Monday, September 26, 2016

PBT Grab & Go #4 - A Cool Drink of Water

Here’s another high quality picture book that makes for a really easy theological lesson. Just read it, talk about the book, and connect it to scripture. However, if you want a longer or more substantial lesson with specific supplemental activities, I've written a lesson for you. 

 Lesson Available for just $3! Details below.


Picture Book: A Cook Drink of Water
Author: Barbara Kerley
Photographs from Multiple Photographers
Summary: Water is so crucial to life that it unifies people all over the world. This photographic essay beautifully reveals the variety and commonality of drinking water in various geographic cultures. How water is accessed is the central subject here as well as numerous means of holding water in places as varied as the Canadian Rockies, an Australian desert, and an island in Indonesia.  
Hanna’s Comments: This author has a series of educational picture books comprised of stunning National Geographic photography. Be sure to check out the map in the back of this book as well as the article on water conservation. You can also visit www.natgeoed.org

I’ve created a lesson to go with this book that works with elementary aged children, tweens, or teens. The supplemental activities are fun and build on the concepts in the book and the scriptures connected in this post. If you’re interested in purchasing it for just $3, email me at hannaschock@bellsouth.net. We’ll arrange payment. Then I’ll send it to you electronically. The book, used or new, is easily available for purchase on-line.
Original Publisher & Date: National Geographic, 2006
Age & Grade Appropriateness: 5 and up, K and up
Formats other than Book: None at present
Scripture Connections: With joy you will draw water (Isaiah 12:3); Living water/Woman at the well (John 4:4-42)
Idea(s) for Application: Use this book as part of a scripture lesson in which water is a key component or in a lesson on how our basic human needs connect us globally.