New Sunbeams


My daughter is one of the new Sunbeams coming into Singing/Sharing time this year, and I am a little worried about how she will adapt to sitting during Primary – especially while I am up front. I found this idea on Sugardoodle:


Have little cut outs of an egg and have them sit on the eggs to keep them warm. If they get up, just say… “remember to keep your egg warm” at the end of class/singing time, or whatever. They can hand in their warm egg for a cut out of a chick. It’s worked really well! (Idea by Caryn in Atlanta)

I made some pom pom chicks and paper eggs to encourage the little ones to stay in their seats. We’ll see how it goes!

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10 Responses to New Sunbeams

  1. Melissa says:

    So cute! I may have to do the same!

  2. Carrie Walser says:

    Can I just say, you are awesome! Thanks to my friend for sharing your site, and thanks to you for sharing your awesome ideas!

  3. Mary Beth says:

    love love love it – totally trying it out tomorrow with our new sunbeams

  4. tolmans says:

    IT was BRILLIANT!! I had all my sunbeams sitting down warming their egg. I will see how they do next week, and bring them back the following week. It worked perfectly

  5. Vicky says:

    Super cute idea! We have one new one and she'll love this!

  6. Kristin says:

    So glad this has been helpful – it was great for us today, too. Even my little wild child kept her egg warm the whole time! That's a smart idea, from Tolmans, to skip a week and then use them again, so the idea stays exciting.

  7. Camille says:

    Great idea! I think after today I will definitely try that one.
    Question…Are you going to keep making chicks for the kids?

  8. Kristin says:

    Camille – I made enough chicks to last through January. I hope that after a month of sitting nicely, a habit will form.

  9. Kay says:

    Is your maiden name Morris by any chance? My name is Kay Mortensen and I grew up in Fresno… I stumbled onto your website and love your ideas! This is my second year of being the chorister and I love it. Thanks for all your inspiration!

  10. Kristin says:

    Hi Kay! I used to babysit you when you were Kay Kay. :) Fun to have you find me!

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