Fun Mysteries to Help Kids Navigate the Bible

Fun Mysteries to Help Kids Navigate the Bible - Parenting Like HannahOne of the great things about technology is that we have access to primary source documents and archaeological finds related to the Bible at our fingertips. Unfortunately, we also have an internet full of false teachings claiming to be true and biblical.

It’s hard enough at times to navigate all of this information in wise ways as adults. Our children may struggle even more because of their lack of life experience and Bible knowledge.

There’s a fun way to start teaching your kids how to find helpful information when they want to learn more about what God wants them to do. The ultimate goal is to make sure your kids learn to check everything they are taught by what is written in the Bible.

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Having Fun With Gardening, God and Your Kids

Having Fun With Gardening, God and Your Kids - Parenting Like HannahSpring is a wonderful time to have fun teaching your kids about God. His beautiful creation is blooming all around us. Trees and plants that looked dead, come to life with new greenery. The birds are louder as they call for mates or chirp warnings for nest builders.

Spring is also a great time to start a garden with your kids. The great news is you don’t even have to own land to garden with your children. There are a lot of great websites and books about container gardening and raising food from plants you grow in your house. (I found Indoor Edible Garden at Costco and it’s on Amazon for just a little more.)

As you plant seeds or tiny plants, care for them and wait for them to grow food, there are also lessons you can teach your kids about what God wants them to know. They don’t have to be formal lessons. Casual conversations as you plan and work often resonate better with children anyway.

So what are some of the lessons you can teach your kids while growing things?

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Family Bible Fun With Esther

Family Bible Fun With Esther - Parenting Like HannahDid you know there is a holiday that celebrates the story of the book of Esther? It’s called Purim and if you read Esther 9:20-32, you will find it’s very beginnings. Many Jews and even some Christians still celebrate Purim as a way of remembering not only the story of Esther, but also God’s goodness and protection.

Purim has always been a celebration of joy and feasting. It is also a time to share food gifts with others and to give to the poor. Today, Purim is celebrated by dressing in costumes and reenacting the story of Esther. Traditionally, those in the audience cheer whenever Mordecai and Esther are mentioned and boo when the evil Haman is named.

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5 Ways to Make It Easier to Teach Your Kids the Bible

5 Ways to Make It Easier to Teach Your Kids the Bible - Parenting Like HannahMost Christian parents probably know they should be teaching their kids about God and what He wants from them and for them. The best way to do that is from the Bible – the collection of what God wants us to know. We have made the Bible such an intimidating book though, many parents truly believe they aren’t qualified to teach the Bible to their children.

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Fun Ways to Teach Kids Godly Principles During the Holidays

Fun Ways to Teach Kids Godly Principles During the Holidays - Parenting Like HannahOne of the best things about the holidays is that your kids get time off from school and many of their activities. Bed times can be a bit later, because they can sleep in a little longer. You have more time at home together.

What does your family do with that extended family time? If you use even some of that time more intentionally, you can have fun with your kids while teaching them some important things God wants them to know.

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