Below are links to some of our favorite resources geared towards working with kids in grades K-5. Do you have one you would like to recommend? Send us the information and a couple of sentences on why you love it!
Apps for Smart Phones and Tablets
The Bible App for Kids
This app features short videos featuring 41 different Bible stories, coloring sheets, printable adventure books with various activities, and parent guides. A companion Storybook Bible is now also available to order if you are looking for a good first Bible for your child.
Age Friendly Bibles
The Beginner's Bible
Full of faith and fun, The Beginner's Bible is a wonderful gift for any child. The easy-to-read text and bright, full-color illustrations on every page make it a perfect way to introduce young children to the stories and characters of the Bible. Great for pre-readers and early readers.
Ready for Adventure? Embark on a fun, exciting journey through God’s Word with the Adventure Bible. Along the way you’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly you’ll grow closer in your relationship with God. A great next step for advancing readers.
Adventures In Odyssey Club
A subscription service which brings biblical principles to life, with just the right balance of fun, faith, and imagination. Whether it's listening at bedtime, at home, or entertaining your family on road trips, Adventures in Odyssey audio dramas are a great source of enjoyment and inspiration for your family.
Club House Magazine
Despite the pervasiveness of digital technology, there still is something great about getting real mail! This monthly magazine subscription features a wide variety of stories and features to engage your child's faith in daily life. The Club House website also features games, videos and more creating a safe space for kids to be online.
A radio broadcast ministry supplemented with online videos and printable resources designed to promote Biblical literacy. The website also include craft activities and music for kids which reinforce what they are learning about the Bible.
Faith Based Fun - Just for the fun of it!
Big Light Games
Big Light Games is a website focused on free Christian games online. Games
are monitored for violence, profanity and inappropriate themes.
You know, you love them, you have always wondered where to go for all things Veggie! The official VeggieTales website has all the talking vegetables you could ever want!
A website with games and videos hosted by Looky Lamb. All of them are Christian themed with many of them being free.
Boz: The Green Bear Next Door
Geared towards younger kids, Boz is the green bear who reads stories, has videos, and plays games. Discover God's world together with your favorite bear!
Music and Other Media for Kids
IOLBC YouTube Channel
Check out our YouTube Channel for playlists featuring our favorite, kid friendly worship music. Also, send us an email to inquire about camp CD's we have produced over the years including our 2019 CD, "Press On."
The well-known name in Christian worship has resources geared towards kids. Check out their full library of CD's and as well as their blog filled with tips for engaging kids in worship and minsitry.
Daily Audio Bible for Kids
This daily podcast found on Apple podcasts helps kids "read" through the New Testament in a year. Check out other podcasts by the same group to find one that is just right for everyone in the family!
Keys for Kids Radio
A daily radio broadcast with devotions for kids. The website also allows for live streaming and to browse their archives.
A fun YouTube channel with lots of videos for younger kids to enjoy. Especially fun for kiddos who enjoy puppet shows!
Books & Devotionals
Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions for Kids
Devotions written as if Jesus is speaking directly to a child's heart.
Based on her original Jesus Calling, this version has been adapted in a language and fashion that kids and tweens can relate to their everyday lives.
Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God and Science
Indescribable displays the majesty of creation with scientific findings, photography, and original illustrations. These 100 devotions encourage awe at God’s creativity with an in-depth look at: Space, Galaxies, Planets, and Stars; Earth, Geology, Oceans, and Weather; Animals—from Hummingbirds to Dinosaurs; Our Minds, Bodies, and Imaginations