Old Testament Days

Old Testament Days
Old Testament Days

Old Testament Days

An Activity Guide
By Nancy Sanders

5–12

Hands-On History

RELIGION

144 Pages, 11 x 8 1/2

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $22.95)

ISBN 9781556523540

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Aug 1999)

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More than 80 projects drawn from archaeological evidence and Bible descriptions make Old Testament days come alive in this activity guide for children ages 5 to 12. Children can enjoy a desert picnic of dried figs, goat’s milk cheese, and lentil stew, or make a loose tunic like the one young Isaac wore on his family’s trek to the Promised Land nearly 4,000 years ago. They can make a painted throwing stick or a wooden paddle doll like the ones Moses might have played with in the Pharoah’s palace, and build toy instruments like those the Israelites used to celebrate their return to Jerusalem in approximately 538 B.C. Games, recipes, crafts, and just enough historical background provide plenty of educational fun for home or school.

Reviews

"This is an appealing book, with lots of variety, and it gives children some good insights into what life was like during Old Testament days." —Booklist “Includes many interesting facts and raises thought-provoking questions regarding both the everyday and religious life of the people." —Library Journal

Author Biography

Nancy I. Sanders is the author of Bible Crafts on a Shoestring Budget, Favorite Bible Heroes, and more than 25 other books. She is a contributor to Better Homes & Gardens and Star Wars Kids. She lives in Chino Hills, California.

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