Does your child count down the hours and minutes until the Sabbath ends? "Mom, what time is it? Is the Sabbath over yet?" Or is the Sabbath a delight for your child? Does he eagerly anticipate its arrival? This book is for you to help your child find delight in the Sabbath. Read it aloud together. Enjoy the illustrations and rhyming text. By completing the activities at the end of the book, you will discover how your child feels about the Sabbath. Write down his/her answers to the questions. Your child can color on a separate sheet of paper, then cut and paste into the book. When finished, this becomes a keepsake book preserving your child's thoughts and pictures for years to come. Buy two copies. Save one to be completed a year or two later and then compare how your child has grown in his/her thought processes and attitudes. By completing the parent section, you will be inspired to think of creative ways to make the Sabbath more meaningful and delightful for your child. This book will help you to: Assess how your child feels about the Sabbath Identify the seventh day of the week as the Bible Sabbath Rehearse how enjoyable the Sabbath can be Develop a predictable weekly schedule Plan ahead of time how to make the Sabbath a delight for your child So enjoy this multifaceted book: a storybook, a workbook and a keepsake book. Yours for helping children to love Jesus more and to appreciate the Sabbath more. Mommy, Is Today Sabbath? captures the essence of young children's inquisitiveness. The engaging narrative, written in verse, records a skillfully crafted dialogue between mother and son in anticipation of the Sabbath. Content is scripture-based. Multicultural illustrations enhance and extend the meaning of the text. Parents and children are encouraged to interact with the story in the final pages, by generating illustrations and responding to questions. Preschoolers as well as primary-age children will enjoy the format of this picture book, used either as a read-aloud or read independently." -Carol Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Education, Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, Texas The author is an early childhood educator, storyteller, entrepreneur, national workshop presenter and Detroit Pistons NBA "Read to Achieve" team member. She loves using her God-given talents to inspire parents and teachers to value literacy and to make the life principles from the Bible meaningful to young minds.
Mommy, Is Today Sabbath? (African American Edition) by Jacqueline Galloway-Blake was published by Teach Services in August 2012. The ISBN for Mommy, Is Today Sabbath? (African American Edition) is 9781572585447.