Bible Journaling for Boys

For months our oldest son has witnessed me painting, drawing, coloring, sticker-ing (is that a word?), and taping in my  bible. And now here recently he has been wanting to journal alongside me in his own bible.

We started with a DIY art journal to do mixed media pieces in, but he was too tempted to do everything but scripture related art in it. I did some digging, and some recollecting of where another bible might be in our garage since I did not want him journaling in his everyday Adventure Bible and remembered I had one still in a moving box in the garage.

I grabbed the bible, some supplies, and my own bible and we sat down together to journal. I honestly didn’t know how it would go. Would he get bored? Would he change his mind? Would he eat it up, just like his momma?

He loved it!
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We had sat down last week and I showed him Illustrated Faith’s new Print & Pray Kid’s Devotional, which I thought was so cute. But, that was the problem. It was too cute for my boy. He wanted BOY stuff to use in his journaling entries.

I got on good ol’ Pinterest to find something and there just isn’t any. So I made some and they are big-boy approved!

Go..

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warrior

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JesusIsMySuperhero

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If you are a mom parent of boys that are interested in the mixed media approach or the print, color, paste approach then I hope you and your kids enjoy using these as well. They were fun to doodle and I can’t wait to see what my kiddo does with them in his bible. Look out for photos on my Instagram @caseyreneeblog.

Do you bible journal with your children? What are their favorite ways to illustrate the things they are learning?

Grace, peace, and hugs!

Casey

 

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