invite teachers to planning meetings. Package of 50


Doorknob Hangers Reach out to all the families in your community by hanging these colorful invitations on the doors of neighborhood houses near your church. Includes a postcard to send back for quick registration. Package of 50



T-Shirts Your kids will love this fun animal safari shirt with the five daily lessons that will remind them of fun-filled days at Kingdom of the Son! 100% cotton T-shirt. Kids Sizes S/M/L $12.99 Adult Sizes M/L/XL $15.99 Adult Size XXL $16.99

VBS Smart Pages A complete how-to book on conducting a successful VBS. Includes teacher training articles, recruitment and staffing helps, reproducible forms and more!


Wooden Beads Remember all the wood crafts you made at camp? These wooden beads come in a 150 piece assortment and are an affordable addition to the Wooden Cross Necklace for a cool time-filler or craft idea. Package of 150.


Wooden Cross Necklace It wouldn’t be camp without a wooden cross. Help your kids create their own with this cross necklace. Add the Wooden Beads for a keepsake they will wear over and over again. Package of 12


Animal Print Sunglasses


Help your kids show how much WILD fun they are having with these cool animal print sunglasses. Package of 12.


Promote and publicize your VBS with fun, colorful posters. 11” x 15” $1.99

Safari Pass Name Tag Holders All your young adventurers and volunteers will want one of these official Safari Pass name tag holders! Package of 12 holders with colored strings 3 each of 4 colors (red, green, gold and blue)


Safari Pass Name Tags These official Safari Pass name tags fit easily inside the name tag holders. Features a four-color design with the Kingdom of the Son logo. Package of 50 • 3.5” x 2.25”



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VBS Starter Kits and Packs Item Super Starter Kit The essentials to get your VBS started

VBS Director’s Helps

Preview DVD (with Decorating Ideas, Song Motions, Recruiting Commercials) Director’s Guide Helper Handbook

Assemblies and Skits Production Guide (Reproducible) Wild & Wacky: Kingdom of the Son Skit DVD Reproducible Resources VBS Smart Pages How to Have a Great VBS (training video)

Center Guides

Bible Story Center Guide (Primary) Bible Story Center Guide (Middler) Bible Story Center Guide (Preteen) Bible Games Center Guide Theme Center Guide Recreation and Snack Center Guide

ISBN/SPCN 08307.35763

Teaching Resources (Elementary) Kingdom Pennants (Pkg. 12) Jungle Print Balloons (Pkg. 20)

VBS Teaching Materials Baby Beginnings Kit


Price $275 $199.99


Teaching Resources (PreK/K) Safari Guide (PreK)



Safari Guide (Kindergarten)

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Primary (Ages 6-8) Bible Story Center Guide (Primary)

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Teaching Resources (Elementary) Safari Guide (Primary) Middler (Ages 8-10) Bible Story Center Guide (Middler) Teaching Resources (Elementary) Safari Guide (Middler)

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VBS Decorating Helps

Teaching Resources (PreK/K)


Item PreK/Kindergarten (for 3 to 6-year-olds) Teacher’s Guide

$7.99 $7.99 $7.99 $7.99 $7.99

Preteen (Ages 10-12) Bible Story Center Guide (Preteen) Teaching Resources (Elementary) Safari Guide (Preteen) High School Course The Word on Prayer and the Devotional Life



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$9.99 $9.99

Bulletin Cover/Insert or Promo Flyer (Pkg. 50) (2 inserts/sheet) Doorknob Hanger (Pkg. 50) Invitation Postcards (Pkg. 50)

$19.99 $2.69 $2.69 $7.99 $19.99 $2.69 $7.99 $19.99 $2.69


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VBS Publicity and Attendance Helps



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Adult Course Praying the Lord’s Prayer for Spiritual Breakthrough 978.08307.20422 08307.20421 Attendance/Memory Verse Chart (18” x 25”)


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Item Kingdom of the Son Clip Art & Publicity CD-ROM Outdoor Banner (36” x 45”) Safari Pass Name Tag (Pkg. 50) Safari Pass Name Tag Holders (Pkg.12) Theme Poster (small) (11” x 15”)

VBS Music

Reproducible CD (includes all music and sound effects) Songbook (with Music Activity Center Guide) 10-CD Student Music Pack

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VBS Stickers and Certificates

Animal Logos Stickers (Pkg. 150) Safari Snapshots Stickers (Pkg. 150) Safari Assortment Stickers (Pkg. 150) Student Certificates (Pkg. 50)

Price $19.99

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$6.99 $4.99 $14.99 $7.99

Volunteer Certificates (Pkg. 10)


VBS Gifts and Awards

Animal Logo Skin Decals (Pkg. 50) Animal Print Friendship Bracelets (Pkg. 12) Binoculars (Pkg. 12) Bookmarks (Pkg. 50)

$9.99 $1.49 $9.99 $2.99 $5.99 $9.99 $3.99

VBS Puppets, Hats, Totes & T-Shirts

Embroidered Khaki Hat Iron-On T-Shirt Transfer (Pkg. 10) Kiamba Lion-Cub Puppet Safari Finger Puppets (Cloth) (Pkg. 5) Children’s T-Shirts Small (6-8) Medium (10-12) Large (14-16) Adults’ T-Shirts Medium Large X-Large XX-Large

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Evangelism Booklets Item God Loves You! Evangelism Booklet (Pkg. 20) Growing as God’s Child Discipleship Booklet (Pkg. 20)

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Price $5.99



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Children’s Ministry Smart Pages



VBS Smart Pages



NEW! The Ultimate Survival Guide for Children’s Ministry The Big Book of Volunteer Appreciation Ideas (Reproducible) NEW! The Big Book of Bible Lessons for Crafty Kids (Reproducible) NEW! The Really Big Book of Create-Your-Own Bible Lessons (Reproducible) The Big Book of Bible Crafts (Reproducible)











NEW! The Big Book of Discipleship Basics Reproducible The Big Book of Bible Facts and Fun (Reproducible) The Big Book of Bible Story Art Activities (Ages 3-6) (Reproducible) The Big Book of Captivating Skits (w/CD-ROM) (Reproducible) The Big Book of Job Descriptions for Ministry (w/CD-ROM) (Reproducible) The Big Book of No-Object Object Talks (w/CD-ROM) (Reproducible) NEW! The Big Book of Time Fillers















The Really Big Book of Cool Crafts for Kids (w/CD-ROM) (Reproducible) The Really Big Book of Kids’ Sermons and Object Talks (w/CD-ROM) (Reproducible)





Passport to Adventure Leaders Guide w/Music CD (Reproducible) Agents in Action Leaders Guide w/Music CD (Reproducible) Journey with Jesus Leaders Guide w/Music CD (Reproducible) Treasure Seekers Leaders Guide w/Music CD

Teacher Resources

VBS Craft Book


Wild Crafts for Kids craft book

Shipping & Handling


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Kingdom of the Son Prayer Safari VBS Catalog  
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