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Picture Books and Accounting

As we slowly emerge from winter into spring, we’re also transitioning from quite a year. As we start to see glimpses of getting back to normal, how are you doing? Are you looking back at this time in lockdown and wondering what you’ve accomplished? With so much pressure to “use this time wisely”—what, exactly, did… Read more »

A Prescription for Cabin Fever: Over 75 FREE resources to beat the boredom

Are we really one year into lockdown? How is that possible? To keep you going, we collected our favourite adventures. Swim with sharks! Go to Mars! Invent a snowflake! Turn yourself into a famous painting! Count penguins for science! Design an iceberg!… and more. Get Creative Make your own Blob Opera Check out Edwardian Dogs…. Read more »

Children’s Books to Get You Through Lockdown

The pandemic and lockdowns may be stopping us from doing many things—especially travel. But there is one wonderful thing a lockdown can’t ever stop you from doing. And that’s going on an adventure inside a book.  Here are some favourite adventures we collected to get you through lockdown. When you need to get lost in… Read more »

The Jesus Storybook Bible Lent Guide

DOWNLOAD FREE NOW (Continue to Faith Gateway for free download and some exclusive deals!) The Jesus Storybook Bible Lent Guide is back! And this year it is even better than ever. From the intro to the JSB Lent Guide: “’Lent’ is the time we remember God’s Secret Rescue Plan. And we make room for time… Read more »

Top Ten Winter Books

Here are ten (plus two!) beautiful books you can curl up and enjoy together on a cold winter’s day or night. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats The wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. Snow by Uri Shulevitz A playful depiction of a snowy… Read more »

Cream Tea with a Christmas Twist

Here’s a perfect holiday tradition to adopt for a quarantine Christmas (I might be biased being a Brit, but I hope you won’t mind because it’s very delicious). It’s the Classic British tradition of the Cream Tea. Tea Attire You can wear your pajamas or your tutu. Really anything. Although dressing up in your best… Read more »

25 Christmas Picture Books

Do you love Christmas stories as much as I do? I love a story, a feeling, an image you can return to, year after year, when you’re little and when you’re grown. I recently saw a beautiful idea: giving children a Book Advent Calendar, where they unwrap a new book for each day of Advent… Read more »

2020 Advent Kit is Here

JSB Advent Remix: 2020 We’re thrilled to share with you the all-new Jesus Storybook Bible Advent Kit. It includes: Christmas Soundtrack 24 printable Christmas ornaments (art by Jago) Coloring pages (from The Jesus Storybook Bible Coloring Book) Printable memory cards Even more surprises [Continue to FaithGateway for the Download] You’ll be asked to enter your… Read more »

Resources For At-Home Learning

As we head into the school year—nothing looks the way any of us expected. Many of you are unexpectedly homeschooling while trying to juggle work. Others are essential workers who can’t work from home and are scrambling to find safe care for your children. And all of us wish we could be near the ones… Read more »

A Dozen Diverse Children’s Books

Here are a dozen Children’s books that feature diverse characters: from stories of the everyday and ordinary, to nonfiction accounts of real-life people, to books that celebrate the differences of people around the world. Indigo Blume and the Garden City by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by JahSun The power of one person to make a difference… Read more »