God's Paintbrush Teacher's Guide: A Guide for Jewish and Christian Educators and Parents

A book from Jewish Lights, SkyLight Paths’ sister imprint

Imaginatively invites children of all faiths and backgrounds to encounter God openly in their lives—and helps the adults who love them to be a part of those encounters and to nurture and encourage children as they make meaning of their world.

Edited by Rabbi Jeffrey L. Schein and Joseph M. Blair

8½ x 11, 32 pp | 978-1-879045-57-6

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Multicultural, Nondenominational, Nonsectarian

Includes steps for exploring the book’s theological foundations with students from kindergarten through Grade 4 and above. Lesson plans, classroom activities, and more.

Praise for God’s Paintbrush

“The questions ... will linger in your child’s mind and come up at the dinner table.”


“Wonderfully interactive ... will open the souls of children, and of their parents who read it to them.”

Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

“A very special book to help stimulate children's religious imagination to think about God.”

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame