Stories written by Ralph Roberts on wood
Godly Play and Jerome Berryman's website: www.godlyplayfoundation.org
Nick Page, song leader extraordinaire: www.nickmusic.com
Unitarian Sunday School Society: www.uua.org/USSS
UUCards, a curriculum website: www.uucards.org
Michael and D'Neil Duffy: Children of the Universe: Cosmic Education in the Montessori Elementary Classroom (Parent Child Press, 2002)
Montessori: Her Life and Work, E. M. Standing, 1998.
Nurturing the Spirit, Aline D. Wolf, 1996.
The Essential Montessori: An Introduction to the Woman, the Writings, the Method, and the Movement, Elizabeth G. Hainstock, 1997.
Following Jesus: More about Young Children and Worship, Sonja M. Stewart, Louisville, Kentucky: Geneva Press, 2000.
Teaching Godly Play: The Sunday Morning Handbook, Jerome W. Berryman; Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.
The Spiritual Guidance of Children: Montessori, Godly Play, and the Future, Jerome W. Berryman, New York, Morehouse Publishing, 2013.
Young Children and Worship, Sonja M. Stewart and Jerome W. Berryman, Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989. Contains templates for all stories.
Ready-made materials are also available for the lessons from Godly Play Resources. https://www.godlyplayresources.com/.
Jerome Berryman: The Complete Guide to Godly Play
Volume 1: How to Lead Godly Play Lessons
Volume 2: 14 Presentations for Fall
Volume 3: 20 Presentations for Winter
Volume 4: 19 Presentations for Spring
Volume 5: Practical Helps from Godly Play Trainers
Volume 6: 15 Enrichment Presentations for Fall
Volume 7: 16 Enrichment Presentations
also available: 3 training DVD's with Jerome Berryman presenting stories
Montessori Art Book available from Montessori Services
Let Out the Sunshine: A Montessori Approach to Creative Activities by Regina Reynolds Barnett
Spirituality, Children, and Unitarian Universalism
Dant, Jennifer. Unitarian Universalism Is a Really Long Name. (Boston: Skinner House, 2006)
Dissanayake, Ellen. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.)
Ersley, Kate Tweedie. Full Circle: 15 Ways to Grow Lifelong UUs. (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004)
Essex Conversations: Visions for Lifespan Religious Education. (Boston: Skinner House, 2001.)
Fahs, Sophia Lyon. Today’s Children and Yesterday’s Heritage: A Philosophy of Creative Religious Development. (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1952.) Out Of Print but you might have one in your church library.
Fox, Matthew. Creativity: Where the Divine and Human Meet. (NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2002)
Gellman, Marc. Does God Have a Big Toe? Stories About Stories in the Bible. (HarperTrophy, 1993)
Grohsmeyer, Janeen K. A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook. (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association)
Harris, Maria. Teaching & Religious Imagination. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987.
_____. Fashion Me a People: Curriculum in the Church (Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989.)
_____ and Gabriel Moran. Reshaping Religious Education: Conversations on Contemporary Practice. (Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1998.)
Harris, Mark W. Historical Dictionary of Unitarian Universalism. (Scarecrow Press, 2003)
Hurd, Tracey L. Nurturing Children and Youth: a Developmental Guidebook. (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2005)
Jenkins, Peggy J. Nurturing Spirituality in Children. (Hillsboro, Oregon: Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 1995)
Mooney, Carol Garhart. Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky. (St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press, 2000)
Myers, Barbara Kimes Myers and William R. Myers. Engaging in Transcendence (Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1992)
Nieuwejaar, Jeanne. Gift of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children (Boston: Skinner House, 1999)
O’Murchu, Diarmuid. Reclaiming Spirituality. (NY: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1997)
___. Quantum Theology. New York: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1997.
Patton, Sally. Welcoming Children with Special Needs: A Guidebook for Faith Communities. (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004)
Shannon, Maggie Oman. The Way We Pray: Prayer Practices from Around the World. (Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 2001)