Books on God & Prayer for Kids – Hear My Prayer and F is for Fireflies Review

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My kids love story time, we have always read a lot to our kids. We read a variety of books including Disney books, make-believe books, educational books, science books, animal books, and religious books that talk about God. Although all are important, it is always a delight as a mom when their favorite books are about God. I was able to review two such books that will encourage you and your kids whenever you read them.

Hear My Prayer Review

This delightful children’s book is all about prayer at a level that kids can understand. At my church, we have a Wednesday night program called Team Kid. Last week, the 3 and 4 year olds were asked to make a list of those they wanted to pray for. They were encouraged to pray for their friends. My 4 year old reminded me at prayer time last night that she was to pray for her friends. Kids, even as young as 3 and 4 get it. They understand prayer. They understand that it is good to pray for the ones they love.

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Prayer for friends

We were able to review a book on prayer for kids ages 4-7 called, Hear My Prayer. Hear My Prayer is a collection of 12 prayers written at the level of young kids ages 4-7. Personally, I feel like you could read this to your younger kids as well. However, it is written not only as a book to be read to your kids but also for young readers to read on their own. The beautiful illustrations will capture the attention of kids of all ages. I love the use of multicultural pictures throughout the book too.

picture of Prayer for all those that I love
Prayer for all those that I love
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Prayer for parents

I love the title too, “Hear” My Prayer. Even as an adult, I am amazed that the God of the universe can hear and cares to hear my prayer. How much more so is this for kids, that the creator of all things is listening to their prayers. This book puts prayers in the language that kids can understand, giving them the understanding that anyone can pray, that there are no special words that need to be said, that even children can pray to God.

Buy Hear My Prayer

You can buy Hear My Prayer on the Zonderkidz website for $9.99 for ebook or $12.99 hardcover.

F is for Fireflies – God’s Summertime Alphabet Review

This beautifully illustrated book for kids ages 4-7 will take kids on a summertime adventure with the alphabet and God’s love. Each page will work with a Letter of the Alphabet with an empahsis on God’s love and creation.

picture of C is for Castle
C is for Castle

Not only will your younger children begin to recognize their letters, but you will be instilling in them truths that will last them a lifetime. Young readers will also be able to read the book for themselves. Get lost in the beauty of God’s creation with your children while learning the Alphabet with F is for Fireflies. F Is for Fireflies – God’s Summertime Alphabet is written by Kathy-jo Wargin and illustrated by: Linda Bronson.

picture of E is for Everything God Made
E is for Everything God Made

Buy F is for Fireflies

You can buy F is for Fireflies on the Zonderkidz website for $9.99 for ebook or $15.99 in hardcover.

Win Hear My Prayer and F is for Fireflies (Cl0sed)

Updated: 10-1-11 Winner Announced: Crystal L Allen

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F is for Fireflies and Hear My Prayer

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