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Surprise! VBS Downloadable Starter Kit

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Surprise! VBS
Downloadable Starter Kit

Surprise! Stories of Discovering Jesus Vacation Bible School is an activity-based learning experience in two parts: one designed for grades K-5 and the other for preschoolers ages 4-5.  It is part of the Growing Up Catholic family.

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Purchase this for access to downloadable electronic files.  All items are reproducible except as noted. It includes the following:

Leader guides

  • Director Guide
  • Worship & Drama Guide
  • Active Response Guide (games & interactive activities)
  • Bible Response Guide
  • Creative Response Guide (crafts)
  • Early Childhood Leader Guide
  • Adaptations for Grades 6-8


  • MP3 songs (only for use within VBS)
  • Powerpoint Song Lyrics
  • Songbook (scores)

Marketing and promotional​

  • Invitation poster
  • Invitation postcards
  • Bible Memory poster
  • Logo artwork (use to create your own t-shirts or documents)
  • Take-Home Parent Engagement Handouts

Child booklets (with watermark - not reproducible)

  • My Book of Stories (for early childhood)
  • Tales of Discovery (for grades 1-5)

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This is a downloadable, reproducible product with some restrictions. Please read the full license terms below.

Product License

Your License. You are allowed to make unlimited copies of this eResource for use within your own VBS, with the exception of the music and child booklets. If you wish to send the music home with your families, you must purchase bulk-priced CDs from us for that purpose. Booklets are sold only in print. If you serve more than one VBS, each should purchase its own license. You may not post our eResources to any web site (without explicit permission to do so). Thank you for cooperating with our honor system regarding our eResource licenses.

Format: eResource
Product code: VBS201
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