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The Easy Vacation Bible School from Group. Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose!

The first step to your best VBS ever!

Maker Fun Factory Ultimate Starter Kits

The The Group VBS Maker Fun Factory Ultimate Starter Kit and Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital contain everything you need to start planning your VBS.

Both options include the Ultimate Director Go-To-Guide and Leader Manuals that provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you will get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Maker Fun Factory catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

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Spark Imagination With Faith-Building Fun!

Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God. Spark creativity with interactive decoration and experiences. Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School transforms your church into a place buzzing with excitement!

Maker Fun Factory VBS

Easy for Leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Maker Fun Factory VBS

Easy on your budget

Interactive decorations create hands-on fun!

Maker Fun Factory VBS

Easy to remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

Starter Kit Includes

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide

contains everything you need to plan a successful program, recruit and train volunteers, publicize your program, and follow up with families after the big event.

Leader Manuals

provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Maker Fun Factory VBS. Each Group VBS 2017 theme manual includes an overview of each day’s Bible content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions for each activity, and guided discussion questions.

Helpful DVDs and CDs

feature training resources, clip art, and marketing tools that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. The Decorating Places DVD gives you detailed instructions to create your Maker Fun Factory setting—and the Sound Wave Sing & Play DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Student Resources

including Bible Memory Buddies, Student Take-Home, and Imagination Station samples, will keep kids talking about Maker Fun Factory throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

How it Works

A Typical Day At Maker Fun Factory VBS

Each day at Maker Fun Factory VBS, kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures.

Maker Fun Factory VBS Rotation Chart

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Sound Wave Sing and Play

Gear up for the day’s adventure by singing fun songs and meeting “inventor” Ian!

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Bible Discovery

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Imagination Station

Create surprising and authentic faith discoveries with Sciency-Fun Gizmos. Learn More

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Game Makers

Play high-energy games like Right Recipe Relay or Wacky Water Way!

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Snack Factory

All the Crews come together to eat snacks that connect with that day’s key Bible verse.

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

KidVid Cinema

Watch films about real kids living out their faith in really cool ways. Learn More

Maker Fun Factory VBS Stations

Funshop Finale

A wrap up with music, drama, science experiments, and more!


Bible Content & Buddies

How Kids Experience God’s Word

At Maker Fun Factory, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day—making it easy to apply long after VBS is over. Featuring Bible Memory Buddies that are makers, too!

Day One

DECKERThe Decorator Crab

Bible Point: God made you.

Key Bible Verse: "Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex." (Psalm 139:14)

Bible Story: God lovingly creates people. (Psalm 139; Genesis 1:26-2:4)

Day Two

TINAThe Cathedral Termite

Bible Point: God is for you.

Key Bible Verse: "If God is for us, who can ever be against us?" (Romans 8:31)

Bible Story: Rahab believes in God's mighty power. (Joshua 1-2)

Day Three

BUBBAThe Humpback Whale

Bible Point: God is always with you.

Key Bible Verse: "The Lord your God is with you wherever you go." (Joshua 1:9)

Bible Story: God is with Gideon. (Judges 6:11-7:25)

Day Four

SKYLERThe Bowerbird

Bible Point: God will always love you.

Key Bible Verse: "Your unfailing love will last forever." (Psalm 89:2)

Bible Story: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (Luke 22:66-24:12)

Day Five


Bible Point: God made you for a reason.

Key Bible Verse: "'For I know the plans I have for you,' says the Lord." (Jeremiah 29:11)

Bible Story: Abigail brings peace. (1 Samuel 25)

Decorating Made Easy

Set the Scene at Maker Fun Factory VBS

Transform your church into an interactive workshop without breaking the bank! Maker Fun Factory VBS is full of bright, vibrant colors, dynamic decorations, and gadgets and gizmos aplenty.

Maker Fun Factory Decor


One of the best parts about Maker Fun Factory VBS: Award-Winning Music!
With fun songs your kids will want to listen to again and again, the music to Maker Fun Factory is sure to become a new family fave!


Some free stuff and tools to help you along the way.

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Our Design Team can help make this VBS unique and even more awesome!

VBS Free Resources
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