Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas

One of the best things about Vacation Bible School is all the excitement and for me all the Lifeway VBS 2017 decorating ideas! I find great joy in decorating for VBS and thinking of all the cool craft ideas that I can incorporate into the theme of Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas and lessons. I am so excited about Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas. Lets take a closer look at Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas.

Motto – Searching the Visible, Discovering the Invisible

Scripture – Colossians 1:15-16 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For everything was created by Him, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him.

Site Locations – Worship Rally Under The Stars, Starveyors Clubhouse, Crafts Under The Stars, Music Under The Stars, Missions Under The Stars


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Get Inspired by these Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas

Get your pencil and paper and get your creative mind thinking with these decorating ideas for Lifeway’s Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 ideas.

As kids focus their telescopes on the marvels painted in the sky by the Creator of the universe, they will discover the wonder among all wonders— that the God who created everything there is—the knowable and the unknowable, the visible and the invisible—wants a personal relationship with them! Invite your kids into the clubhouse and show them the God who is over the moon in love with them.

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Hallway Decorations

Night Sky blue or black looks dramatic and builds excitement when your Starveyors head to the Clubhouse for Bible Study. Create this simple backdrop in your hallway to make an impressive VBS Hallway Décor for Lifeways Galactic Starveyors Theme.

Lifeway VBS 2017 Galactic Starveyors Hallway Decoration Ideas

The use of unlikely items such as trash bags. You can get a 5 count large black trash bags from Dollar Tree. At a Super VBS conference at Swift Creek Baptist Church they used trash bags on the wall for part of the recreation decorations as pictured below.

Lifeway Galactic Starveyors trash bags background stary nights

 As your Starveyors journey through the halls they will enjoy the simple details of small and large stars, planets hanging from the ceiling (Made from paper lanterns and Christmas Tree decorations.

Lifeway VBS 2017 galactic starveyors mini planets decoration Ideas




Add a moon here and there from self adhesive shelf/book covers. Add glow in the dark stars or twinkle your stars with battery tea light candles.

Galactic Starveyors Stars VBS 2017 Decorating Ideas

Add some handmade planets or purchase these great planet inflatables from Lifeway.

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Clubhouse Decorations

Starveyors will walk into the Clubhouse for a Galactic Bible Study. Your clubhouse will be filled with stations to help keep Starveyors moving around the room as you explore different aspects of the Bible Lessons. My favorite age group to work with is Kindergarten. Keep in mind my decorations are geared more to that age group. I have learned the importance of keeping them moving and transitioning to different parts of the room will keep them interested in learning as help them retain more of the lesson. You can find an overview for 1st and 2nd grade Bible Study here and 3rd and 4th grade Bible Study overview.

Lifeway galactic-starveyors-clubhouse-decoration-ideas VBS 2017

Lifeway places Kindergarten with the preschool age, I like the rotation of having a different place to go for music, crafts and missions however with the setup my home church uses we have all three of these rotations in the classroom so I create my room in four different areas.

Galactic Starveyors Clubhouse Decorations

How to Decorate Galactic Starveyors Clubhouse ebook

Bible Story time in my classroom is typically down on a carpet. Here we introduce our lesson of the day and welcome any new Starveyors. We do a brief announcement of our missions project collection and how many VBS Bucks they have each earned.

Galactic Starveyors 2017 Bible Lessons

Lifeway generally has 4-5 Bible Activities to reiterate the Bible Lesson. You can check out all 5 day lessons for Kindergarten here.

Rebecca Autry Galactic Starveyors

Around your clubhouse fill the walls with posters. You can find a United States map at Dollar Tree as shown below.

United States Map Dollar Tree VBS 2017

Galactic Starveyor posters

Lifeway makes it pretty simple with these. If you are a small church or supplying your own decorations consider looking for posters from NASA or other space posters.

There are several balls at Dollar Tree that you can use for planets and even as treasure box or VBS Store items.

Globe VBS 2017 Galactic Starveyors Dollar Tree Bounce Ball Planets Dollar Tree

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Worship Rally Decorations

Galactic Music rotation for our kindergarten class is in our classroom so I create a specific area in our classroom designated for music. Like Bible Study we use the carpet area so our Starveyors can get up and move around. Below is  picture from Lifeway Galactic Starveyor for Worship Rally also serves as the area for music rotation.

Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas stage

Create your background similar to where your church is located if you are in a more rural area using trees is your friend.

Galactic Starveyors Worship Rally

If you are in a more city area making a skyline with the clubhouse on top might be better suited. You can make them out of the thick foam or use cardboard.

Lifeway Galactic City Skyline Worship Rally

Cardboard Trees are simple to make. Invest in a hot knife if you are able. This will save you frustration and time in cutting.

Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Trees

Add a racoon head in your windows or peering around a tree. Get the Free Racoon SVG file and use a cutting machine to make it easier on you!

Galactic Starveyors Raccoon PNG

Dollar Tree Decoration Ideas for Galactic Starveyors.

Dollar Tree Galactic Starveyor Decorations

Galactic Starveyor Moon

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Missions Decorations

Galactic Missions. We have found it very helpful for kindergartners to sit at the table while watching the Missions Video. If we setup an area of chairs without table we have wiggly bodies that tend to be disruptive. Hence we have learned the table helps with them keeping calm and attentive. This is also the area in the classroom we have our prop telescope to remind starveyors at our world around us can greatly be affected by our small acts as one person.

Galactic Starveyors Telescope DIY VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas

Lifeway VBS 2017 Galactic Starveyors Music Decorations

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Craft Ideas

Galactic Starveyor Preschool Crafts from Lifeway can get costly depending on the size of your expected attendance. I am all for keeping the cost per participant low, so I created the list of alternative galactic starveyors crafts that you can ask for donations from your church.

Lifeway VBS 2017 galactic-starveyors-craft-ideas

Simple items such as straws, pipe cleaners, party ribbon, beads, construction paper and many other craft items can be purchase at Dollar Tree.

Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Glitter Glue Dollar Tree

These pipe cleaner stars below are made from Pipe Cleaners and Straws. You can see the full Galactic Star craft tutorial from this link.

Galactic Starveyors beaded star pipe cleaner craft decoration ideas

Simple crafts for preschoolers are always a great alternative, like the construction paper apple with worm. Full Apple/Worm Stick tutorial can be found at this link. Use construction paper, piple cleaners, tape and popsicle sticks all purchased from Dollar Tree.

Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decorations apple-worm-craft galactic starveyors

Inspired Lifeway Galactic Starveyors Snack Ideas

We journey through the halls once again and make our way over to recreation and snacks. I am always impressed with the decorations that come about in our snack area. Linda and Gordon do a wonderful job.

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Complete your table settings with these silver star plates from Dollar Tree. They come in a 12 pack. Perhaps your last day of VBS can be the special day with Star plates if you are keeping expenses low.

Not only do you want to build excitement with these Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas as your Starveyors enter your snack and refreshment are you will also grab their attention with these Galactic Snack Ideas as shown below.

Star Table Decoration Dollar Tree

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If you have any other suggested Lifeway Galactic Starveyors VBS 2017 Decoration Ideas please leave comments and links below. The more the merrier and better we can all decorate. I love seeing the imagination everyone comes up with.

23 Comments

  1. Heather Walter

    I’ve never heard of origami owl before but this is cool! I was surprised they didn’t have any charms for knitting/yarn craft or scrapbooking. I’d choose birthstone and initials as my first charms

  2. Susan Padgett

    I am not sure there are so many things. I first came across this jewelry about 2 months ago and I love it!!!! I would have to look at all the charms to see what I would want. Probably something to do with my grandkids, my cats and who knows!!!! I would love to win this!!!!

  3. Sylvia E

    I would choose
    1. In Memory of heart – for my parents
    2. Vintage Rose – Mom’s favorite flower
    3. Clear Crystal Crown – I was born in Corona (Crown Town)
    4. January and February birthstones – my Dad and Mom

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