Thursday, May 20, 2010

Review: Bible Jumbles For Kids

My Synopsis:

Bible Jumbles for Kids by Christopher Hudson

(For review from Tyndale)

There are many kinds of jumble puzzles. Christopher Hudson has put together a remarkable assortment of jumbles for kids ages 8 and over, that are based on the Bible. With over 200 puzzles, this book will have your kids not only having fun, but learning more about the Bible in the process. There are six different types of puzzles in the book:

  • Traditional Jumbles
  • Mystery Person Jumbles
  • Jumble Detective
  • Jumble Criss-Cross
  • Find the Jumbles
  • Bible Passage Jumbles
Each Jumble relates to a specific passage of the Bible, which is noted at the top of the puzzle page. Kids can read the passage indicated and get a better understanding of a great Bible story as well as getting clues to finding the answers to the jumble they are working on. Hudson has taken the idea of teaching through fun activities to another level with this collection of puzzles.

My Thoughts:

This isn't normally the type of book that review for my blog, but my daughters ages 10 and 12 love Jumbles. This collection of Bible Jumbles had a two fold purpose in my opinion. Not only were they having fun trying to figure out the clues, but they were getting some instruction from the Bible at the same time. I am a great supporter of things that keep the mind focused on things it should be focused on and not mischief, LOL!

I completed several of the puzzles from each section of the book and felt like they were definitely age appropriate. They were not super easy, which is a benefit. I want my girls to have to think a little bit and use their minds. The most enjoyable ones for me were the Mystery Person Jumbles, but my daughters liked the Traditional Jumbles best. All in all it was great book of puzzles with a great theme.

Bible Jumbles for Kids is available NOW!

I will give this one 5 out of 5 apples from my book bag! Top notch as far as puzzle books go!


Llehn said...

Thanks for the rec. I'm looking for a present for my niece who loves puzzles and this looks like something right up her alley!

Shy said...

Look like something that kids would thoroughly enjoyed!

throuthehaze said...

Jumbles are so much fun!