Dig into your bin of LEGO ® bricks and start Building Faith Brick by Brick! Children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade engage the Bible and use their imaginations by creating the stories with these ubiquitous and immensely popular building bricks. Fifty-four lessons (30 OT & 24 NT) guide teachers from prayerful preparation, introducing and telling the bible story, asking 'Building Questions' and suggesting 'Blueprints' when kids need suggestions before building. Snack suggestions are also included! Bible story Scripture references are provided, so you may use the translation or age-appropriate version of your choice. This non-dated children's curriculum is ideal for Sunday school, mid-week services, VBS and multi-generational gatherings. 127 pages, 8.5" x 11".
Building Faith Brick by Brick offers a culturally relevant, hands-on way to explore faith stories with a broad range of ages. It grew out of one congregation s realization that there was a large group of first-grade boys who needed to engage in a new way of interacting with the biblical story. Knowing how much Lego(r) bricks continue to be popular with children, the author dug deep into the well of creativity and an enormous bin of little plastic building bricks to meld together a new way of teaching the stories of God. This book offers the methodology as well as 30 Old Testament and 24 New Testament stories with lesson plans. Can be used in all settings and gatherings Includes take-home sheets for family study and conversation Engages children with multiple learning styles and a familiar medium "
Emily Given is the director of children and family ministry at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Dallas, Texas. She has a deep love for sharing the story of God with Gods youngest people in as many different ways as possible and has worked on both the congregational and diocesan levels for over fifteen years. She lives in Dallas, Texas.
Emily Slichter Given is the director of children and family ministry at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Dallas, Texas. She has a deep love for sharing the story of God with Gods youngest peoplein as many different ways as possibleand has worked on both the congregational and diocesan levels for over fifteen years. She lives in Dallas, Texas.