Tag Archive: time management

Making Time in our Life for the Lord Pays Off

Object Lesson

Beforehand, fill the jar with large rocks, then pour rice into the jar with the rocks until the rice fills all the empty space between the rocks.  Then pour the rice and rocks out of the jar and put them into separate containers.  LESSON:  It is hard to fit everything in our lives.  Almost everyone struggles with finding enough time.  This object lesson demonstrates how putting the things of the…
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Personal Progress

Object Lesson

Show the puzzle box and ask the girls how they would feel doing this puzzle. Hopefully you’ll get answers such as it looks difficult, it would take a lot of time, there are so many small pieces… Then relate the puzzle to Personal Progress. It may look difficult, it may look like it will take a lot of time and there may seem to be so many value experiences that…
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Prioritizing

Object Lesson

Explain that the container represents time – it is a limited thing, the rice represents everything that we need to get done and the balls represent the important things (you can relate these to the lesson eg prayer, fasting, scripture study, etc). Pour the rice into the container and then balls and try to close the lid (it shouldn’t fit). Then demonstrate the otherway round with the balls first and…
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Time management / Procrastination

Object Lesson

Get two volunteers. Give each volunteer 10-30 square childrens ABC blocks. (amount depends on what age you are working with, they will be stacking the blocks, so young children will not be able to stack as many) Tell the volunteers that they have an assignment to stack as many blocks as they can. One person will get approx. 10 seconds while the other gets 1 minute (again vary time according…
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Time Management

Object Lesson

Our YW lesson was on Time Mangagement. I arranged for our YW President to separate the girls into classes and when it came time for my lesson in the Laurel class, she used her theatrical experience :) and vocally wondered where I was. I was outside the door waiting for her to peek her head out “looking for me”. I then came running into class-with my manual in hand, slippers…
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Put the Big Rocks in First

Object Lesson

One day this expert was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget. As this man stood in front of the group of high-powered overachievers he said, “Okay, time for a quiz.” Then he pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouthed mason jar and set it on a table in front of him. Then he produced about a dozen…
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