Vacation Bible School (VBS) Ministry Resources
Vacation Bible School can be a great outreach event for churches who open their doors to their communities. Here are resources to help you have an effective VBS program.
Click on a tab below to view a list of resources to help in the administration of Vacation Bible School, follow-up, and other helpful resources for VBS.
Help with the Overall, General Administration of Vacation Bible School
- It's Worth It: Uncovering How One Week Can Transform Your Church
- VBS Smart Pages - how-to book provides everything you need to plan, promote and present a successful Vacation Bible School
- 155 Awesome Ideas to Energize Any VBS - how-to book from where to do effective advertising to how to get follow-up results
Help with Specific Areas of Administration in VBS
- Budget: How To Do Vacation Bible School On A Tiny Budget
- Curriculum: Choosing Curriculum for Vacation Bible School
- Evaluation: Printable VBS Evaluation Forms
- Ideas: VBS Success Tips
- Kick Off: 9 VBS Kickoff Ideas You'll Love
- Organizing: 10 Easy VBS Tips That’ll Make Leading Vacation Bible School a Breeze
- Planning & Preparations: 4 Critical Steps to Effectively Prepare for Vacation Bible School
- Planning: VBS Planning Timeline
- Planning: VBS Checklist
- Promotion: VBS - How to Increase Enrollment
- Recruitment: If Everybody Did Their Part ... VBS Would Be More Effective - A Place for Near All Spiritual Gifts in VBS
- Recruitment: 6 Practical Ways To Find Workers For Vacation Bible School
- Safety: 10 Safety Concerns Parents Have for Vacation Bible School
- Safety: VBS Safety Tips
- Teacher Training: VBS Teachers Training
- Training of Volunteers: 10 Simple Ways to Train Volunteers to Help with VBS
How are you doing on the VBS planning timeline?
General Info about Curriculum for Vacation Bible School:
VBS Curriculum Materials & Theme Supplies:
Ideas for Following-Up Your Vacation Bible School
Help with Activities for Your VBS Program
- Crafts, Games, and Skits (Drama) Ministry Resources
- Big Book of Theme Parties - develop your own VBS program using these themes; includes decorating ideas, clip art, fun snack recipes, activities, games
Misc. Resources to Help with Vacation Bible School
- Apparel - caps, hats, shirts, etc.
- Bookmarks - My VBS Friend Bookmark
- Door Hangers
- Music for VBS
- Name Tags - I Love VBS
- Name Tags for VBS
- Prizes, Awards, Novelty Items
- Table Throws for Check In, Welcome, Refreshments, etc.
- Wristbands for Events
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May God use your Vacation Bible School to lead many people to Himself. Use these VBS ministry resources but be sure to bathe all you do in prayer.