This Week in DIG, 6/26

Toddlers-How Peter Served Jesus

This month the toddlers are exploring stories of Peter’s ministry from Acts.  Some possible activities:

*Reread stories about Peter the apostle.  Stories of his earlier life are in Jesus Storybook Bible, or Jesus Calling Bible.

*Retell the story of Peter healing the leper from Acts in your own words.  Use your child’s toys to be different characters in the story and have them help you retell the story with the figurines.

Preschool-The Sower, Matthew 13

Preschoolers are spending June and July exploring Parables.

*I wonder why the seeds didn’t grow among the rocks and the thorns?

*I wonder what the seeds might really be?

*I wonder how the sower feels when the seeds grow?

Even if you don’t have a preschooler, summer is great time to dive into a thematic Bible study as a family, so join us!  Here are some resources to use while exploring Jesus’ parables:

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Favorite Parables from the Bible by Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen

This book retells many of Jesus’ parables, and children will find the illustrations very humorous.  We are using this book in the preschool classes to retell the weekly lessons.

http://www.christianbook.com/favorite-parables-bible-stories-jesus-told/nick-butterworth/9780310724322/pd/724322

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Rain for Roots: The Kingdom of Heaven is like this

http://rainforroots.bandcamp.com/album/the-kingdom-of-heaven-is-like-this

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