Stories Jesus Told: Parables for Kids is a fun animation that adapts the parables of Jesus as found in the New Testament. In a way that draws young children into the teachings of Jesus, children learn the eternally0 captivating themes of love, forgiveness, prayer, sacrifice, repentance, and faith. In these brief but memorable four minute stories children will learn meaningful lessons to last a lifetime. The ten featured parables are presented as Jesus narrating the story to a crowd, just as described in the New Testament. The parables included are The Sower, The Good Samaritain, The Lost Sheep, The Prodigal Son, The Pharisee and the Tax Collector, The Talents, The Good Shepherd, The Lost Coin, The Man with Two Sons, and The House Built on a Rock. After each story in this DVD, Jesus makes sure that his hearers understand its deeper meaning. As these men, women, and children in the animation reflect on Jesus' words, the young viewers will also learn to open their hearts to the Word of God by following the footsteps of the Good Samaritan, seeking God's forgiveness, embracing even the weakest and smallest of things, being humble, and evangelizing with the Gospel. Great for home, parish, and classroom use, each of these four minute parables can be used as introductions to lesson plans.