A year's subscription to XTB (four issues). Designed to help the reader get into the Bible daily for themselves - XTB is packed with puzzles, pictures, prayers and solid teaching points. Children are encouraged to understand, apply and pray through the Bible in an accessible and thought-provoking way.
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XTB (eXplore The Bible) is a series of daily Bible reading notes for children of the 7-11 age group, with puzzles, pictures and prayers.
XTB is beautifully presented with full-color illustrations and is a series of 12 books which, if used on a quarterly basis, will help a child cover all of the main books, themes and characters of the Bible in 3 years.
Look out for Table Talk - a book of daily Bible times for families with children aged from 4 upwards. The Bible passages are the same each day for XTB and Table Talk - so you can use the two books together, or on their own. Whichever suits you best.
|Age range:||7 - 11|
|Dimensions||210mm x 148mm|
|Publisher||The Good Book Company|
Great Resource for Kids(Review written for 'XTB 1: The Book of Beginnings')
I have bought this for my granddaughter for Christmas so she has not seen it yet, but I have had a good look through it and I think it is an ideal source of teaching for kids presented in a way that will appeal to them.
Just what I was looking for!(Review written for 'XTB 10: Check It Out')
My 11 year old son has just started "Check it Out" and it's going well. He is at senior school and we don't live in the UK so the right mix of fun, cool, and manageable language in "Check it out" seems to fit the bill. I like the structured approach to going through books of the Bible and I find the teaching sensible and faithful. Comment on the Biblical texts attempts to highlight the teaching in a meaningful way to the youngster without 'glossing over' some quite difficult ideas and transforming them into a 'be nice' or 'Jesus wants to help you' message. He still likes puzzles, aren't they great for engaging the youngster's attention? The puzzles and activities are well chosen and the colours and page-a-day layout assist use so the page is not intimidating. 3-4 verses are treated each time. There is a 'think and pray' reflection to finish which stimulates the reader with prayer ideas to vary and grow in their prayer life. The issue I have came with a mini Bible dictionary, with prompts in the daily readings to look up strange words. I also bought the accompanying family devotion booklet which seems like a great idea. Honestly, I haven't got round to using it yet. I am pleased with these useful resources.
Great way to start your child on spending time with God each day!(Review written for 'XTB 1: The Book of Beginnings')
My 9 year old son loves this devotion. We have been using them for the past couple of years and they are great to helping children engage with the bible.
Excellent.(Review written for 'XTB 1: The Book of Beginnings')
My 7year old very-confident-reader daughter is loving this reading guide. I'm delighted with it. Good explanations. Even better that it starts teaching about the Holy Spirit and then is straight on to the gospel. No holds barred great teaching. The Think about it bits are genuinely thought provoking. The variety of puzzles, codes, drawing bits etc keep her fully engaged. Highly recommended. No regrets on this one.
We have been XTB with our 8 year old daughter for over a year now, we use it as 'quiet time' before she goes to bed. She enjoys it so much and it has taught her to think about the Bible far more then if we had just been reading the bible with her. We will continue to do XTB with her every night and will start doing it with her younger sister as she gets older too. What a brilliant concept and very well presented.
Bought for grandchildren(Review written for 'XTB 1: The Book of Beginnings')
We bought these notes to read with the grandchildren when they came to stay recently. They seemed to engage well, and asked to read them each day. They especially liked the stickers and wished there were more. Having things to fill in helped to focus. We hope using these notes will encourage the children to develop a daily Bible reading habit.
Good stuff(Review written for 'XTB 1: The Book of Beginnings')
I got this for my seven year old. She's a fluent reader so it suits her really well. I love that book one starts with the Holy Spirit. Excellent. Each day is short enough to do at bedtime. Really pleased with this purchase. No regrets.
My kids really enjoy these and will choose to do them over other stories. Clear, simple and varied applications each day.
Great for children in KS2
Full of colour, puzzles and activities. My 9 year old daughter happily sits and reads it by herself as the level is accessible and activities fun.
Perfect for primary aged kids(Review written for 'XTB 6: Footprints')
We have used the XTB books for the last 5 years with our three kids and have found them to be an excellent way to build devotional time with the kids at bedtime. The kids love the puzzles and humour and they are just long enough, without being too long...particularly when you have two other kids wanting your attention! I would really recommend these to any Christian parent wanting to disciple their children in the Christian faith. Lots of precious memories and laughter, thanks Good Book Company.