This post contains an affiliate link. Sit Down is a smallish paperback picture book that tells the story of Mary and Martha. It’s aimed at the toddler and preschool age group, so the language is very simple and repetitive. If you don’t like repetition, this book will drive you up the wall. 😉 The artwork […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears: Bless Our Pets is another title in the Living Lights series. This time the Bear family take their pets to a Blessing of the Animals service at their church, the Chapel in the Woods. Many bears show up with their pets so that Preacher Brown can […]
This post contains an affiliate link. I’ve been wanting to check out Noah’s Ark: The Brick Bible for Kids for quite a while, and the kids and I stumbled on it at the library just last week. This is a very nicely-done picture book which tells the story of Noah’s Ark. Each page has a […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears: God’s Wonderful World is a cute book about a time when Brother and Sister’s class goes for a nature walk with their Sunday school teacher, Missus Ursula. They walk all over Bear country, noticing the creatures and countryside around them. Missus Ursula teaches the cubs that […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears: God Bless the Animals is a simple lift-the-flap book for younger children in which the Bear family takes a walk to admire all of the local animals. It would make a fun introduction to a lesson about the animals God has made. The text is very […]
This post contains an affiliate link. All Things Bright and Beautiful is a nicely illustrated book which is based on the famous hymn by the same name. Each page only has one phrase of the song and is complemented by lovely illustrations which tie into the lyrics. I would share this book with younger children […]
This post contains an affiliate link. I was pleasantly surprised by The Berenstain Bears’ Easter Sunday. I wasn’t expecting it to contain much that would really apply to a lesson, but it would work quite well in that capacity. The Bear family goes to church, and the cubs learn about why we celebrate Easter. They […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears: Here’s the Church, Here’s the Steeple is a lift-the-flap book which talks about what the Bear family does while they’re at church. This is a really cute and simple book, which goes nicely with the “Here’s the Church, Here’s the Steeple” finger rhyme. The church or […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Berenstain Bears: God Bless Our Home is about how the Bear family finds a way to expand the living space in their beloved tree to accommodate their growing family. Papa bear digs out a basement and builds a garage, and they fix up the attic so that Honey […]
Congratulations to this month’s winner — Nayab S.! I’ll email you to set up delivery and I hope your new book comes in handy!
This post contains an affiliate link. God Gave Us Easter is a cute book in which a little polar bear cub wonders why Easter is so important. Papa bear teaches him that Easter is special because we remember that we get to be with God forever. Papa talks about the symbolism of the Easter egg, […]
I know that this giveaway doesn’t appeal to everyone, but for those of you who are into clowning, this is an excellent resource! Somehow I ended up with two copies of this book, so I’m passing the extra copy on to someone else. I hope that it comes in handy to a fellow clown! Enter […]
Congratulations to this month’s winner — Lisa B.! I’ll email you to set up delivery and I hope you enjoy your gift card!
May’s giveaway is a book by Joey O’Connor called Children and Grief: Helping Your Child Understand Death, as well as a set of cute stickers. I got this book because it can be difficult to help a child work through death, and this resource could come in mighty handy for some of you who find […]
This post contains an affiliate link. Somebody donated The Story of Jesus (a Little Golden Book) to our children’s ministry. Even though it’s dated (1977), it really is a little gem of a book. The illustrations are detailed and engaging, and the story does an excellent job of teaching children about Jesus’ life with a […]
What is your favorite book in the New Testament?
This post contains an affiliate link. Noah’s Ark is another book that we have in our children’s ministry area for the kids to peruse. Peter Spier does beautiful illustrations with so much detail. I love his artwork! There is virtually no text in this book, excepting a couple of half-sentences at the beginning and end. […]
This post contains an affiliate link. Somebody purchased the book Easter for the children’s ministry at church. Although it’s an older book (1989) and the characters look a bit stylized, it’s still a nice resource to have around. This book seeks to explain Easter to children, starting with a quick overview of Jesus’ life and […]
This post contains an affiliate link. I came across this book the other day at the library and thought this would be a great addition to a church’s library. We’ve all met those kids who are obsessed with Minecraft (my own being a couple of them). Instead of fighting against the mania, why not give […]
This post contains an affiliate link. The Very First Christmas is a retelling of the Christmas story through the conversation of a mother and son. Christopher is a young boy full of questions who wants to hear a true story. His mom decides to share the story of Jesus’ birth with him. They read passages […]