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Busy Bible Review by Lisa Barthuly & Family

Busy Bibles
Judy Starks

Busy Bible is a wonderful, soft, cloth Bible created for our littlest children! This handmade, adorable Bible keeps young hands busy learning stories of the Bible, while also learning how to snap, zip, tie, button and more! The heavy duty cloth pages depict stories of the Bible made from felt, fabric, and yarn. It also comes with a small 'wordless Bible' that is a little felt book, the pages each are a solid color, that represent a specific message.

One of the stories depicted in the Busy Bible is the Creation through a felt globe that is cut into pie shapes. Under each flap is one of the days of creation with painted illustrations on the fabric beneath. Next is Noah's Ark, with an ark made of felt that has pairs of little foam animals inside! Other stories depicted are Joseph's Coat of Many Colors (with a colorful fabric coat for Joseph that buttons on and off), Naomi gathering grain (with bushels of yarn 'wheat' that are attached with Velcro and can be removed and put into a felt basket), Jonah and the whale (a big black felt whale that has a zipper mouth - and guess who's inside?) The birth of Jesus is shown with a felt stable (with felt animals and Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus tucked in the pouch behind the stable) and more! It has a Velcro closure and comes in a clear heavy duty plastic carrying case.

This is such an adorable 'first Bible' that introduces our youngest ones to the stories of the Bible, teaches hand-eye coordination, small motor skills and will entertain our littlest ones while sitting quietly in church, or keep them busy during homeschool time while Mama is busy helping older children. My children have loved their Busy Bible, it is handmade, of the highest quality, and brings lots of smiles (to children and parents alike). To take a look for yourself visit and tell them The Old Schoolhouse Magazine sent you!

--Product Review by: Lisa Barthuly & Family, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine