A “Beats and Brushes” class is just that! BEATS: getting to play all kinds of cool instruments; using your body to clap, stomp, and pat out neat new rhythms; and learning new songs!
. . . . And BRUSHES: making cool crafts with paint, glue, and who knows what else (macaroni, perhaps?)!
BUT . . . here is the key: all those BEATS and all those BRUSHES point to the WORD OF GOD—in our case, specifically to “Daniel and the Lion’s Den.”
We made “prayer boxes” to save all the prayers that our young people will want to lift to God and to then observe His answers!
We made backpacks with lions all over; a lion puppet; a lion sun catcher; and a lion’s mask for our final performance. We had to admit that having a wonderful story about God’s protection involving lions leads to some really fun crafts!