Kimberly Ingram is a children’s choir teacher, founder of Open Heart Musicals and a GMA Dove-nominated composer and author. She has written for Growing in Grace and is co-author of Praise Takes Flight, "What’s Up, Zak?" and Judge Julie Truly and the Case of the Holey Roof! Kim has served as a church children’s choir and drama leader for over 20 years. She received her teaching credentials from the University of Houston, and currently serves as a Trustee for the Sunnyvale Independent School District in Sunnyvale, Texas. She loves inventing creative games and strategies to engage children in singing and Scripture, helping them grow both musically and in their faith.
2016 Breakout Sessions
Let's spark children's interest with fun, lively songs and games that teach Bible stories, Scripture
memory, and choral skills. Serious fun for your little live wires!
Bonus: Active Early Arriver Ideas!
Older Elementary and Mixed Choirs
ENGAGING YOUNG WORSHIPPERS WITH GOD’S HOLY WORD
The songs and lessons we learn in children’s choir can form lifelong connections to Scripture and
faith! Learn how to CONNECT your students to Scripture with innovative, engaging songs,
lessons, and activities that will write the Word of God on their hearts.
BONUS: Active Student Devotional!
UNIQUELY WIRED FOR SINGING AND PRAISE
So many ways to learn! So many ways to connect to music and praise! We’ll explore Gardner’s
Multiple Intelligences Theory, and find songs, activities, and strategies to help every child develop
lifelong connections to music and to faith.
BONUS: Discover your own strongest “intelligence,” and how it impacts your teaching!
PRAISE HIM, PRAISE HIM, ALL YOU PRESCHOOL CHILDREN!
Let’s sing together as we help our youngest singers discover their voices and their faith! Learn
classroom management, teaching tips, songs, resources, and games that will have children
singing, moving, smiling, and praising!
BONUS: 2 preschool game “classics” - with a church choir twist!
PORTABLE POWER PACK FOR THE ELEMENTARY CHOIR TEACHER
Early Arrivers, Warm ups, Games, Songs, Energizers, Brain Breaks, Scripture Connections - you’ll
leave with your own PORTABLE POWER PACK to keep you energized and connected with all
ages and stages!
BONUS: Strategy Swap: Best Resources and Teaching Ideas!