Kids Devotions

5 Easy Ways to Add Scripture to Your Child’s Day

Teach your children (toddlers, preschoolers and elementary age) the Word and truths of God according to the Bible using these five simple and effective ideas!  As a small child, I lived in a house at the top of a hill in the country, outside a tiny rural town in North Dakota. I have so many fun photos […] Read more…

How to Structure Quiet Time for Older Kids

When I had two children, I was guaranteed a naptime break every day. Fast-forward a few years and naptime is still in place for the 4 and 2 year olds, but my older son and daughter (10 and 7) don’t need that kind of sleep during the day. I do still need a break in the […] Read more…

These 10 Bible verses are perfect for toddlers to memorize, helping them hide God's Word in their hearts! They learn so quickly and love committing Scripture to memory!

10 Bible Verses to Teach Your Toddler

These 10 Scripture verses are perfect for teaching to toddlers. It will help your little ones understand God’s Word and His love for them too! Every time our two year old goes to her Tiny Tots Sunday school class, the teacher passes around the Bible and asks the kids if they want to put their […] Read more…

Hidden in My Heart Scripture Lullabies Album Giveaway!

Our family was introduced to the Scripture Lullabies albums about three years ago. We love having our children listen to Scripture set to music, but sometimes I found that Bible songs for kids weren’t very well-done musically.  Hidden in My Heart: Scripture Lullabies combines very peaceful, classical melodies with vocals that are SO enjoyable to […] Read more…

4 Best Children’s Bible Storybooks

When it comes to children’s Bible storybooks, we are very fussy around here. Of course we read straight from the Bible for family devotions (find tips on how to start devotions with your family in this post and also 7 ways to begin teaching the Bible in your home), but we also recognize the value of […] Read more…

Learn about Advent with Truth in the Tinsel (an Invitation for the Crafty and Not-so-Crafty Mom)

I’m the first to admit that Pinterest has become a slight addiction for me, even though I’m pretty sure I’m pronouncing it incorrectly (Pin-interest, Pin-trehst? After 6 years this should be obvious to me). There are days when I completely ignore it, but then on some random Saturday afternoon I go crazy pinning DIY ideas, kids […] Read more…

Our Favorite Scripture Music for Kids

I was thinking the other night that I can’t believe I’ve blogged for four years without sharing with you our favorite Scripture memory music albums for kids! I really think putting Bible verses to music is the best way to learn them and help them stay in your heart and mind. Think about how many […] Read more…

15 Bible Verses to pray over your kids this school year

15 Bible Verses to Pray Over Your Kids This School Year

Why is it so critical to pray for our children when they start a new school year? You might think the obvious answer might be, “because of all those influences at school.” But really, there’s so much more to praying for our kids’ school year than the peer pressure they encounter. Three Important Reasons We […] Read more…

teach your child how to pray

5 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Pray

“Dear Jesus, um…..” If your child’s prayers seem to often begin that way, you’re not alone! Although my kids can quickly rattle off the latest Minecraft building ideas and go on for hours several minutes about the plot of a funny movie, praying to God doesn’t always come as easily. Perhaps it’s the fear of saying the wrong thing or […] Read more…

15 Bible Verses to Teach Your Kids About Advent

15 Bible Verses to Teach Your Children About Advent

Do you celebrate Advent? If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you’ve probably seen a ton of pins about what seems at first glance to be a secular tradition. But there is much more to Advent than DIY calendars and Santa Lego cities! For hundreds of years, beginning four Sundays before Christmas and through Christmas Eve, […] Read more…

25 Bible Based Christmas Gifts for kids ages 4-8!

25 Bible Based Christmas Gifts for Kids Ages 4-8

Looking for Christian Christmas gifts for your kids? Here’s a great list of Bible-based gift ideas that are meaningful, don’t break the bank and don’t create lots of extra clutter! Here are some of our favorite things, 25 ideas from DIY stocking stuffers to board games and Scripture music that will help your children grow in […] Read more…

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