See the Light is wonderful company that has great products for doing/teaching art with your children. When I first learned about this Christian art curriculum I had my eye on the bible DVDs. I’m always looking for ways to bring the bible to life for my boys and anytime that we can use our chalk pastels we are all over that!
My boys love the story of Jonah. It was one of the first stories that they memorized. I can remember Gabe praying one night for God not to send a big fish to eat him because he’d disobeyed. I had a good laugh after I tucked them in that night but I was really happy to hear that they were getting the message of the scripture.
Recently we had the chance to review God’s Runaway and we were not disappointed. The first thing that we did when the DVD arrived was to watch the video of the story of Jonah. It was short and beautiful to watch as the story was told with chalk pastel pictures.
There are several projects to choose from on this DVD but I decided to work on the chalk pastel lesson with my boys. We have been getting used to our chalk pastels this year and I knew they’d love this project. Especially the part where we got to use the black light:
The lessons was very easy to follow. There were a few times when we had to pause or rewind the video to catch up or see how Pat drew something but that’s the fun of having the DVDs. I think our pictures came out awesome, don’t you?