When you're doing your
Be sure to include CHRISTian
Store such as Mardel's.
They almost always have
CHRISTian toys and games
and activites that help keep
your child focused on CHRIST!
Just look at this adorable
It includes 6 puzzles and it was
It's actually 3 two-sided puzzles
that are sturdy and well made.
And they tell the CHRISTmas
story in pictures,
giving you a way of
opening conversation with your
child as you assemble the puzzles
The first puzzle is very easy
and it get progressively harder.
But look - there is the angel
coming to Mary to tell her
she has found favor with God
and will soon bear His son!
And on the other side - with a different
color of border - there is Mary and Joseph
making their journey to Bethlehem.
And here they are being turned away
at the inn. Children often don't know
what an in is - but are familiar with
a hotel. What would you do if you were
on a trip and there were no
hotel rooms available?
Here the angels give the shepherds
a heads up - so they can
make their way to the stable.
Brilyn is really good at puzzles.
Or at least, the easy puzzles.
She had to have a little more
help with the harder ones.
And here is the king telling his
men to go find the baby.
And finally - we have the manger scene!
This story is THE STORY
children should most associate
Tell it..... look for different ways
to tell it... but make it real
to your little ones!