Ages: Middle School – High School
- Plain white paper or pre-made blank booklets – click here for purchase information 
- Brass brads (if not using pre-made blank booklet)
- Pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, and/or watercolors
- Orthodox Study Bibles
- Notebook paper
- Have the students choose a story from the Bible that is not as well known to small children.
- On notebook paper, the students can write the Bible story in easy to read and understand language for a younger elementary age student. You may want to have examples of picture book Bible stories for reference.
- Transfer the story into the booklet, illustrating each page appropriately. The students can use their creativity in their illustrations by either drawing, coloring, painting, etc.
- Once the books are finished, the older students can visit the classrooms of the younger children and read their completed books.
- This project could be done in pairs or small groups.
- The class could instead make one book, with each student taking one or several pages.
- The class could make one book with many short stories, with each student doing a one page story and illustration.