For anyone using our Jesus Curriculum for ages 8 to 11, you may have discovered that the crossword puzzle activity in Quarter 3, page 81, had typographical errors. We apologize for our error. We are happy to announce that this issue has been corrected and the new file is uploaded to our print-on-demand platform. If […]
With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have begun receiving requests to use Karyn Henley’s songs in childrens’ ministry programs streamed on social media. Karyn and I understand that churches, daycares and play groups are concerned about maintaining their connections with their children, and we want to do what we can to help. But […]
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My First Hymnal was compiled in 1994 by Karyn Henley, Dennas Davis and Randall Dennis, and sold as a book and a companion CD. Sadly, it is now out of print. But the audio recordings live on via Spotify. Sign up for your free Spotify account here. Enjoy!
“I kept six honest serving-men (They taught me all I know);Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.”– Rudyard Kipling – As we teach morals, it’s best to tell children reasons for why the behavior or attitude is a poor moral choice or a wise one. When I was […]
“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.” – Elbert Hubbard – When I was taking classes for a Master’s Degree in writing, I was mentored each semester by a different award-winning author. Each one coached me on my writing and critiqued my manuscripts. One semester, my […]
“Sow a thought and you reap an act; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade – In his book The Road to Character, David Brooks wrote, “You become more disciplined, considerate, and loving through a […]
“It’s not easy to learn to whistleif there’s no one to show you how.”– Janusz Korczak, King Matt the First – Remember that important milestone in moral development called perspective-taking? It enables us to see from another person’s point of view, to understand that they are afraid or frustrated or overjoyed or worried. Perspective-taking is […]
“If a thing is right, it can be done, and if it is wrong, it can be done without; and a good man will find a way.” – Anna Sewell, Black Beauty – Most new parents have never taken child development courses, and many have never spent much time with children. Sunday school teachers are […]
“Children will not learn to accept and tolerate differences in others if they have not experienced acceptance and tolerance for their differences.” – Clyde W. Ford, We Can All Get Along If you’re a trained teacher or enjoy being around children, then you probably already respect them. But plenty of people become parents or volunteer […]