Parable Fun For Little Ones
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About "Parable Fun For Little Ones"
This title features easy pick-and-mix formula with a range of imaginative and fun-filled activities. It is ideal for very young children in preschool classes, creches or church groups. It includes ten popular parables retold as simple rhyming poems with easy-to-remember actions. It features parable themes explored through a wealth of innovative teaching ideas with photocopy permission where appropriate. All material are developed and field-tested with under-fives. This title is aimed at church-based children's workers and clergy working with the under-fives and their families, Playschool leaders, Christian parent/carer and toddler group leaders, and, foundation teachers working with preschool nursery groups. "Parable Fun for Little Ones" is a flexible fun-filled exploration of Jesus' parables for use with preschoolers. The book contains a wealth of teaching ideas, including stories (and methods for telling them), songs and finger rhymes, crafts and games, role play, snack ideas, prayer activities, Bible verses with actions and, for continuity, family fun activities to do at home. The material is both relational and playful in approach and encourages the fundamental relationships children have with their primary carers (at home), other carers (away from home) and their peers.
Meet the Author
Renita Boyle has been described as 'a remarkable storyteller who can keep young audiences spellbound and older listeners thinking'. She is a member of the Scottish Storytelling Forum and is listed among the professional storytellers in the Scottish Storytelling directory. She is an experienced children's worker and has a BA(Hons) in Theology. Her published works include Parachute Fun for Everyone (Barnabas 2011), Parable Fun for Little Ones (Barnabas 2007) and Understanding Compassion (BRF 2004).