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Fire up children’s imaginations and you’ll stoke their spirits as well. That’s the idea behind the NIrV Kids’ Devotional Bible—created especially for young readers. The short sentences and easy words of the complete NIrV text make it a Bible kids can read themselves. Engaging questions, eyecatching illustrations, a year’s worth of devotions, a new feature designed to get kids deeper into the Word, and a dictionary make this a Bible they’ll want to read and apply to their lives. Will God ever stop loving you? How do you show respect to older people? Are animals and plants special? The NIrV Kids’ Devotional Biblehelps kids learn simple, important lessons about their world—and gives them a stepping-stone to today's most widely read translation, the NIV. Recommended for ages 6 to 9.
- New feature "Theme Summary" is in 40 books of the Bible, and will help children apply the theme to their own lives
- Updated artwork
- Updated daily and weekend devotions
- Presentation page
- 9 Point text in dark blue
- Two-column format
- Subject Guide
Number of Pages: 1649
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.75 X 6.0 X 1.75 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Text Layout: Double Column
Text Size: 9-10 Point
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Get into Gods Word every day! A years worth of devotions written for kids ages 6-10 Completely updated with a new fun design New features that encourages Bible study A Bible kids can read themselves New International Readers Version, The NIV for kids! Help your children develop a good habit theyll want to keep. With all new eye-catching illustrations and design, The Kids Devotional Bible makes Bible reading fun! Updated and expanded features include: Short weekday devotions that help young readers apply Bible lessons for a full year 52 weekend devotions that teach kids about Gods creation through fun activities like visiting the zoo and gazing at the stars New Got It feature that encourages kids to find answers to Bible trivia themselves Book introductions that give helpful information about each book of the Bible A dictionary to look up words they want to know more about The complete NIrV text, which uses shorter sentences and easier words. Kids can read this Bible on their own! Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding your souls.
MicheleNorwood, COAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This product was perfect for my seven year oldApril 20, 2012MicheleNorwood, COAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My son likes his new Bible because he can read it himself
bowzerPeoria, ILAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Perfect reading level for my 7 yr old. Nice bibleJuly 20, 2011bowzerPeoria, ILAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought this for my son for his 7th birthday. It is a very nice bible and very appropriate reading level for him. Written age appropriate to help him understand and keeps him interested with the pictures and reading level.
Lindsey Whitney5 Stars Out Of 5Great Bible for Elementary Kids!May 13, 2011Lindsey WhitneyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5There's been a big push in our kids programs lately to get kids to bring and use their Bible at church (we've even started a Got Bible competition!). However, we don't want to stop there. We want kids to begin to form a habit of daily Bible reading at home as well. In order to do that, they need a Bible they can connect with and easily understand. As a result, we're constantly on a search for age-appropriate Bibles to recommend for parents.
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**Introductions to books are short and easy. They usually tell the author of the book and some of the major stories. Just enough to give kids a bit of background without bogging them down.
**Daily Devotionals: Obviously, this was one of the big features in this Bible. I like that each day has its own devotional, and kids have a place to check off when they have read/completed that day's reading and thinking. Usually there's some kind of personal reflection included in the devotional and sometimes a follow-up action.
**The Pictures: The graphics in this Bible are appealing to elementary kids and maybe even a bit older. They are somewhat realistic and somewhat cartoony - a perfect mix for kids. Most of the graphics are pictures of other kids (a pretty diverse bunch at that). It would have been nice to see a few illustrations of the Bible stories along the way as well. The length of the devotionals is just about perfect, especially when you consider the time it will take the kids to read the Scripture passage as well.
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Got It! Section: At the end of some of the books is a Got It! Section that highlights an important theme in the book such as staying away from the occult, trusting in God when life doesn't make sense, and repentance. It's a good way to cement in some crucial theology in a quick, concise way.
**Real Life Stuff: Some of the devotionals deal with some hard-hitting stuff such as abuse in the family, evil in the world, evangelism and persecution. It's presented in an age-appropriate way and seems like and effective way for kids to start thinking seriously about the role of God in their lives. It also gives comfort and advice in hard to manage situations.
**Cool Bible Tools: Of course, after our latest unit, I'm a pretty big sucker for Cool Bible Tools and this Bible has plenty of them! They include: the Dictionary, Subject Guide (with page references to corresponding devotionals), and a place to take notes at the end. Kids seem to love those Bible maps, so it would have been nice to see a few of those thrown in, but its certainly not worth complaining about.
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