Tim Author:Florence Schulz, Illus. by Robert E. Barry From the Author: — Dear Mother and Dad: — An awareness of himself - his powers and his growing abilities - is a first step that helps a child to respond in trust to his Creator and the ever-ready strength and power, love and forgiveness that he offers. — As you read this story about Tim to your child, you might recall for your child the time when h... more »e was a baby and had to be cared for like Frilly. Now that he is nearly five (or six) years old he can do many things. You can help him to recognize this fact by giving him tasks or responsibilities that he can carry out with satisfaction. Rejoice with him in his growth, in his developing new abilities, and in his acceptance of new responsibilities.
The church school kindergarten teachers are building sessions around the theme of accepting responsibilities - even when it is hard. They hope to help the children see that their growing ability to accept responsibilities is an expression of God's love and creative activity in the world today.« less