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Explorer's Bible Study Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!

The 30 lessons in "And It Was Good!" will give your 2-5 year olds an overview some of the most well-known Old Testament lessons. Daily readings are accompanied by some "key points" and a key verse, and followed by 6 to 10 questions that reinforce the lesson. Memory verses, word definitions, prayer thoughts, and hymn sections are also included. Beginnings is designed to parallel Beginnings II for primary grade children, enabling families to study God's Word together. 301 pages, softcover with wire spiral-binding.
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Review 1 for Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!
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Date:January 4, 2010
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Kari
We love this book! Although I was tempted to just skip the old testament book and go straight to the new testament book, I am very glad that we did start with the old testament. This is a great series. It covers countless bible stores. Bible stories we don't always pay attention to or teach our children. It works very diligently through the bible. We are half way through the book and are loving it. I can't believe how much I have learnen, myself! This book puts bible stories into easy to read to small children (my daughter was in her 4 1/2 - 5 year old year). After you read the story, it has a short prayer, questions, reviews a memory verse, and then has a song or something else extra. The songs are great - although, I very highly recommend that you purchase the cd "My First Hymnal." It will make the songs enjoyable. We use the songs as a break between bible and reading, and then again between reading and math. I downloaded the cd off of amazon.com for a reasonable price. This is a great tool to teach young children about the old testament. It reviews the important facts and embraces children's love for the Lord. We are looking forward to beginning 1st grade curriculum next year and continuing with this series - we will do the new testament for little listeners for her 1st grade curriculum. Highly recommend this!
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Review 2 for Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!
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Date:February 3, 2009
I give this book two stars for the effort obviously put into writing and publishing it. It's spiral-bound and easy to use. It did not work for us because it felt too much like I was indoctrinating a little robot, rather than using God's Word to reach the heart of my little one. You read a segment, then ask the child (way too many) questions. This is not how I want to teach my kindergartener about the Bible. Thankfully while browsing this site I found a program called "Bible Study Guide for All Ages"...what a Godsend!
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Review 3 for Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!
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Date:January 25, 2009
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Erinn Klatt
This is a great book! I read it to my 5 and 2 year old boys and its a great way to talk about God and the bible to children. Its interactive - my 5 year old is enraptured and answers questions, recites the bible versus, sings the songs and wants to continue with another lesson as soon as we finish. I save the lesson for the next day, but the excitement is wonderful! My two year old can also understand the simple wording and ideas and answer questions also. They both love the hymns that are included and we are ordering the cd as they want to hear and sing them over and over.
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Review 4 for Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!
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Date:January 17, 2008
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Barbara Corrao
Good study material for my very young grandchildren. I wasn't sure how to get started with them, but this book gave me all the guidance I needed.
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Review 5 for Bible Beginnings: And It Was Good!
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Date:May 20, 2002
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Maureen Messier-Kellis
I love this workbook! It is a great tool for homeschoolers or parents who want to supplement pubic school curriculum. Using this workbook (there's a New Testament version,too), along with Karen Henley's <i>My First Hymnal</i> (as suggested) gives your child a multisensory experience while turning your kids into little Bible experts. There's not alot of cutesy stuff here. One of the best things about this series is that you can use the appropriate workbook (preK-high school) for each child and have them all more or less on the same page. This makes for excellent family devotions or review, as each child can ask appropriate questions, meaningfully participate in an intergererational exchange, and integrate this into their learning experience. The lessons not only teach the Bible to kids, but also help them incorporate the lessons into the way they live out their life. Explorers also has adult Bible study workbooks.
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