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Standard Publishing’s curriculum and resources are now part of the David C Cook family!

Start kids on a journey of faith that lasts a lifetime with HeartShaper - a fully resourced, dated Sunday school curriculum for toddlers through preteens that is also special needs friendly. This Bible-centered classroom-based quarterly curriculum helps kids build a relationship with God and takes children through the Bible five times before sixth grade. Fun, focused Sunday school lessons include activity options, integrated Bible skills, fun student pages, visuals, enhanced CDs, take-homes, online helps, and much more. Uses the NIV translation for Grades 1 - 6.

HeartShaper Overview

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Features

HeartShaper is Special Needs Friendly
  • Full color interactive visuals with contemporary artwork by nationally accomplished designers.
  • Customizable lessons through editable Word documents.
  • CD with audio tracks and printable files for additional activities, Bible Memory, teacher helps, and more.
  • Free online helps: Quarterly Special Needs Newsletter (15 pages) to train teachers and help them adapt lesson activities. Teacher Training videos and articles. Weekly Faith & Family and quarterly Family connections parent's newsletters. Holiday Helps seasonal craft activities. Plus, leading a child to Christ full color brochure, puppet patterns and more.
  • Bilingual English & Spanish Teaching Pictures for Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten, and Early Elementary.

Distinctives

Bible Translation:
- ICB for Preschool and Pre-K & Kindergarten.
- NIV for Early Elementary,Middle Elementary, and Preteen.
- KJV resources for all ages, including memory verse print-outs and family letters, are on the CD-ROM in each Teacher's Convenience Kit.
Format: Classroom
Time frame: 60 minutes. (Toddlers, Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten include a 2nd hour of related lesson material.)
Ages: Toddlers & 2s through Preteen/Grade 6.
Scope & Sequence: 2 years. (Toddlers & 2s is one year)

Preview curriculum samples below and download the PDF files for your perusal.

Download Sample Lessons & Scope & Sequences

How It Works

Preschool and Pre-K & Kindergarten

  1. Getting Started: Activities that help children experience and explore an introduction to the lesson. (10-15 Minutes)
  2. Bible Discovery: Kids learn the Bible story through Sing & Pray, Bible Time, Bible Review and Bible Memory. (20-25 Minutes)
  3. Grow & Go: Hands on activities helping children apply what they've learned to their own lives. (25 - 30 Minutes)

Early Elementary, Middle Elementary, & Preteen

  1. Focus In: Activities that help children experience and explore an introduction to the lesson. (10 Minutes)
  2. Explore His Word: Children explore the Bible lesson, engage in a Bible Review Activity, and participate in Bible Memory & Bible Skill Building activities. (25 Minutes)
  3. Make It Real: Life application activities that employ different learning styles. (15 Minutes)
  4. Live It Out: A creative or craft activity that serves as a reminder at home during the week to reinforce the lesson. (10 Minutes)
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Essential Resources

HeartShaper Teacher Convenience Kits

The Teachers Convenience Kits are a great value - just add student activities pages and take-home pages to complete classroom needs.

Available for each age-level, the kits include:
- 1 Teacher Book
- 1 Teaching Resources multi-sensory teaching tools (including full color posters and other teaching visuals and an enhanced CD-ROM with music, printable files, and more)
- 1 sample student in-class activity book
- 1 set of student take-home papers

Missions & More

  1. Mission Kit 2: Tales of the Ones He Won't Let Go
    Mission Kit 2: Tales of the Ones He Won't Let Go
    Standard Publishing VBS / 2014 / Other
    $34.99 Retail: $49.99 Save 30% ($15.00)
  2. Kids Serving Kids Mission Kit 1: Tales of the Not Forgotten
    Kids Serving Kids Mission Kit 1: Tales of the Not Forgotten
    Standard Publishing / 2013 / Other
    $34.99 Retail: $49.99 Save 30% ($15.00)
    Video
  3. Tales of the Not Forgotten Leader's Guide
    Tales of the Not Forgotten Leader's Guide
    Beth Guckenberger
    Standard Publishing / 2012 / Compact disc
    $6.29 Retail: $7.99 Save 21% ($1.70)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  4. 13 Very Cool Stories and Why Jesus Told Them
    13 Very Cool Stories and Why Jesus Told Them
    Mikal Keefer
    Standard Publishing / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews

More Teacher Resources

  1. Teaching with Heart: A Guide to Cherishing and Challenging Children in the Christian Classroom
    Teaching with Heart: A Guide to Cherishing and Challenging Children in the Christian Classroom
    Jody Capehart
    Standard Publishing / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 30% ($7.00)
  2. God Loves Me Coloring Pages (ages 0-2)
    God Loves Me Coloring Pages (ages 0-2)
    Standard Publishing / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    1 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  3. Thru-the-Bible Coloring Pages, Ages 3-6
    Thru-the-Bible Coloring Pages, Ages 3-6
    Standard Publishing / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 35% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  4. Bible Stories to Color & Tell (Ages 3-6)
    Bible Stories to Color & Tell (Ages 3-6)
    Standard Publishing / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews

Route 52 Series

  1. Grow Up in Christ: 52 Bible Lessons from the New Testament for Ages 8-12
    Grow Up in Christ: 52 Bible Lessons from the New Testament for Ages 8-12
    Route 52
    Standard Publishing / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $21.49 Retail: $32.99 Save 35% ($11.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  2. Follow the Bible: 52 Bible Lessons for Beginning Readers Ages 6-8 (Route 52 Series)
    Follow the Bible: 52 Bible Lessons for Beginning Readers Ages 6-8 (Route 52 Series)
    Standard Publishing / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $32.99 Save 33% ($11.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  3. Study Jesus' Teaching: 52 Bible Lessons From the Gospels for Ages 8-12
    Study Jesus' Teaching: 52 Bible Lessons From the Gospels for Ages 8-12
    Standard Publishing / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $32.99 Save 33% ($11.00)
  4. Explore Bible People: 52 Bible Lessons for Ages 4-6
    Explore Bible People: 52 Bible Lessons for Ages 4-6
    Kathy Downs
    Standard Publishing / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $32.99 Save 33% ($11.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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