The Philippians lapbook packets are in the mail, and in each packet is a
letter to your child explaining the project. Lapbooks are also known as "interactive notebooks," and interactive is sure a good word for them! Items that will go in the lapbook invite reflection, research, and writing as well as cutting, folding, pasting; opening and closing; and coloring! They also invite adult-child interaction for assistance with the physical tasks as well as the deeper internal processing.
If your child is too young to do anything but color, I hope you'll still find these materials beneficial for introducing them to Paul and to some of the treasured scriptures in this epistle.
Consider challenging your youngster to memorize the verse offered each week. Maybe you'll want to take up the challenge yourself! This week's verse is Philippians 1:2. The scripture mini-book asks for definitions of grace and peace. Help your child write their answers behind the appropriate flap.
This is the second of the six-week study of Philippians. (First week resources are
here.) Starting next week the lapbook mini-projects will be in PDF form only. I'm happy to mail your children printed copies instead -- just let me know!
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 is known as the parable of the sower. What if, instead, it is the parable of the seeds? What if the most important word in today's gospel is the word before the parable: "Listen!"?