Laura Alary | Hands-On Spirituality, Kids, and the Church Year

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Episode 29 of the podcast features an interview with Children’s author Laura Alary. Laura has written several books, including the new Look! A Child’s Guide to Advent and Christmas and Make Room: A Child’s Guide to Lent and Easter – both written and illustrated for children ages 7-10.

Toward the end of the interview, we talk about an awesome new Children’s Bible that Laura has written. You can get Read, Wonder, Listen: Stories from the Bible for Young Readers today!

Some of What We Talk About:

  • Teresa McDonald-Lee’s interview – talking about spirituality for children

  • Exploring the liturgical year with children

  • Themes present in Look! A Child’s Guide to Advent and Christmas

  • Prompting wonder in children

  • Tactile experiences for children in worship – Prayer flags and Fruit juice of the spirit

  • Walking a labyrinth – Robin McGauley’s interview

  • Seasonal table – advent wreaths, figurines of biblical people, Jesse Tree (some info on a Jesse tree)

  • Observing the season of Advent

  • A daily walk as meditation

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