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Mosaic

Review: Mosaic – Celebrations

Title: Mosaic – Celebrations Author: Scripture Union Useful for: anyone wanting materials for a small group with a wide age range (e.g. a family!) Best bit: loads of creative activity pages and flexible, accessible ways to explore the Bible story including great artwork Worst bit: maybe too many colouring pages, although my children did love them! Price: RRP £12. Currently […]

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Review: Treasure Box

Title: Treasure Box Author: Becky and Adam May Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home Best bit: the lovely Bible story book and ready-to-go craft activities – my 5 year old especially loved the weaving loom Worst bit: the wooden door included in the box was lovely, but the prayer ideas didn’t actually […]

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Review: Comfort in the Darkness

Title: Comfort in the Darkness – helping children draw close to God through Biblical stories of night-time and sleep Author: Rachel Turner Useful for: parents of children age 0-10ish looking for Bible stories and activities to explore God and nighttime. Best bit: brilliantly re-told Bible stories and succinctly written ideas to help children in their relationship with God. Worst bit: no pictures […]

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Review: God’s Story for Under 5s

Title: God’s Story for Under 5s – 36 Bible-based sessions for midweek and Sunday groups.  Author: Becky May Useful for: groups leaders and parents of under 5s wanting to share Bible stories with their children in a developmentally appropriate, play-based approach Best bit: loads of stories, and multiple ways to playfully explore each story in a meaningful way, plus short […]

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The Garden the curtain and the cross

Title: The Garden The Curtain and the Cross – the true story of why Jesus died and rose again  Author: Carl Laferton (illustrated by Catalina Echeverri) Useful for: parents of children 4-8ish wanting to share the reason Jesus died and came alive again Best bit: stunning, colour-filled artwork, not too many words on each page, strong, simple, theological explanation of why Jesus […]

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Review: Bake through the Bible

Title: Bake through the Bible – 20 cooking activities to explore Bible truths with your child Author: Susie Bentley-Taylor and Bekah Moore Useful for: parents and group leaders for children 3-10ish looking for fun, tasty, cooking activities to share Bible stories Best bit: lots of interesting, fun and tasty recipes, good mix of Bible stories, nice book – strong design and high quality paper […]

Easter books

Easter books for Under 5s: babies, toddlers and preschoolers

Easter is a harder story to tell than the Christmas story, but really vital as it is central to our faith. There’s so much detail, so many layers of meaning and relevance, it’s sometimes hard to know what to leave in and what to leave out. For under 5s, it’s important to remember where they are at developmentally, […]