The First Two Bible Verses for Kids to Memorize

Written by Robert Schmitt, Author of Bible Gems to Remember Illustrated Bible and Bible Gems to Remember Devotions for Kids When it comes to helping your kids begin to memorize Scripture, there are many places you could start. John 3:16 is a great verse for every Christian to commit to memory. But I want to suggest two other verses for young children, for a couple of reasons. First, like John 3:16, these two verses are central to the Bible’s teaching. And second, to grab ahold of the principles in these...
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We Don’t Want to Alarm You, but We Kinda Do…

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”–Proverbs 22:6 Depending on where you are located, summer break is either here or right around the corner. While we may be excited about outdoor living, family vacation, and road trips, we want to remind you of the importance of making sure our kiddos don’t lose what they’ve learned during the school year.   WHY SUMMER READING IS IMPORTANT  Since our little ones have been entrusted to us by the Lord,...
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10 Tips to Help Beginning Readers Get Ready for Kindergarten

Raise your hand if you have a little one entering preschool or kindergarten in the upcoming school year. Now raise your hand if you’re just a little concerned that they may not be ready.  That’s a lot of hands! Rest assured, this feeling of concern is completely normal. You want the best for your kid and guess what: we do too. The good news? If you have created a culture of reading in your household, you have already taken critical steps by laying a reading foundation. This reading foundation grows incrementally. Reading aloud to your little one helps with memory and familiarizes children with...
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