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Sparkling Still Updated Web Links

Sparkling Still

This page includes all of the links in the published Sparkling Still curriculum. We will endeavor to maintain and update any links that change by checking the web page at least quarterly. Please report any broken links to erika.mittag@gmail.com  These links were last updated June 2015.

 

Using Stories and Wondering Questions to Create Your Own Lessons

·         Page 3

·         Quaker Books

·         Page 4

·         Why Teach the Bible to Children from Faith & Play website

·         Bible Gateway

·         Quaker Info list of electronic Faith & Practice

·         Quaker Quotes – this site is no longer available

·         Page 7

·         Teaching Godly Play: How to Mentor the Spiritual Development of Children by Jerome Berryman – this resource is no longer available at Quaker Books. Used bookstores or libraries may have copies, as may online booksellers

About Teaching

·         Page 20

·         Children’s Music Network

·         Page 24

·         The Importance of Discussing 50-Cent Words with Preschoolers by Gail Collins

·         The Importance of Discussing 50-Cent Words with Preschoolers by Gail Collins (Adobe Flash version)

·         Page 26

·         Literature to Help Children Cope with Family Stressors by Crawford and Roberts

Sample Lessons: Ready to Use

·         Page 28

·         Thomas Kelly, 1942, “Reality of the Spiritual World" – this resource is no longer available as a free download. It is available in print through Pendle Hill or Quaker Books. Used bookstores or libraries may have copies, as may online booksellers.

·         Page 39

·         New England Yearly Meeting Prayer Resources for Religious Education

·         Mandala printables

·         Page 42

·         Advices IV (3), Faith and Practice, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting,

Suggested Books by Topic

·         Page 48

·         Choosing Books for First Day School from FGC RE Newsletter

·         Page 56

·         We're Going to Meeting for Worship at Quaker Books

·         We’re Going to Meeting at Quaker Books (new resource)

·         Page 73

·         Jane Addams Children's Book Awards

·         Jane Addams Childrens Book Awards List (PDF)

·         Jane Addams Childrens Book Awards Annotated List 2004-2012

·         CEASE - Concerned Educators for a Safe Environment –this organization changed its name to PEACE: Peace Educators Allied for Children Everywhere

·         CEASE Bibliography -- –this organization changed its name to PEACE: Peace Educators Allied for Children Everywhere

·         Literature to Help Children Coipe with Family Stressors, Crawford

·         National Association for the Education of the Young Child

·         NonViolence in the Lives of Children Project, Inc. has changed its name and website to Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities

·         Resources for Children, Teachers and Families Affected by Military Deployment

·         Supporting Diversity through Literature presentation slides. Note slide 16 includes criteria for selecting children's books

·         Page 74

·         Rosmarie Greiner Children's Peace Library at Cabrillo College

·         Six Elements of Social Justice Education children's literature bibliography

·         Bibliography of children's books of Human Rights Watch Welcoming Schools Project

Appendix

·         Page 80

·         Bible Gateway

·         Children’s Bibles at FGCQuaker website

·         Faith & Play curriculum from Quaker Books

·         Faith & Practice from various Yearly Meetings, Quaker Info

          Germantown Friends School Library Click on Researcher; then click on Quakerism or Lesbian & Gay Family Resources. Note, this site no longer has the category Parenting Resources

·         Godly Play Foundation

·         Page 81

·         Nurturing Children's Spiritual Wellbeing a Pendle Hill Pamphlet at Quaker Books

·         Opening Doors to Quaker Religious Education at Quaker Books

·         Quaker Youth Education Lending Library of New England Yearly Meeting

·         Page 82

·         National Association for the Education of the Young Child

·         Young Child past issues some free articles from the NAEYC journal

·         NonViolence in the Lives of Children Project, Inc. is now Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities

·         Parenting Resources from Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities (formerly: NonViolence in the Lives of Children Project)

·         Presentations from Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities (formerly: NonViolence in the Lives of Children Project)

·         Paths to Quaker Parenting at Quaker Books

·         Page 83

·         Art project for pre-schoolers from Peasleburg Academy

·         Children's Music Network

·         DLTK Bible Crafts

·         First School - Crafts for Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten

·         Pinterest collection of preschool craft ideas – this site is no longer available

·         Page 84

·         Art Station at Preschool Express.

·         Rise Up and Sing replaces QuakerSong.org as the website of Anne Patterson and Peter Blood, compilers of Rise Up Singing

·         Rise Up Singing is no longer available from Quaker Books

·         Worship in Song at Quaker Books.