Adventist Curriculum Resources

  • My Bible First produces resources to help parents and churches capture the interest of children and youth to help them give their hearts to Jesus and learn to love and know the Bible.
  • Kindergarten Stepping Stones is the Seventh-day Adventist program for kindergarten students. It is promoted as a journey to excellence through discovery. An audio-visual presentation of this developmentally appropriate, integrated program can be viewed here.
  • Adventist Pioneers and Ellen White: A Resource List A compilation — divided into books/publications, audio/visual, websites/apps, and miscellaneous — containing publisher descriptions and personal reviews.
  • Grace Link offers Bible lessons for children for Beginner, Kindergarten, and Primary Bible. Study Guides are included in the app at this link. The lessons are also available in French, Spanish, and other languages when possible. A choice to obtain Teacher Editions are also available.
  • The Bible in Living Sound is the original dramatized audio Bible stories and it really gets kids excited about the Bible! These 450 spiritually enthralling stories, re-enacted with music and lively sound effects, leave impressions of lasting beauty and wonder.
  • Your Story Hour believes that children can be inspired to make sound choices by exposure to dramatized stories evidencing the positive results of developing character traits such as honesty, integrity, courage and faith.  Your Story Hour exists to provide children with this exposure.
  • TEACH Services/Education and Learning offers a variety of Adventist books and learning resources including True Education Readers and a variety of Betty Lukens felts.
  • Young Disciple Ministries offers a magazine for juniors and teens. It is a 24-page, full color, weekly publication that includes a daily study guide with youth-focused lessons from God’s Word. The Young Disciple lessons help young people discover how to study the Bible and find its treasure for themselves. The magazine also includes a variety of true stories and inspirational articles, presented in a way that today’s teens can appreciate and understand. Young Disciple also offers books and music for sale on their website. They conduct a yearly camp each summer that youth from around the world attend.
  • Children’s Mission is a quarterly magazine that features stories and activities sharing mission stories from around the world. Available online.
  • Kid’s View is an eight page monthly magazine that introduces kids to their church family. It’s got fun facts, stories, activities, and more. Twelve monthly issues. Geared towards the interest of 8 – 12 year olds.
  •  Our Little Friend is a weekly magazine for children ages 1 – 6. It features color pictures, engaging stories, memory verses, and pictures to color. Sabbath school lessons are included.
  • Primary Treasure is a weekly magazine for children 7 – 9. It contains stories, facts, pictures, and games. Bible lessons are included in each weekly publication.
  •  Guide is a character-building story magazine for juniors and earliteens. It also contains fascinating facts and puzzles. Daily lessons study materials are also included.
  • Insight magazine shares a positive message for church youth. It includes stories of what God has done in the lives of teens and of how God is motivating them to serve their church and community. Advice columns and the Sabbath school lessons provide guidance as teens seek answers during the time they are emerging as adults.
  • Visionary is an online magazine for kids and is presented by the Ellen G. White estate. They offer a variety of resources.
  • Kids Bible Info is an Adventist website for kids from 6 – 12. It includes Bible lessons, stories, and games. It is a ministry of the Voice of Prophecy.
  •  North American Division Curriculum Guides available for many subjects. These are the guides that Seventh-day Adventist teachers are using for curriculum assistance for elementary and secondary teaching in Adventist schools.
  • By Design is the Seventh-day Adventist science curriculum that was written for use in Adventist schools. It incorporates the Seventh-day Adventist worldview. It is goal oriented and seeks to help students gain skills in creative thinking, problem solving, and cooperative learning,. It is built on the foundation of inquiry, encouraging students to question, explore, research, and investigate. Students are encourage to process concepts through learning observations, talking, asking questions, drawing, and journaling.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Reading Curriculum is available for grades 1 – 4.
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Religion Curriculum for grades 1-4. Four series of Bible lessons are provided for the teacher’s of grades 1-4. These series can be used on a four or two year rotation plan, or a series may be assigned to a specific grade level in larger schools where there is one or more teacher per grade. For homeschools, this sequence is recommended:  Belonging to His Family,  Exploring His PowerAccepting His PlanFollowing His Way.
  • Moore Homeschooling is a homeschool resource founded by Dr. Raymond Moore, a Seventh-day Adventist educator. Its program incorporates a balance of academics, work, and service where a homeschool program is tailored to fit the student, not the student to the program. It emphasizes developing a curriculum that allows a child adequate time to follow their interests. This method of homeschooling is known for incorporating a unit study approach along with a minimal amount of textbooks. A listing of books authored by Dr. Moore on the subject of homeschooling can be found on our website here and here.
  • SonLight Education Ministries provides a curriculum of Bible-based Christian homeschooling that is modeled after the Hebrew system of education. It is a uniquely Adventist program. Starting in grade one, SonLight Education Ministries recommends The Writing Road to Reading and Spelling for language arts. This needs to be purchased at another source. The program is suitable for students from grade 1 – 4. At some point, an additional math curriculum of parent’s choice is also recommended.
  • Kindling Dreams Educational Center. Maryruth Dilling, a veteran homeschooler of 20+years, offers a variety of services for homeschoolers. Kindling Dreams is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help people with challenges achieve their potential. Classes range in topic from homeschooling to health to parenting.For more information about available services or programs, contact Maryruth at kindlingdreamsllc@gmail.com. Maryruth has BS degree in Deaf Education and a MS degree in Mental Health Counseling with Play Therapy Certification. Currently, she is working on her doctorate in Integrative Medicine. Maryruth occasionally offers special offers on services. To take advantage of having that ‘little extra help’ in helping you or your child achieve potential contact Maryruth today.
  • Adventist Family Ministries is dedicated to strengthening family relationships. It provides tools to help individuals communicate more effectively, deepen commitment in marriage, and assist in becoming better parents. Its goal is to help families grow in love and live in harmony. They offer a FREE family worship app.
  • Adventist Heritage Ministries offers a wide variety of resources related to church history including charts, books, music, health resources, pamphlets and brochures. Excellent resources for a unit study on the history of Adventism.
  • Children’s Books from Adventist Heritage Ministeries offers Bible stories, felts, and books about pioneers in Adventist history. They also have adult level books available here that would be a great resource for upper grades and high school level students.
  • God’s Messenger: Meeting Kids’ Needs is a web site created especially for teachers wanting to enhance their students‘ spiritual walk with Jesus. There are 38 fully-developed lessons on 10 important topics that Adventist school students face in their daily lives. Each faith-building lesson integrates heart-warming Adventist pioneer stories along with Scripture and Ellen White’s writings.
  • Pathways of the Pioneers offers a 22 CD set of stories of pioneers in Adventist church history.
  • The Great Controversy presented for children. Many languages. Flash video and audio.
  • Keepers of the Flame with Dr. Allan Lindsay takes you to locations in Europe, North America and Australia, retelling the stories of faith that led to the emergence of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This documentary reveals the early life of Ellen White and how information given to her in vision guided the emergence of the movement and ultimately the church.
  • Bible Timeline from Amazing Facts. A visual presentation of Bible history.
  • Bible Reading Plans from Adventist Youth Ministries. Devotional aids that lead the reader through the Bible day-by-day.
  • Pacific Island Bible Story PlanThis is a plan that was developed by the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists to be used as a study resource for the Bible Story books by Arthur S. Maxwell. It is suggested for primary level students. Permission has been granted for others to copy, adapt and use as required. While there is no copyright on this text, the Writing Committee humbly request acknowledgement of their efforts in creating and producing this text in any subsequent copies, adaptations or productions.
  • Fruits of the Spirit lessons for school children from an Adventist perspective.
  • Pathfinders website offers information, classes, and leader helps and honors information. Pathfinder honors make excellent unit studies for the home school.
  • General Conference Youth Ministries Pathfinder Downloads offers a variety of resources for Pathfinders. Easily incorporated into a homeschool curriculum.
  • Adventurers website offers information, classes, and leader helps for students in grades 1 – 4. Adventurers honors make excellent unit studies for the home school.
  • Paces offers online instruction to Adventist children in Canada.
  • Adventist Education is a website for Adventist educators that includes leadership resources, curriculum options, and assessment.
  • Adventist Frontier Missions offers a monthly magazine and DVD’s about missions. Excellent resource for teaching about mission life and spreading the gospel around the world.
  • The Best Worksheets is an Adventist resource that provides worksheets for teaching and learning English. Learning English from the Bible is a new resource they offer. Offered by one of our SDA Homeschool Families.
  • Olive offers a series of lessons called ‘Walk to Emmaus’ and ‘Passport to Life’ that are available on DVD. These lessons include portions of scripture put to music. She can be contacted at dibbleo@gmail.com.
  • The Ballard’s offer homeschool portfolio evaluations in Florida. Contact fourkid@mindspring.com.
  • Ursala offers FREE chore charts and Bible marking sheets.
  • LaCelle Family Ministries offers a variety of helpful resources for the Adventist homeschool family.
  • Review & Herald offers a digitized collection of art that’s available at Bible Gallery.
  • Pathlights Junior is Temkit’s My Own School resource.
  • Mission Spotlight DVD recordings. Archived.
  • Children’s Books free download.
  • Temkit offers a treasury of homeschool and self-learning activities for kids and teens.
  • A Thinking Generation: Using the latest brain science and educational research, Joshua White leaves no stone unturned as he paints a clear and compelling picture of God’s methods of education. His website shares DVD’s and resources.
  • Home and School, A Journal of Christian Education 1922, Vol. 14 No. 01
  • Kids Health and Happiness offers resources for teaching children about God and living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Ellen White Stories for children. PDF files and flash movie. Includes The Story of Jesus (a child’s version of Desire of Ages).
  • Ladder of Life is a series of stories and coloring pages that teach values and how to develop Godly character. A series of 8 books now available from the UK.
  • Audio series of lectures and interviews of Dr. Raymond and Dorothy Moore.

 

Seventh-day Adventist resources that offer online programs for homeschoolers.