Preschool: Praise Circle


Invite kids to join you in this fun circle activity and
teach them these age-appropriate children’s ministry

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Have children form a circle and hold hands. For larger groups,
form more than one circle. Choose one child to be the “dancer.” The
children in the circle continue holding hands to make “church
doors” — raising and lowering their clasped hands in rhythm to
this chant.

Go in and out the church doors,
Go in and out the church doors,
Go in and out the church doors,
As we sing, “Praise the Lord.”

The dancer weaves in and out of the raised hands and chooses
another child to be the dancer at the end of the song. Continue to
play until each child has had a turn

Lori Niles is the teaching director of Moreland Family
Preschool, an associate pastor, and a teacher at the seminary level
in Portland, Oregon. Please keep in mind that phone numbers,
addresses, and prices are subject to change.

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