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pilgrims progress for children

Review: Dangerous Journey

Title: Dangerous Journey – The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress By: John Bunyan’s words selected by Oliver Hunkin, illustrated by Alan Parry Price:Hardback: £12.99 Published by and available from: Lion Good for: children age 7+ up to younger teens, plus adults wanting an abridged version (me!) Best bit: Cleverly edited words from the original story written by […]

mountains trembled like lambs

Exploring the Bible together experiment week #2

This is the second post about an experiment in intergenerational Bible study. After last week, I asked both families in our ‘group’ (mine and one other), to have a chat about how it went, if they liked it and if they’d like to do it again. The consensus was ‘yes’, so we applied our learning […]

tinybook

Making and using mini-books in your faith at home

I might be a little addicted to making mini books! They are so cute and so quick and very satisfying to make. Saying that, if I were looking to make one for each child in a group of ten or more, I would definitely call in some help! I have two main ways I like […]

deborah and jael

Review: Deborah and Jael

Title: Deborah and Jael Author: Lucy Rycroft Illustrator: Beth Aulton Price: £6.99 Published by and available from: The Hope-filled Family Good for: anyone with children age 3-10 years old Best bit: lovely rhyming story-portrait of two Bible women, lovely pictures too Worst bit: occasionally the rhyme feels a little forced, but my children didn’t notice, […]

Glorious Impossible

Christmas art meditation using The Glorious Impossible

I love this book! It’s the Christmas and Easter stories told by the eloquent Madeleine L’Engle illustrated with frescoes from the Scrovegni Chapel by Giotto. You can see my review of the book here, but this post is about how I’ve used the pictures and story in this book to meditate on the Christmas story […]