DLTK's Crafts for Kids
A Child's Ten Request-ments
Thanks to Mary for sending this in!
hands are small; please don’t expect perfection whenever I draw a
picture or throw a ball. My
legs are short; please slow down so that I can keep up with you.
- My eyes have not seen the world as yours have; please let me explore
safely. Don’t restrict me
will always be there. I’m
only little for a short time; please take time to explain things to me about this wonderful
world, and do so willingly.
feelings are tender; please be sensitive to my needs; don’t nag me all
day long. Treat me as you
would like to be treated.
am a special gift from God; please treasure me as God intended you to do,
holding me accountable for my actions, giving me guidelines to live by,
and disciplining me in a loving manner.
need your encouragement to grow. Please
go easy on criticism; remember, you can criticize the things I do without
- Please give me the freedom to make decisions concerning myself. Permit me to fail, so that I can learn from my mistakes.
don’t do things over for me. Somehow
that makes me feel that
my efforts don’t quite measure up to your expectations.
- Please don’t be afraid to leave for a weekend together. Kids need vacations from parents, just as parents need vacations
take me to Sunday School and church regularly; setting a good example from an early age.