Let your light shine: The Oil Lamp Book Video and PowerPoint Presentation

Grade Levels
PreK - 4th
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Do your students' lights shine bright?

Do you understand how to let your light shine?

It is a cute saying, but let's be real. Children think literally and the idea of students shining their lights spiritually can be quite confusing. That is why I wrote this book about an Oil Lamp. After I traveled to Israel and studied what OIl Lamps looked liked when Jesus was a little boy, I was shocked at how small they were. They were tiny clay vessels that fit in the palm of your hand. I guess they would have used them like flashlights or phone lights. The Little Pot and The Tea Pot books were already a huge success. Therefore, I decided that an OIl Lamp would be a great addition to the vessels the potter creates in his workshop.

In this story, the potter forms a new vessel and names it Oil Lamp. After Oil Lamp is created, it is too shy to stay on fire for the potter and continually hides under a bowl. As it becomes braver and braver, it must learn to shine in a way that will not burn the other vessels, Through the testimonies of Tea Pot and Little Pot, OIl Lamp realizes it can be brave enough to shine for its creator. The allegory will help children identify the light their potter ignites in each of them as they learn the importance of sharing their own life stories. They will discover how to overcome their own fears and shine the light within themselves.

The resource includes a video of the book read by the author and illustrator. You also receive two PowerPoint Shows (a regular version and a widescreen version) of the book.

You will also love these other Potter and Vessel stories:

The Little Pot Book PowerPoint Presentation

The Tea Pot Book PowerPoint Presentation

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