FAQ

What is in each folder on the VBS Download Site?

  1. START HERE:

Start by reading everything in this folder. The director’s guide contains sample schedules, meeting plans, decorating guides, leader devotions, and promo videos. ALL NEW for 2021, we have included a full tech support folder complete with videos and instructions.

 

  1. MARKETING AND BRANDING:

This folder contains all your Make Waves logos. You will find various colors and versions, plus the assets for your own designer to customize things for you, if needed.

 

  1. PRINTABLES AND FORMS:

This includes items like postcards, bulletin inserts, certificates, Small Group and rotation room signs, registration forms, and volunteer forms.

 

  1. HOME RESOURCES:

This folder is designed to help families continue the conversations at home.

God Time Devotion Cards for kids; Parent Cues for parents; Daily Parent Emails

BONUS! We have also included the resources needed to hold a separate Gospel Presentation event for kids and families. 

 

  1. SOCIAL MEDIA:

We want to help you share what’s happening before, during and after VBS.

Social media plans for Preschool and Elementary

Facebook images

Instagram images

 

  1. PRESCHOOL VIDEOS & SCREEN GRAPHICS:

This folder contains all the graphics you need for an engaging, age-appropriate Large Group time designed just for your preschoolers.

Daily Large Group Videos

Bottom Line Slides

Memory Verse Slides

Logo

 

  1. PRESCHOOL LARGE GROUP:

This folder contains all the documents you need for an engaging, age-appropriate Large Group time designed just for your preschoolers.

Supply List “What You Need” files

Daily 2s Large Group plans docs and PDFs

Daily 3s–5s Large Group plans docs and PDFs

 

  1. PRESCHOOL MUSIC, CHARTS, VIDEOS, MP3s:

This folder contains all the files needed for each preschool song on the Make Waves preschool EP.

Full mix MP3

Background vocal MP3

Instrumental only MP3

Dance instruction video

Music video

Lyric and chord sheet

 

  1. PRESCHOOL SMALL GROUP and BONUS PAGES:

Inside this folder you will find everything you need to have a successful time with preschool small groups broken up into Age 2 and Ages 3-5.

Supply Lists

Small Group lesson PDFs and Word docs

Craft lesson PDFs and Word docs

Toddler lesson PDF

Snacks PDF and Word doc

Activity Pages

Placemat

Memory Verse Motions cards and video

Bonus Pages

 

  1. ELEMENTARY LARGE GROUP:

This folder contains the scripts and supplies you need for a great Large Group experience to kick off and end each day for VBS.

Daily Large Group scripts (Word doc & PDF)

Sound Effects (SFX)

Supply List

Tech Sheet

Original Scripts Used for Bible Story Videos

 

  1. ELEMENTARY LARGE GROUP SCREEN GRAPHICS:

This folder contains the screen graphics you need for a great Large Group experience.

Blank Slides

Bottom Line Slides

Key Question Slides

Memory Verse Slide

Game Slides

Logos

 

  1. ELEMENTARY VIDEOS FOR LARGE GROUP:

This folder contains all the videos you need for a great Large Group experience to kick off and end each day for VBS.

Countdown Videos

Daily Bible Story Videos: Intro, Outro and Bible Story

Theme Loop Video

Hype Video 

 

  1. ELEMENTARY MUSIC, CHARTS, VIDEOS, MP3s:

This folder contains all the files needed for each song on the Make Waves EP.

Full Mix MP3

Background Vocal MP3

Dance Instruction Video

Live Lyric Full Mix Video

Live Lyric Performance Video

Music Video

Lyric and Chord Sheet

 

  1. SMALL GROUP K–1:

Supply List

Activity Pages

Daily Small Group Word docs

Daily Small Group PDFs

 

  1. SMALL GROUP 2–3:

Supply List

Activity Pages

Daily Small Group Word docs

Daily Small Group PDFs

 

  1. SMALL GROUP PRETEEN:

Supply List

Activity Pages

Daily Small Group Word docs

Daily Small Group PDFs

 

  1. ELEMENTARY ROTATION STATIONS – CRAFTS, MISSIONS, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS:

This folder contains daily lessons for all elementary age group rotations.

Crafts folder with supply lists, activity pages, daily lessons

Games ideas for the week of VBS

Missions folder with activity pages and daily lessons

Music folder with lessons and supply lists

Snack ideas for the week of VBS

 

  1. ELEMENTARY PROPRESENTER® FILES:

This folder contains the ProPresenter files needed for each day’s Large Group screen graphics and videos.

 

  1. ELEMENTARY POWERPOINT® FILES:

This folder contains the PowerPoint files needed for each day’s large group screen graphics and videos.

 

  1. COMPACT VERSION:

This folder contains daily Word docs and Activity Pages to help churches with fewer leaders and kids facilitate Large Group and Small Group and adapt them to their unique environment.

 

  1. SPECIAL NEEDS ADAPTATIONS:

This folder contains the adapted files of the daily small group lessons for children that may have special needs in your ministry. We have provided docs for preschool and elementary ages.

 

  1. FAMILY EXPERIENCE (FX):

This folder contains everything you will need to end the week on a high note! Gather your families for a Family Experience that will help you partner with parents and celebrate the week.

Script PDF and Word doc

Family Experience Logo

 

  1. VIRTUAL VBS:

This folder contains everything you need to host your Make WavesVBS Virtually. We know that you may have families who are still unable to attend your VBS in person. But that does not mean they have to miss out on the VBS FUN! For the most updated version of our Virtual VBS files, check them at out OrangeVBS.com/downloads. Please note these will only be available through your digital downloads and are not on the Orange VBS USB, if you purchased that option. For questions, email PartnerSupport@thinkorange.com.