Bible stories are naturally wonderful attention grabbers, but Childs Play will help you bring them to life even more. Using sketchboard skills that are simple to learn and straight- forward to use, you can add an exciting new dimension to your childrens ministry. This book is really three resources in one. It includes:* an introduction to telling stories to children successfully* a beginners guide to using the sketchboard technique* a fantastic collection of 66 stories for you to use.Meaningful and effective, you can either dip into the book and use a story relevant to your weeks topic, or you can build a whole programme or scheme around them. Dawn Clancys over-riding message is that children are ready to listen, learn and respond to the gospel, so theres also a sensitive, yet practical guide to helping a child who says: Yes... I want to follow Christ. Includes special colour section to inspire your work.
This book has 66 Bible stories and it shows readers how they can use sketchboard technique to enhance their story-telling. Simple-to-use shapes are used to build up a picture, which can then be painted. Theres a colour section illustrating how the story-teller can use paint to bring the pictures to life. Stress that the reader or story-teller doesnt have to be an artist to use this technique. Also uses ladder writing to add another dimension of interest. It also has an inspirational introduction with an art of story-telling section. And theres a special section devoted to helping children who want to respond to the gospel message.
Dawn Clancy worked for 18 years in childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ministry. Dawn worked with OAC (Open Air Campaigners) for 18 years and her work involved lot of childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ministry - she and the rest of the team found that this was a great way of getting the message across. She also trains people in childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ministry.