The Psalms describe a whole range of emotions, from joy and wonder to sadness and regret. This collection of Psalms, paraphrased for young readers, uses simple yet powerful imagery to help children express their feelings.
Kindergarten-Grade 3—Each psalm expresses feelings familiar to children: fear and uncertainty, comfort and contentment, amazement and gratitude. The sacred songs, paraphrased in simple, child-friendly language, celebrate the beautiful world, which is protected by God's all-encompassing love, and provide a sense of reassurance. Psalm 23 reads, "God is my shepherd./He leads me in the right/direction. And even if I have to/walk in a dark place,/I am not scared./I know nothing will hurt me/if I walk with God!" Organized in numerical order, the selections are printed in a large, readable font. The book ends on a joyous note with Psalm 150, "Hallelujah!" On each spread, the verse faces a full-page illustration. The magical paintings feature exotic settings, bold outlines, and rich hues. They are filled with images of children and the natural world. The final psalm is accompanied by a picture of three children dancing and playing musical instruments under a golden sky, which adeptly mirrors the celebratory tone of the collection.—Linda L. Walkins, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Brighton, MA
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Hardboard plaque features a unique shape, printed facing and a pretty satin ribbon for hanging. USA-made; facing printed and plaque assembled at Abbey Press. Also includes keyhole hanger on back. 11 1/8" x 7 1/2".
Text: I Am God's Princess, and Jesus is my King. I give Him my obedience, my heart, my everything. When I follow Jesus and show love to everyone, I win a crown in heaven and help make His kingdom come
Colorful print features a fun design and text. Framed under glass in white wood.
11" x 14"
Text: Ten Commandments for Kids 1. Thank God for each new day. 2. Be thoughtful and kind in what you say and do. 3. Share your things cheerfully. 4. Help family members without being asked. 5. Take care of all living things: people, animals and plants. 6. Be true to what is really important. 7. Treat other people's things as if they were your own. 8. Always tell the truth and be honest. 9. Be happy for your friends when good things happen to them. 10. Show God your love by loving others...
Prepare your young children for Christmas by reading aloud these delightful and inspiring stories. Familiar customs such as the Advent wreath and the Christmas tree, as well as traditions from other parts of the world, are woven into charming stories with colorful illustrations. Included are stories from the Bible related to the birth of Christ, along with tales of children learning the true meaning of Christmas.
Ages 3 to 7 years
Sophie de Mullenheim