Advent books for children
Joyous Advent Family Christmas Devotional
by Katara Washington Patton
This family devotional includes a daily reading, discussion questions, prayer and activities. It is split up into daily devotions for each week of Advent. This is great to use with older elementary children.
Prepare Him Room
by Marty Machowski
This family devotional includes 13 devotionals, three for each week of Advent as well as a devotional for Christmas Day. This also comes with a CD of songs families can sing together as part of their Advent devotional time. There are activities, stories, prayers and songs for each devotional. This is a great devotional to use with all ages of children.
The Advent Storybook and The Advent Storybook Coloring Book
by Laura Richie
The Advent Storybook includes 25 devotions that count down the story of Christ’s coming from creation to Christmas day. This coloring book includes 25 daily coloring pages and a paper ornament to color and hang on the tree. This is a great book to use with young children to get them into the habit of participating in Advent devotionals.
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas
by Ann Voskamp
This is a beautiful book filled with wonderful illustrations. This book uses the Jesse Tree to trace the family lineage of Jesus through stories from the entire Bible. There are Jesse Tree ornaments that can be ordered that coincide with each devotional. This is a great book for all ages.
About the author:
Sarah is the director of Children’s Ministries at First Church. She joined staff in 2019 and has many years of experience in children’s ministries. She and her husband Jim have four children and are members of the church.