Item description for Sharable Parables: Creative Storytelling Ideas for Ages 3-12 (Steven James Storytelling Librar) by Steven James...
Overview Steven James. Teach 15 parables in fun and fresh ways to ages 3-12. One parable per chapter with multiple ideas such as drama, skits, and interactive activities for each age group.
Teach 15 parables in fun and fresh ways. There is 1 parable per chapter with multiple ideas such as drama, skits, and interactive activities for each age group.
Enjoy this library of favorite Bible stories and storytelling techniques developed by award-winning author and professional storyteller Steven James. Each book includes creative storytelling techniques especially suited to help teachers tell God's story and involve children in the Bible story.
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Studio: Standard Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.88" Width: 8.44" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.87 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2005
Publisher Standard Publishing Company
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Edition Perfect Bound
Series Steven James Storytelling Librar
ISBN 0784716323 ISBN13 9780784716328 UPC 707529420165
Availability 0 units.
More About Steven James
Critically acclaimed author Steven James has taught on writing craft and creative storytelling all over the world. He has written more than two dozen books that have won over a dozen awards, including two Christy awards for best suspense, The Suspense Zone's Reviewers Choice award, Suspense Magazine's Book of the Year award, four Storytelling World Honor awards, a nomination for an ECPA Gold Medallion Award and two Publisher's Weekly starred reviews.
Steven James currently resides in the state of Tennessee.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Sharable Parables?
A gold mine of ideas Mar 1, 2007
I bought this book to use with our Children's Worship program. We have different volunteers teaching every week, some of them with very little teaching experience. So having material that is ready to teach is essential. This book has several creative ways to teach each of the parables. The instructions are detailed enough for those who are looking for a "cook book" to follow.
I was a bit disappointed that the suggestions are divided into ones to use with a younger group and other suggestions to use with an older group - I was looking for material to use with ages 4 through 11. But the lessons geared to the younger group worked well with this broad age range. I think the suggestions for the older group could be used with teenagers, too.
I appreciated the fresh storytelling approaches, and coverage of some of the less popular parables. I was also very happy with the interpretation of Jesus's message in each of the parables and they way the ideas bring out the lessons in addition to making them interesting and enjoyable.
Excellent resource Feb 1, 2006
If you're looking for solid, Bible-based, yet FUN Children's messages this is the book. As Pastor of a mutigenerational church I love its adaptability for so many ages, and I hope there's a "Volume II" in the works!