COVID-19 & Anxiety Resources
This article includes a COVID-19 infographic, tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids, and very practical worksheet to help talk with your kids about worries.
With all of the changes and stresses around us right now, many kids are or may begin experiencing stress and anxiety that they never have before. Some kids may be able to communicate that they are worried while others aren’t. The resources above can help you talk to your kids about what they are feeling and hopefully help you guide them through this unsettling time.
Easter is coming up! Please join us in getting excited and preparing our hearts in celebrating the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. Below are suggestions for Easter resources to use with your family. We hope these are helpful to you as you seek Christ with your kids.
This sweet board book helps children become familiar with the events in the last week of Jesus’ life. It also introduces many emotions that were experienced during Holy Week and helps them to understand that emotions are created by God. For kids ages 2-5.
This book walks families through the story of the gospel, from creation to the return of Christ, helping kids see that God had a plan from the very beginning. Easter is all about the gospel which makes this book a wonderful addition to your book collection. It includes Scripture on every page and conversation starters in the back. Good for kids ages 2-8.
This is another great book explaining the story of the gospel, specifically showing how our sin separates us from God and how Jesus provides our way back to him. It is thought-provoking and engaging for kids and adults alike. Recommended for kids 4 and up.
This family devotional guides families through eight aspects of Lent during the 40 days that lead up to Easter. These aspects include forgiveness, hope, trust, thanksgiving, love, commitment, obedience, and Jesus’ last days. Each devotion contains a short reading, a bible passage, and family discussion questions. This is a great devotional book for families with kids ages 4 and up.
This chapter book is a beautifully illustrated, imaginative retelling of the Bible’s core message of Christ’s victory over Satan, sin, and death. The Biggest Story helps kids to see how the Bible is all connected, from the garden of Eden to Christ’s death on the cross to the new heaven and new earth. The chapter book is great for kids 8 and up.
Resurrection Eggs are a wonderful hands-on resource to teach kids about the resurrection of Christ. Each egg contains a miniature symbol that helps tell the story and a companion booklet explains the significance of each object. Great resource for kids ages 3 and up.