Learning scripture is most effective in a multisensory environment. Teachers should seek to use as many senses as possible to allow for powerful learning. When teaching preschoolers and young children the Word consider, using a rebus. A rebus is a group word pictures. Teaching with a rebus combines sight and sound for deeper learning. Teach Matthew 2:9 with this rebus:
Point to the pictures as you say the scripture out loud with the children. Learning scripture strengthens memory and increases vocabulary as well as plants the Word firmly in young children’s hearts minds and souls.