“Kids will know what’s so great about God, explore the nature of God, and serve God in practical ways” states Standard Publishing about its 2014 Vacation Bible School (VBS) curriculum, Jungle Safari. The theme is a familiar one and lends itself to fun and colorful decorations, snacks, crafts, and more.
There are three Old Testament stories and two New Testament ones. The topics for each of the five days are that God is Creator, Provider, Protector, Savior, and King. The program is for children and youth ages preschool to teen.
The Starter Kit lists for $199.99. It includes the Director's Guide and Leader's Guides for all age levels as well as the Planning and Music Disc Set. There are also Student Book samples for the four age levels, a Resources Disc Set with teaching resources and PDFs of the Director and Leader Guides.There are decorating resources and ideas for skits, games, snacks, and crafts.
An Economy Pack is also available for $59.99. It comes in a drawstring backpack and includes a digital version of the Director's Guide along with the four Planning and Music Discs and each of the printed age-level Leader's Guides.
The Kids Serving Kids Mission Kit sells for $49.99. Partnering with Back2Back Ministries, the mission focus includes the true video story of Ben and Joseph, orphans in Ethiopia, and focuses on getting involved in caring for orphans around the world.
Music by Yancy
The eight songs are written and sung by Yancy, a contemporary Christian singer; the music will appeal especially to older children. The Starter Kit includes the songs with vocals and instrumentals, music videos, sheet music, MP3s and MP4s.
Pass-along Music CD
Music CDs are sold in packs of 10 for $19.99 and include all eight songs. You can purchase enough to give a copy to every student and leader.
Student books with 24 full-color pages are available for $2.99. Students will explore Bible stories and service through fun activities and conversation starters. There are separate books for each of the four age levels.
A set of five 19" x 27" posters sells for $14.99. Each poster illustrates the Bible story for the day and will remind your students of what's so great about God.
Decorating Pack & Guide
The Decorating Pack & Guide sells for $34.99. It includes resources to transfer an ordinary room into a jungle adventure. Seven 38" x 54" full color sheets are included, along with four more sheets that go together to make two ancient pillars over 9' tall. There is also a 16-page decorating guide.