“We will tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.”
– Psalm 78:4
A child needs to grow spiritually.
“Trust the Lord with all your heart and do not lean upon your own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5)
To fulfill this Scripture, a child must grow in his or her relationship with the Lord by hearing the Bible, by praying, and by the application of both in his or her life.
A child needs to grow intellectually.
“For the Lord gives wisdom.” (Proverbs 2:6)
A child needs to learn God’s wisdom and man’s intellectual knowledge. His or her path for that intellectual knowledge is the development of the ability to listen and to follow directions. Knowledge will be gained in vocabulary, math, number concepts, visual and auditory discrimination, science, music, and crafts.
A child needs to grow emotionally.
“I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:14)
A child needs to be encouraged in his or her successes and mistakes. He or she needs to be loved and accepted as he or she is, both physically and mentally, and for interests, skills, and