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What Bible would you recommend for young children?

From time to time, I get asked this question: Which Bible would you recommend for young children? It’s quite a personal thing, so I’d recommend getting a variety of Bibles, as this helps children to experience the Bible in different ways, through different lenses. Every Bible translation comes with the bias and assumptions made by […]


10 ways to use the Sticker Advent Calendar

The GodVenture Sticker Advent Calendar is the only one which using stickers to tell the Christmas story. With it’s 40 stickers and Christmas storybook, it’s a fabulous product which you could use in any way which works for you. Here’s ten ideas: Basic one first: Daily, weekly or ad hoc, add a sticker each day […]

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Review: Corrie ten Boom – The Courageous Woman and The Secret Room

Title: Corrie ten Boom – the courageous woman and the secret room From the Do Great Things for God series Author: Laura Caputo-Wickham Illustrator: Isabel Munoz Price: RRP £6.99 but available for £5.94 from The Good Book Company Good for: children age 3-7 years old Best bit: a short, simple version of Corrie’s story, a good […]

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Dip Your Apples in the Honey

Dip some juicy apples in honey to celebrate New Year! Yep, in the Bible (as with northern hemisphere school), New Year is in Autumn. There’s actually three Bible festivals in Autumn, and Rosh Hashana (Hebrew for Head of the Year) is the first. In our home, we don’t do massive things for these, but I […]

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Doing nothing is good

As the summer holidays continue, I’m contemplating the best way to help my children give me a few minutes off! I love spending time with them, but sometimes my head just needs to have a moment free from their constant … ahem … chatter! Recently I’ve been taking a 15-minute break on my own after […]

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Review: Whistlestop Tales

Title: Whistlestop Tales: Around the Bible with 10 extraordinary children Author: Krish and Miriam Kandiah Illustrator: Andy Gray Published by: Hodder Faith Price: RRP £12.99 Good for: Families with children age 5-13, who enjoy humour and bible stories re-told from different perspectives Best bit: My personal favourite was The Tale of the Girl who Didn’t Feel Well – the […]