If you asked my older children their favorite subject school I am more than certain they’d chime back with a reply that it is Science. I’m not surprised by this because I know children (and adults! ) are all about discovering new things, learning how things work, and determining how that information could be applied where applicable. This type of discovering is much like learning to be a Christian and growing to be more like Jesus! So when I heard about Louie Giglio’s latest book ” Indescribable 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science”, that pair these two very impact subjects together, I knew it would be the perfect book for my family.
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My Great Big God is a nice Bible story board-book offering for young children. There are twenty stories total taken from both the Old and New Testament of the Bible. The stories are easy to grasp for young children as they are written simply. The rhyming format also makes the stories easier to read for the and for kids to remember and pay attention to.
Each story features a title, scripture reference ( you can read the entire story from the Bible if you want to), a simplified retelling, and an important attribute of God to remember. A few examples of the attributes pointed out are “My Great Big God has a plan for me”, saves the day, gave us Jesus, makes big things happen, and so forth.
A Very Thankful Prayer By Bonnie Rickner Jensen and illustrated by Natalia Moore captures the Autumn season perfectly. The cover of the book draws you in with shiny foil leaves falling from the tree and being swept off the ground by the wind. The book is geared toward toddler, preschoolers, and anyone else that is captivated by this particular season.
The board book format makes it so it will last for a long time. It consists of 24 pages that I no doubt feel will be turned again and again. The colorful illustrations are such a joy to look at. The characters are friendly animals that are enjoying everything that’s to love about Fall. There are friends playing with each other at the park, families picking pumpkins together, gathering apples for pie or to make candy on a stick, celebrating Thanksgiving together, roasting marshmallows by the fire, helping others, and so much more!
Night Night, Train by Amy Parker and illustrated by Virginia Allyn, is a sweet story that can help lull little ones to bed. The story begins with a family of dogs getting aboard the night night train to Sleepy Town. On their adventure, we see the family taking part in activities most families would like having dinner, reading a favorite book together, taking a bath, brushing teeth, and evening prayers.
All Things Bright and Beautiful: Make Believe Ideas by Thomas Nelson is a sweet book. It drew my children and me in right away with its adorable imagery, cheerful colors, and glittery texture dawning not just the cover but all throughout the inner pages. It has a padded cover and even features a handle so little ones can easy carry it along with them wherever they may happen to go.
Where Jesus Slept by Norma Lewis will no doubt be a book I reach to read to my children every Christmas Season. I adore the way it is written which starts with one element/person/animal, adds something else, goes backward, and adds something new again on the next page. The cycle the words go in make this book a fun and excellent participatory retelling for littles ones to enjoy. I imagine with multiple readings the story will eventually be memorized!