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God Made Everything Preschool and Kindergarten ProgramThe God Made Everything series is a comprehensive early childhood program designed to nurture and enrich the faith and spiritual lives of children ages three, four, and five. Each developmentallyMoreGod Made Everything Preschool and Kindergarten ProgramThe God Made Everything series is a comprehensive early childhood program designed to nurture and enrich the faith and spiritual lives of children ages three, four, and five. Each developmentally appropriate curriculum is carefully planned so that, at completion, the children are ready to continue their faith journey into first grade and beyond.The God Made Everything series has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church by the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism.About the God Made Everything ProgramGod Made Everything is a complete early childhood program developed for Gods youngest followers.Program featuresScripture is integrated into faith content of each lesson Incorporates the spiral curriculum Parent and family resources connect family and faith Colorful art, engaging photos, and music capture young children’s attention Variety of prayers invite personal and communal prayer Parish religious education and Catholic school needs are met using the same Student BookGod Made Everything Program ComponentsEach developmentally appropriate curriculum is carefully planned so that, at completion, the children are ready to continue their faith journey into first grade and beyond.God Loves Us Catechists Manuals God Loves Us Students Books God Made Everything Catechists ManualsGod Made Everything Childrens BooksGod Loves Us Catechists ManualsFeaturesFaith Focus is introduced and systematically reinforced throughout each chapter Preparing the Faith Experience offers background resources and supports catechists spirituality Special Seasons and Days section presents lessons on liturgical seasons and saints feast days Comprehensive childrens literature and music lists provide teachers with over 400 additional resource recommendations of age-appropriate resources School and Parish editions availableIn the first year of adoption, a FREE guide is included with every 25 children’s books purchased.God Loves Us Students BooksStudent BookFive-year-olds explore God’s love as they are introduced to God’s goodness shown through words, actions, feelings, people, places, and things. Learning, growing, sharing, and celebrating provide the foundation for each chapter. One special aspect of God’s goodness is the focus of each chapter.FeaturesPrayer is integrated throughout, using traditional and guided prayer. Appealing art and graphics capture young children’s attention. Summary of the lesson involves parents in each chapter and offers ideas to reinforce learning at home. Family features at the end of each unit offer additional support for parents of young children.FREE with each Student BookA Child’s Bible Punchouts in back of book for hands-on activitiesGod Made Everything Catechists ManualsCatechist’s Manual featuresFlexible scheduling options for parish religious education and Catholic school classesClear learning outcomes and child development background for teaching successMusic ‘n Motion CD is supported by professional development articles and guidance in its useScripture cards that adapt Scripture to make it comprehensible to young childrenResources and support for successful Parent-Catechist MeetingGod Made Everything Childrens BooksGod Made Me, Age 3Through this curriculum, three-year-olds understand that God created them and made them good, happy, active, and special. The children’s own abilities serve as the central springboard for each chapter.God Made the World, Age 4Four-year-olds learn that God made living things including people, holy things, the earth, and wonderful surprises. A unique aspect of God’s creation is the main focus of each chapter.Child’s Book featuresActive learning reinforces chapter concepts as the children talk, move, play games, color, cut, glue, draw, or create to express themselves and their ideas. Life and faith are celebrated as children have fun learning about special season and days with activities. Family Time is a feature at the end of each chapter that provides essential tools to help parents guide their child and help families live their faith together. The Family Activity Booklet is a free resource provided with additional support and family time fun. Family members can reference activities, poems, and songs learned in the preschool program. Parish religious education and Catholic school needs are met using the same student book.