Religious Instruction for the Young

As part of our program of Spiritual Humanism education for youth we offer the Build a Better World Coloring Book both for sale in our online shop and free for download in Acrobat PDF format. As an to teaching ‘Sunday school’ type programs there is a companion Lesson Plan for the Coloring Book.

download: Coloring Book (793 kb) Lesson Plan (163 kb)

The Build a Better World Coloring Book is an indispensable resource for anyone conducting religious youth education from a humanist perspective. Contains 28 pages of original artwork. Each of the drawings illustrates important religious concepts. Suitable for ages 2 to 7.

The Lesson Plan is a one page companion document and a great aid when conducting religious education youth groups centered on the Build a Better World Coloring Book. Covers the following topics:

• Respect for Nature
• Religion based on Reason
• Equality
• Good and bad behavior
• Respect for community property
• Seasonal religious holidays
• Personal spirituality
• Continuity of past, present, and future
• Standing up for your beliefs
• Being open to new ideas

Please send your feedback and expereinces using the Build a Better World Coloring Book and Lesson Plan.

Church of Spiritual HUmanism, PO Box 180, Jenkintown, PA 19046