Kids and Prayer (DVD)
Parents, teachers and young children will enjoy this introduction to prayer by Rachel G. Hackenberg. Kids and Prayer is divided into four segments, each approximately 10 minutes in length, with a wonderful conversation guide for each section.

Topics include:
-What is prayer?
-Why do we pray?
-How do we pray?
-Where do we pray?

This video is appropriate for use in Sunday school classes or at home. The discussion guide contains imaginative questions (e.g., Does God hear us if we pray at Disney World?) and sensitive insights (e.g., validating children’s emotions about God). The guide also includes activity suggestions and sample prayers to teach children (Paraclete Press Inc., 2016;

Elizabeth Caywood
Caywood is director of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod resource center and coordinator of ELCA resource centers.

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