Are you still looking for a last minute gift for a 6-10 year old boy or girl who loves science? I'm so excited to be giving my daughter the book Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science for Christmas. It would make a perfect birthday gift or even would be good in an Easter basket as well. (Thank you to Front Gate Media for this review copy of the book. All opinions are my own. Affiliate links are included.) Pastor and author Louie Giglio invites kids to think about … [Read more...] about Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science – Book Review + WIN a copy!
The Advent season is quickly approaching...are you ready? It's a key time of the year to use the many opportunities around us to plant God's word into our kids' hearts. If you're like me (not crafty!), you might appreciate these already-done-for-you printable options to walk your kids through the Advent season. 1. Truth in the Tinsel Spend December impressing God’s Word on your kids’ heart! What's included: 24 days of Scripture reading ornament crafts talking … [Read more...] about Celebrating Advent with Kids – Printable Options!
This is a guest post shared with permission, written by Jim and Lynne Jackson from Connected Families. It was first posted here. Registration for their course, Discipline That Connects With Your Child's Heart, is open this fall through October 28th, 2017. Did you know that one of the most critical times for a parent to affirm a child’s talents is when they misbehave? It’s true. We are all born with giftedness–but even good gifts can get twisted by sin. Romans 7:21 reminds us, … [Read more...] about Misbehaviors…or God-Given Gifts?
There are so many fabulous resources for teaching kids about Jesus' death and resurrection during the Easter season! Depending on your family's current season, you may have plenty of margin to explore lots of Easter crafts, activities, foods, object lessons and more with your kids. Grab a copy of my free ebook, Teaching Kids About Jesus' Death and Resurrection at Easter, for lots of ideas! For our family, with three young children and twins due next month, simplicity is the name of the … [Read more...] about 5 Minute Easter Week Video Devotions for Kids
I'm always on the lookout for free short devotions for kids. Today I'm sharing a great resource for these short devotions from Compassion International's Compassion Explorer Kids Magazine section of their website. Each devotion answers a question your children may have about the world, about their emotions, or about basic biblical concepts like serving. The site is rich with colorful images and each devotion can be completed in under 5 minutes. Each topic includes a guided prayer … [Read more...] about Answering their Questions – Devotions for Kids