Bible Resources for Kids

As Christians, we don't think there's anything more important to study than God's Word. We certainly don't think you need to wait till your kids are "old enough to 'get it'" to start teaching them about the Bible and its message. To that end, we've assembled a pretty thorough collection of resources to help you help them become familiar with the Good Book.

Many of these are Bible stories and story Bibles (not the same thing), offering an overview of some of the more famous narratives within the overall biblical narrative. A lot of them are illustrated, and some of the better ones offer commentary or relate the stories to the most important story of all: the coming of Messiah, Jesus Christ, and His work on earth, death, and triumphant resurrection (The Jesus Storybook Bible does a particularly good job).

The Hide 'Em In Your Heart CDs by Steve Green offer catchy (and surprisingly non-obnoxious) kiddie tunes designed to aid Scripture memorization, a goal they seem to have obtained as evidenced by some of us still singing the songs word-for-word twenty years later. Memorizing Bible verses and passages is a good next step after introducing the stories as it helps further cement the content in kids' minds.

Devotionals often incorporate stories, memorization, and commentary for the family to participate in together. One of our favorites is Starr Meade's Training Hearts, Teaching Minds which offers 107 weekly family devotions based on the questions of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Long Story Short introduces important doctrines through the narrative of the Old Testament (a projected New Testament volume is in the works).

Things like the Tabernacle Model  help kids visualize important elements of the biblical story, while providing hands-on activity for antsy children. A plethora of map books and reference guides help fill in the picture of life in Bible times and places, so that kids get a sense of the cultural context of Scripture and how that affected the writers of both Testaments.

Of course, the whole goal of Bible instrution is greater understanding of the Gospel and increased knowledge of God Himself, His character, and His hand in human history. Just amassing facts is fairly pointless; you must be intentional about your kids' religious education. The Victor Journey Through the Bible is an excellent resource, but only if it's used to deepen your kids' relationship with Christ, not simply as a way to win trivia games.

Some of what we offer reflects our Reformed perspective; most of it is broadly Christian, reflecting the tenets of the historic faith with no specific denominational background or bias. We hope you'll carefully consider which materials are best for your family, and implement them regularly and prayerfully with the intention of raising your children in the fear and admonition of the Lord.

Review by C. Hollis Crossman
C. Hollis Crossman used to be a child. Now he is a husband and father, teaches adult Sunday school in his Presbyterian congregation, and likes weird stuff. He might be a mythical creature, but he's definitely not a centaur.Read more of his reviews here.

 

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101 Favorite Stories from the Bible
by Ura Miller
from New Leaf Press
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$12.74
3 in 1
by Joanne Marxhausen
from Concordia Publishing House
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$12.99
365 Great Bible Stories
by Carine MacKenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for 3rd-6th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
44 Animals of the Bible
by Nancy Johnson
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$8.49
A is for Adam
by Ken Ham, Mally Ham
from Master Books
for 1st-2nd grade
$13.59
Action Bible
New from David C. Cook
for 2nd-6th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$19.59
Anselm of Canterbury
Christian Biographies for Young Readers
by Simonetta Carr
from Reformation Heritage Books
for 2nd-6th grade
in Church History for Kids (Location: J)
$18.00
Answers Book for Kids collection
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
Answers Book for Kids Volume 1
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$7.99
Answers Book for Kids Volume 2
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$6.79
Answers Book for Kids Volume 3
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$7.99
Answers Book for Kids Volume 4
by Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$6.79
Answers Book for Kids Volume 5
by Bodie Hodge, Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$6.79
Answers Book for Kids Volume 6
by Bodie Hodge, Ken Ham
from Master Books
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$6.79
Athanasius
Christian Biographies for Young Readers
by Simonetta Carr
from Reformation Heritage Books
for 2nd-6th grade
in Church History for Kids (Location: J)
Augustine of Hippo
Christian Biographies for Young Readers
by Simonetta Carr
from Reformation Heritage Books
for 2nd-6th grade
in Church History for Kids (Location: J)
Awesome Book of Bible Facts
by Sandy Silverthorne
from Harvest House
for 8th-12th grade
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Baker Bible Dictionary for Kids
by Daryl J. Lucas
1st edition from Popular Group
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Barber Who Wanted to Pray
by R. C. Sproul
from Crossway Books
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: O5B-PIC)
Barnabas
BibleWise Books
by Carine Mackenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool-3rd grade
in BibleTime & BibleWise Books (Location: O4E)
BBC Manual
by Gregg Johnson
for 10th-Adult
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
Beginner's Bible
by Karyn Henley, Kelly Pulley (illustrator)
from Zonderkidz
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$14.44
Bible Stories
by Mary Alice Jones
from Rand McNally
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Bible Stories
by Martin Manser
from Paragon Publishers
for 2nd-5th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Bible Stories for Children
by Arthur Cavanaugh, Geoffrey Horn
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$8.50 (1 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 1
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 10
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 2
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 3
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 5
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 6
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 7
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 8
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Bible Story - Volume 9
by Arthur Stanley Maxwell
from Pacific Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Bible Study Sampler
by John & Sarita Holzmann
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 7th-12th grade
Bible Tells Me So
by Mack Thomas
from Multnomah Books
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Bible Treasures Book 1
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for Kindergarten
in CLP Studying God's Word (Location: J)
$19.76
Bible Treasures Book 2
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for 1st grade
in CLP Studying God's Word (Location: J)
$19.76
Bible Wise Series
by Carine MacKenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
BibleTime Series
by Carine MacKenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
Big Book of Bible Crafts
by Gospel Light
from Gospel Light Publications
for Preschool-6th grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Big Book of Bible Skills
Revised from Gospel Light Publications
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Big Book of Questions & Answers
by Sinclair B. Ferguson
from Christian Focus Publications
for 1st-3rd grade
Big Book of Questions and Answers about Jesus
by Sinclair B. Ferguson
from Christian Focus Publications
for 1st-3rd grade
Big Picture Bible Time Line
by Carol Eide - compiled
from Gospel Light Publications
for Grades 1st-6th
Big Picture Story Bible
by David Helm
from Crossway Books
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$29.99
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: 4 Volume Set
by Joey Allen
from New Leaf Press
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Gospel
by Joey Allen
from New Leaf Press
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$5.99
Big Thoughts For Little Thinkers: The Mission
by Joey Allen
from New Leaf Press
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$5.99
Big Thoughts For Little Thinkers: The Scripture
by Joey Allen
from New Leaf Press
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Doctrine for Kids (Location: J)
$5.99
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