Using the Bible with Preschoolers is so important, but the Bible can be a bit overwhelming and it’s filled with so many abstract concepts. This course will cover some very practical ways to teach God’s truths to our young learners without overwhelming them, but also staying true to the Bible. Can we leave out some details? Which version of the Bible is best? What are appropriate expectations for the kids in my classroom? Answer these questions and more!Core Competencies: Child Growth & Development (1.1); Curriculum (3.2)
746.1309 (b.1,3) Child Growth & Development, Age-appropriate Curriculum
Jessica Hendrickson is a pastor’s wife, mom to three, minister, and Baylor Bear. She and her husband, Kyle, serve on staff at a church plant in Melissa, TX. Though her calling is ministry, she enjoys baking, all things Disney, singing, useless trivia, dancing with her three daughters, and binge watching the Office. She has worked with children for over 20 years in ministry based settings, serving as a weekday preschool director & a kids minister. Jessica has a BA in Religion from Baylor University (Sic ‘em!) and a MA in Christian Education: Childhood Ministry from Dallas Baptist University. She’s passionate about telling kids about Jesus and having fun doing it!
Trainer Criteria (a.7) of Minimum Standard 746.1317