What is ABCJLM?

ABC Jesus Loves Me is a guide to help you be intentional with the children in your life.  

At its core is a comprehensive, research-based curriculum for ages 1-5 that focuses on academics, development, and the Bible. The five 36-week curricula incorporate learning into the toddler's and preschooler's day instead of controlling it, allowing the child to explore, play, and learn new things.  Our website includes thousands of lesson plans, printables, and supportive ideas to guide the child's learning and help the adult be intentional throughout the day.

We also offer printed books, digital downloads, Unit Studies, parenting and teaching videos, and the Be Intentional Planner.  

The entire ABCJLM site, ideas, and attachments are for the teaching of your child in an immediate family, home setting.  Licenses are required for use with a child outside your legal guardianship. This includes all churches as well as nonprofit and for-profit businesses, daycares, and preschools.  

Click to determine what objectives are taught per curriculum, which curriculum to use with your child, and more information on License Terms.  And to get the most out of our website, be sure to view the Tutorial Video.

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"ABC Jesus Loves Me is more about being intentional with a child, than a curriculum. The whole goal of the ABCJLM curriculum is to make adults' time easier so they have a plan...a way to teach children about God and academics, hand in hand."  - Christina on Facebook

1 Year Curriculum

1 Year Curriculum

The 1 Year Curriculum is for a child between the ages of 12 and 24 month.  This play-based curriculum is used as an introduction to the Bible, sign-language, and learning.


2 Year Curriculum

The 2 Year Curriculum is for a child between the ages of 18 months and 3 years.  This play-based curriculum is used as an introduction to the Bible and Academic learning.


"We are going into our 3rd year with ABCJLM, and I could go on for days about my love for it. I recommend it to everyone. It's such a great balance of fun, play activities and learning, crafty activities. My kiddos beg to do "school" everyday. The website has some amazing resources. You can use the search function there and find information on just about anything!   Also, you can search in the group for answers, a lot of us mommies try to be as helpful as possible. It's a wonderful family to be part of."  ~ Justina on Facebook

3 Year Curriculum

The 3 Year Curriculum is for a child who is able to count to 10, say the ABC's, as well as help with basic chores and self-care.  This curriculum focuses on a chronological study of the Bible as well as basic academic learning through play.


4 Year Curriculum

The 4 Year Curriculum is geared toward those children who will be entering Kindergarten the next year.  It consists of the Fruits of the Spirit and character traits which are supported through Bible characters, memory verses, and songs.  


I've started and stopped the 2 Year Curriculum a bazillion times.  It wasn't until I really stopped and listened to Heidi comments that ABCJLM is not school or a list of things you have to do, but rather a guide as you're going about your day, [that things changed]. In doing only a couple of activities each week, my son is thriving now that I've taken the pressure off.  - Emily on Facebook

5 Year Curriculum

The 5 Year Curriculum is a Pre-K program for the child who is more advanced.  Personal application of the Bible as well as early-elementary concepts are introduced.


Unit Studies & Materials

Unit Studies

Use these mini curricula to explore individual topics in fun, engaging ways.