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Memory Ideas for Pre-Readers

Verse in Pictures

The first thing that comes to mind for me would be trying to put the verse with pictures.

Example: Jesus loves us.
Picture of Jesus, a heart, a picture of a lot of people.

Example: Mary sat at Jesus feet.
Picture of a women (call her Mary) sitting, a picture of Jesus, a picture of feet.

from Wendy In Roch

Games for Pre-Readers

Or think of some of the favorite games (Red light/Green light, Red Rover, Simon Says, Hide & Seek, Follow the Leader, Doggie Doggie Where's Your Bone, etc) and see if you can think of a way to adapt one to the story...We did a musical chairs variation during our Sabbath rotation where we played music and the kids did "work" and then they froze when we turned off the music and yelled "REST!" We've had the most success with active games that burn off some energy.

Use Music

For pre-readers, music is usually a good way to memorize scriptures.

from JaneJane

Take a look at the games methods listed in one of the topics in this forum. You'll find lots of ideas.

from Phyllis Wezeman

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