You’ve probably played hide-and-seek outside with your friends. But did you know that some animals are great at hiding too? A walking stick insect can blend in with its surroundings by pretending to be a stick. But some animals can hide by changing colors! Here are a few hide-and-seek champions.
This column for kids explores nature, science, and God’s amazing, good world.
Chia seed, pepita, dandelion, maple key, peach pit, coconut, acorn . . . Seeds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. And all are our awesome God’s amazing handiwork!
A FREE resource to share with your favorite kid, grandkid, or student. This collection of 13 award-winning Just for Kids columns will inspire both kids and kids-at-heart to delight in and celebrate God’s amazing creation.
In 1907, a man named Leo Baekeland made a discovery that changed our world forever.
It is very cold in many places in the winter. To stay warm, you wear lots of sweaters, mittens, scarves, and a warm winter coat. But there are two places where it is cold all the time—the North and South Poles.
Shepherds are people who look after sheep. They provide food and water for their sheep and protect them from predators. Even without predators, sheep can get themselves into trouble. Sometimes a sheep will fall or get knocked over and get stuck on its back. Without a shepherd to help them up, they would die.
Here’s one way to practice being thankful every day!
What is a vegetable, a grain, and a fruit all at the same time?
The next time you reach for a salt shaker, remember that as a follower of Jesus, you are the salt of the earth.
The world is full of things to discover. All you have to do is look and listen! Next time you’re bored, go on one of these “hunts” with your friends or family.
Warm summer nights can feel magical.
What do you need to catch a fish? A fishing rod, bait, maybe a net. . . . But how...
It’s spring, and that means there’s a lot of building going on.
What’s gooey and slippery and oozes all over? If you guessed slime, you’re right!
- The Hebrew title for the book of Psalms is Tehillim, which means “songs of praise.” Psalm 150 says, “Let everything that has breath praise the Lᴏʀᴅ.”
Snowflakes are tiny works of art.
In many parts of the world, the winter months can be very cold.
Quick question: what do a skunk’s stripes, a sheep’s wool, a walrus’s whiskers, and a porcupine’s quills all have in common?
Our bodies are amazing.
What do oceans, swamps, seas, lakes, and streams all have in common?
After God made all of the animals, he brought them to Adam to name.
Isn't it amazing that God made every creature on earth?
Spring is here! Plants are sprouting and birds are busy building nests.