100 Favorite Bible Verses for Children is a devotional book with the main goal of recognizing key scripture verses and how it can be applied to our lives. Parents and caregivers are given an excellent resource in this title as it perfectly simplifies verses through a not overly wordy explanation that young children can comprehend. Questions pondered and asked about each verse are likely to already be answered in each day’s applicable reading. Continue reading
Wow! The Good News in Four Words by Dandi Daley Mackall is a great hard-cover picture book! It is geared toward boys and girls ages 3-6 years old. It presents in a simplified way on how to come to know Jesus as their own personal Savior and Lord.
The main four words used are Wow, Uh-oh, Yes, and Ahh. Each word is broken down through the book. The word “Wow” for example demonstrates and explains the creation of the world, the word Uh-Oh shows how sin entered the world and how we became separated from God, you get the picture. The message is powerful and it’s the most simplified version of the gospel I’ve seen for children in this age range. Continue reading
Where Does Love Hide? by Mary Manz Simon is simple way to introduce younger children to acts associated with showing our love toward one another. The illustrations by Hannah Wood draw readers and listeners in keeping engagement from start to finish. The imagery features bright colors and smiling faces on every single page. Continue reading
Bible Favorites One Sentence Storybooks by Nancy I. Sanders is a darling collection of beginner readers. I was drawn to these right away to begin using with my four year old son. Oh, how I wished these were around when my oldest was learning to read. After beginning use and evaluating thoroughly, I feel this is a wonderful way to present the Word of God to young children. These have the ability to fill little hearts with the truth of God and the love He has for us. I believe children will gain knowledge & understanding as well as a sense of accomplishment memorizing these stories word by word. Continue reading