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Kate & Mack’s Fun With Country Flags!

Teach kids about different country flags around the world.
  • September 7, 2018

Did you know that there are nearly 200 countries around the world? And each one has their own flag symbolizing the nation and its people. Learn all about flags with Kate & Mack in this downloadable activity!

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Exploring Maps With Kate & Mack

Teach your elementary-age kids about the world through simple map skills.
  • July 12, 2018

The world is huge, and many of us will only get to experience a small corner of it. But thankfully we can explore parts of the world through the internet, maps, pictures and videos!

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Let’s Make a Mexican Paper Star!

Try out a fun craft this summer.
  • July 3, 2018

It’s summertime, and your kids are probably enjoying time off from school. But the days can get long, and sometimes they can get bored, right? That’s why summer is such a great time to try out new crafts!

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Celebrate World Day of Cultural Diversity!

Teach kids the importance of valuing diversity.
  • May 10, 2018

Did you know that May 21 is World Day of Cultural Diversity? It’s a day set aside to celebrate and appreciate the beauty of cultural diversity around the world.

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Make a Guyanese Easter Kite!

Celebrate Easter with this colorful tradition from Guyana.
  • March 12, 2018

On the Monday after Easter, if you lived in Guyana, you’d start seeing colorful kites flying in the sky to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Now you can design your own kite!

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#FunFactFebruary With Kate & Mack

Learn a new fun fact each day throughout the month of February!
  • February 1, 2018

Amaze your friends with the awesome fun facts you learn in this free downloadable activity. Learn about animals, plants, countries and more!

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The Bible and the World

Teach kids about the influence the Bible has on the world.
  • January 28, 2018

Help kids learn about how the Bible has influenced the world, both in the past and today.

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Make Goals for the New Year With Your Kids

Teach kids the value of setting goals for themselves.
  • November 12, 2017

Encourage your kids to set goals for themselves in the Near Year with this free downloadable activity. One goal per month will keep them busy and focused, while also giving them a chance to try to accomplish 12 new things this year!

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Teach Kids to Be a Blessing During the Holidays

Easy, practical ways for kids to make a difference this holiday season.
  • October 31, 2017

Help kids learn how to be a blessing to others, particularly around the holidays. These ideas will get you started, and they can even turn into new traditions for your family!

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Crafts From Around the World

Take your kids on a trip around the world with these three crafts.
  • October 19, 2017

Keep kids busy with three crafts from around the world — a Brazilian headdress, an African drum and European stained glass.

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Crafts With Kate & Mack: Matryoshka Mack

Learn about Russian Matryoshka dolls in this coloring activity.
  • August 31, 2017

Teach kids about the world with a fun coloring activity! This coloring sheet shares about Russian nesting dolls, called Matryoshka dolls.

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Decoding the Meaning of the Bible for Kids

A free printable activity where kids translate a verse of the Bible into English.
  • August 24, 2017

Let kids use their critical thinking skills with this fun decoding activity! They’ll have to work to decipher the meaning of the message until they can read it in English.

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Make a Japanese Koinobori

Create this carp streamer out of supplies around the house!
  • August 10, 2017

Teach your kids about Japan while making this colorful carp streamer out of simple household items like toilet paper rolls and colored tissue paper

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Kate & Mack’s Pocket Change Challenge

Pocket change can make a difference in kids’ lives around the world.
  • July 27, 2017

Help your kids learn the value of giving by saving up their pocket change to help other kids around the world learn how to read and write.

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Create Your Own African Jewelry

Make a colorful Maasai necklace out of paper plates!
  • June 29, 2017

Make a colorful Maasai necklace out of paper plates and markers! It’s a simple craft that teaches your kids about African culture.

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Teach Your Kids to Be Heroes for Jesus!

A lesson for kids about how God can use anyone for his glory.
  • May 30, 2017

It doesn’t take super strength or speed to be a superhero — it takes a SUPER God! Learn about heroes from the Bible and how you can be a hero for Jesus, too.

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Start a New Tradition as a Family!

Begin a new tradition that you’ll still be doing in 10, 20 and maybe even 30 years.
  • March 2, 2017

Start a fun new tradition with your family, no matter the time of year! Have your kids think of something new they want to do as a family every year, and let a new tradition begin.

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Kate & Mack’s Christmas Advent Calendar

Count down the days to Christmas as a family with 25 fun activities.
  • December 1, 2016

Make the holidays memorable for your kids with this free printable Advent calendar that counts down the days to Christmas with fun activities!

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Join Us for 12 Days of Christmas Around the World!

A look at how 12 different countries celebrate Christmas for kids and families.
  • November 30, 2016

The Christmas season has officially begun! Come learn with us how 12 different countries celebrate Christmas, including fun facts, cool crafts and delicious recipes. And most importantly, be reminded of the reason we celebrate Christmas — the birth of Jesus Christ!

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Four Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About the Bible

  • August 30, 2016
  • By: Melissa Paredes

One of the most important things we can do is teach children about God at a young age. And to do that, we need to get them excited about the Bible . Here are some easy ways you can do just that, whether you’re a parent, grandparent, family member, babysitter, teacher or friend.

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Cooking with Kate & Mack: Lomo Saltado

A peek inside the “Cooking with Kate & Mack” cookbook
  • August 22, 2016

Want to mix up your dinner prep with a delicious dish from Peru? Try Lomo saltado, a combo of french fries, beef, tomatoes, peppers, onions and rice. Yum!

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Cooking with Kate & Mack: Brigadeiros

A peek inside the “Cooking with Kate & Mack” cookbook
  • July 27, 2016

This delicious recipe for brigadeiros, a chocolate candy from Brazil, will give you a taste of how another culture enjoys their dessert.

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Cooking with Kate & Mack: Chicken Adobo

A peek inside the “Cooking with Kate & Mack” cookbook
  • June 29, 2016

Running low on cooking inspiration and want to try something new? Make chicken adobo for dinner! It’s a popular dish in the Philippines, and we think you’ll want to eat it again and again!

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Cooking with Kate & Mack: Plantain Chips

A peek inside the “Cooking with Kate & Mack” cookbook
  • June 20, 2016

Ellie is a missionary kid from Papua New Guinea, and she wanted to share a recipe for plantain chips with us!  Try out this plantain chip as a new snack.

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Cooking with Kate & Mack: Somali Sambusa

A peek inside the “Cooking with Kate & Mack” cookbook
  • June 6, 2016

Filled with savory meats and spices, Somali sambusa is an appetizer often eaten at weddings and parties in Somalia. Sound intriguing? Give it a try with this recipe on our blog!

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Cooking with Kate & Mack

A collection of international recipes from missionary kids around the world.
  • June 1, 2016

Check out our new cookbook, “Cooking with Kate & Mack” with recipes made by kids, for kids! Try a new recipe and get a taste of delicious dishes from all around the world.

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Free VBS Program With Kate and Mack!

  • January 22, 2016

It’s only January, but summer will be here before you know it. If you’re looking for a vacation Bible school program that not only teaches kids about God but also more about the world, we’ve got just the thing!...

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