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Decorating for your VBS is no small task, and coming up with ideas can sometimes be difficult. Use these decorating resources to help you get those creative juices flowing!
Decorating Places Instructions
Decorating Places Instructions
Instructions for Cave Quest VBS 2016 decorating.
Decorating Walk Through
An in-depth look at decorating for Cave Quest VBS.
Set Decorating Overview
A short overview video of the main set decorations for Cave Quest VBS.
Main Set
Main Set
Make your kids feel like they’re really in a cave with the Cave Quest set, full of vibrant colors and fun textures!
Main Set Side View
Main Set Side View
The Cave Quest set is complete with the Cave Quest VBS sign that can be cut out on foam board and hung from the ceiling.
Crew Signs
Crew Signs
Designate your Cave Quest crew area with colorful Crew signs!
Preschool Cave
Preschool Cave
Cave Quest preschoolers will love crawling through their very own cave..complete with lights inside to show them they way!
Roots
Roots
Twisted brown kraft paper is all you need to add tree roots to your underground Cave Quest setting.
Stair Grass
Stair Grass
Tissue Paper grass lets kids know that they are moving from above ground into the cave!
Stairwell
Stairwell
Tissue Paper grass lets kids know that they are moving from above ground into the cave!
Table Centerpiece
Table Centerpiece
Stalagmites and brown kraft paper make for a fun table decoration. Add some burlap and blinking lights for color and texture.
Table Decorations
Table Decorations
Stalagmites and brown kraft paper make for a fun table decoration. Add some burlap and blinking lights for color and texture.
Bible Room
Bible Room
Create a Bible Times setting in no time with colorful rugs and painted cardboard stones that you can use year over year. Add a little greenery for fun color and texture!
Ceiling
Ceiling
Create a Bible Times setting in no time with colorful rugs and painted cardboard stones that you can use year over year. Add a little greenery for fun color and texture!
Oliva the Owl
Oliva the Owl
Show off the Cave Quest Bible Memory Buddies by gluing them to foam board and cutting them out…like Olivia the Owl!
Doodlebug
Doodlebug
Great Stuff, Foam Board and paint go a long way to creating the outline of Bible Memory Buddy, Ray.
Green Wall Goo
Green Wall Goo
Create a fun cave setting in your KidVid Cinema Room with Great Stuff, a string of lights, and glow in the dark paint!
Hall Corner
Hall Corner
Kids will feel like they’re walking through a cave when you crumple brown kraft paper and layer it against your hallway walls. Add fun color with oversized cave gems and stalactites.
Hallway
Hallway
Create a cave-like setting in your Cave Quest hallways with brown kraft paper, crumpled together to create fun textures!
Imagination Station Corner
Imagination Station Corner
Decorate one corner of your Imagination Station with a cave where your talk-starter stalagmites can grow.
Imagination Station Entrance
Imagination Station Entrance
Larger than life cave gems and fun signage lead the way to Imagination Station at Cave Quest VBS.
KidVid Entrance
KidVid Entrance
Show kids the way to KidVid Cinema with colorful Cave Quest Station Signs.
KidVid Walls
KidVid Walls
Kids will be delighted when the lights go down for KidVid Cinema and they’re surrounded by glow in the dark stalagmites and stalactites.
Decorating Places Instructions
Decorating Places Instructions
Instructions for Expedition Norway VBS 2016 decorating.
Decorating Walkthrough
An in-depth look at decorating for Expedition Norway VBS.
Set Decorating Overview
A short overview video of the main set decorations at Expedition Norway.
Main Set
Main Set
Kids will feel like they’re in Norway when you create this awesome Norwegian port, complete with cellophane water and colorful houses.
Stone Wall Room
Stone Wall Room
Bring the Norwegian countryside to VBS with stone wall corobuff.
Table Stetting
Table Stetting
Set up a table in your Nordic eats room with colorful linens and flowers!
Hallway Trees
Hallway Trees
Brighten up your hallway with some greenery!
Woven Rug
Woven Rug
Create a snow rug in your Preschool Passport room with strips of white sheets and plastic snow fence.
Barn Scene
Barn Scene
Recreate gorgeous Norwegian farmland in your Expedition Norway preschool area with plastic scene-setters, tissue paper grass, and of course a cow!
Bible Tents
Bible Tents
Kids will feel like their back in Bible times when you create a cozy area complete with colorful rugs.
Decor Posters
Decor Posters
Give kids a glimpse of mouth-watering Nordic treats with authentic decorative posters!
Door Border
Door Border
Create a fun lodge entrance into your Nordic Eats station with corobuff and fun Nordic patterns.
Hallway
Hallway
It’s a winter wonderland at Expedition Norway where kids can walk through a Norwegian themed hallway, complete with blue fabric, snowflakes, and white sheets to mimic snow.
Hallway Snow
Hallway Snow
Kids will feel like their walking through a snowstorm with fun snowflakes hanging from the ceiling.
Cow and Haybales
Cow & Haybales
A fun cow completes the picturesque Norwegian countryside in your Preschool Passport room at Expedition Norway.
Lights
Lights
Welcome Lights are everywhere in Norway. Create your own and place in front of each door!
Norway Flag
Norway Flag
Set the scene in the Experience Norway station with an oversized Norwegian flag recreated on foam board.
Ski Jumper
Ski Jumper
Add some action to your wintery hallway with a Nordic Skier silhouette!
Snow Shoes
Snowshoes
Snowshoes make for fun props at your Expedition Norway VBS.
Decorating Places Instructions
Decorating Places Instructions
Decorating instructions for Egypt VBS 2016.
Decorating Overview
An in-depth look at decorating for Egypt VBS.
Main Set
Main Set
Transport your entire church back in time with this set that’s full of Egyptian flair.
Paper Palm Trees
Paper Palm Trees
Add pops of color throughout your VBS with palm trees made out of carpet tubes and green poster board.
Sarcophagus
Sarcophagus
Foamcore and paint come together to create this sarcophagus that resembles what kids will create in the marketplace.
Snack Table
Snack Table
The Egyptian bazaar is complete with this table decorated with baskets and fabric.
Cobra
Cobra
You’ve got to have the king of snakes, even one of made of foam, ready to guard the palace.
Feather Fan
Feather Fan
Our large Egyptian fans added wonderful color to the palace. Your Egyptian princes and princesses will be charmed!
Fire Pots
Fire Pots
Add these 3-D pieces to the front of your palace entryway with fake torches.
Hieroglyphs
Hieroglyphs
Create Egyptian wall art on scrap pieces of foam with stencils of colorful, authentic-looking pictures and symbols.
Hippos and Pyramid
Hippos & Pyramid
Kids will love Mama Hippo and her baby made out of foamcore and purple paint.
Hippos and Water
Hippos & Water
Add life to your set as you bring the Nile River filled with hippos “flowing” out of the backdrop.
Obelisk
Obelisk
Tall, slender, four-sided, tapered structures with a pyramid create a fancy entrance to your palatial set.
Fan Base Template
Fan Base Template
Use this template to create your own Egyptian Fan Base.
Main Set
Main Set
Unleash your kids in this playful park during Music & More and the Tail End.
Rover Sign
Rover Sign
Foam core and paint make this doghouse a showpiece at Pets Unleashed VBS.
Tree Base
Tree Base
Use tissue paper grass and fake flowers to create a realistic base for your tree.
Tree Top
Tree Top
Green Plastic wrapped around hula hoops gives your tree a fun 3D texture.
Tunnel
Tunnel
Kids will love crawling through this hamster tunnel created from pool noodles, hula hoops, and plastic.
Turtles
Turtles
Hit the dollar store for plastic bowls or colanders, add green plastic, and googly eyes to create this fun family of turtles!
Doggie Door
Doggie Door
Design a fun entrance for your Puppy Playhouse Preschool with foam core and paint.
Doggie Door Tongue
Doggie Door Tongue
Your littlest critters will love walking over the dog tongue, just three foam floats stuck together!
Doghouse
Doghouse
Every puppy needs a comfy place to sleep, add tissue grass and fake rocks to complete the scene.
Fish Bowl
Fish Bowl
Water fabric, foam core, and a plastic table covering are all you need to create this life-size aquarium.
Hamster Wheel
Hamster Wheel
Hula Hoops, PVC, and dowel rods make for hours of hamster fun!
Hydrant
Hydrant
This realistic fire hydrant is made of a cardboard tube, a plastic bowl, and plastic cups.
Iguana Tank
Iguana Tank
Black foam core and greenery are the perfect environment for a lazy lizard.
Park Bench
Park Bench
Grab a bench from outside to bring the park in!
Preschool Set
Preschool Set
Turf adds fun texture to your Puppy Playhouse Preschool.