Of my three kids 8, 5 and 2, I feel like it resonated perfectly with my 5 (almost 6) year old daughter. My 8 year old son appreciated it, but (at least intellectually) he seemed to have a good grasp of the concept already. And my 2 year old enjoyed it, but he is 2 and not quite there yet. My daughter, though, seems to be piecing things together spiritually and this was a gentle walk through of the concept. The book also gives a great setup for talking about what does happen when we disobey God. The confusion that comes from thinking that God leaves us when we sin instead of the reality of us leaving Him is an important conversation to have, especially at this age. It also helps teach safety and security in any state because the love of God can reach us there, no matter where we are.
There is so much media that does not reveal God to our families in any way. Whenever I discover a fun and imaginative way to include spiritual teachable moments in our daily life, it is important to capitalize on it and certainly share it with others!
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