Not all children's Bibles are created equal. In an effort to have big print and big pictures, not every story in the Bible can fit. Ever wonder how and why certain stories are chosen for children's Bibles and what impact that has on our children?
Check out this GREAT resource that helps parents, pastors and all of us understand more about what different children's Bibles have to offer.
Sparkhouse - The Frolic First Bible goes through 10 stories from the Old Testament and 10 from the New Testament while using child-friendly language and providing a short take-away point to help apply the lesson of each story to your child's own life. As your child begins to take his first little steps, Frolic First Bible can help him take his first steps in faith and biblical literacy.
The Frolic Preschool Bible offers a Bible created just for emerging readers, the Frolic Preschool Bible highlights 20 stories from the Old Testament and 20 stories from the New Testament. The easy-to-read text and friendly, colorful illustrations invite preschoolers to learn more about stories and characters of the Bible.
The Family Time Bible - A story Bible with devotional content at the end of every story--perfect for families to read together any time. This story Bible offers captivating stories from the Old and New Testaments, thoughtful conversation starters, and helpful advice for parents. Perfect for families with kids ages 4-8.
Children of God: Storybook Bible - Archbishop Desmund Tutu pulls together 50 of his favorite Bible stories. The collection represents an achievement in portraying the diverse peoples of the Bible and connecting Scripture with the multitude of ethnicities across the globe who seek to know and love God’s Word.
God's Word, My Voice: A Lectionary for Children by Lyn Zill Briggs. Want the children in your congregation to leave with God’s Word on their lips and in their hearts? This collection of The Revised Common Lectionary readings Track 1 (Old Testament, Psalm, New Testament, and Gospel), are paraphrased for children to be read aloud in Sunday morning worship, will help kids easily read and understand the word God has for their lives.
NIV Readers's Bible - When having children read the Bible during worship consider the NIV Reader's Bible for ease of understanding. We want to set them up for success!
You aren't going to believe the resource link below...
which is FREE (also free to make a donation,)
where you can click on any shelf and get background history
and a well crafted ANIMATED VIDEO
by a Lutheran pastor, Steve Thomason.