When the kids are off school for the vacation / holidays, it's a great opportunity to run a Holiday Club of some sort for them. Knowing Jesus Christ is something that brings joy, so it's quite easy to have a lot of fun when learning about him. Songs, games, craft, drama - we can do all sorts of activities with kids as we share Bible stories and truths with them.
Often we'll use a pre-packaged scheme: a Vacation Bible School, Backyard Bible Club, or Church Holiday Club will use an "off-the-peg" book of plans and ideas. It saves us time, and often brings us ideas that we'd never think of on our own.
BUT: there are pitfalls! Here are some things to think about when adapting a pre-packaged scheme for your situation: