When Mrs. Eddy’s Chestnut Hill staff befriended a ragtag squirrel, she flourished under their loving care and quickly became a household favorite. This charming plush squirrel comes with a card that tells the story of “Spike,” as they named her, in one of the household worker’s own words.
These beautiful beehive banks echo the design of those given to the Busy Bees, the Sunday School children across North America who helped raise funds for the Original Edifice of The Mother Church in the 1890s. Handcrafted from cherry wood.
Big Children's Prayer by Mary Baker Eddy
Mary Baker Eddy's verse "To the Big Children" first appeared in The Christian Science Journal in January 1896.
Busy Bee Paper Doll
In 1891, Maurine Campbell organized the "Busy Bees," a group of children who helped raise money to furnish The Mother Church. This paper doll and her dresses are based on one of products the children created to raise money.
Christmas in the Manger
This delightful board book by Nola Buck and Felicia Bond shares the Christmas story with little ones through simple, lyrical text and engaging artwork.
Decorative Wooden Spinning Tops
These lovingly hand-crafted wooden spinning tops are the perfect gift for the child in your life—or your own inner child! Made from poplar, walnut, and ash, each classic toy is hand-colored and unique. No two are alike. Note: Unless otherwise indicated, your top will be picked at random. If you would like a particular color combination, please indicate this when ordering and we will do our best to find a match.
Made of plush 100% organic cotton, this winsome little lamb does double duty as a rattle and a teether.
Lion Plush Toy
This friendly, furry lion plush toy is perfect for snuggling and pairs well with our Daniel in the Lion’s Den prints.
Little Children's Prayer by Mary Baker Eddy
Mary Baker Eddy's verse "Mother's New Year Gift to the Little Children" first appeared in The Christian Science Journal of January 1896.
Lullaby for a Child by Doris Peel
First published in the Christian Science Sentinel in 1960, Doris Peel's poem, "Lullaby for a Child," speaks of God's ever-present care.
This soft, cuddly lamb makes a perfect gift for a baby or young child. Its music box plays an excerpt from Hymn 304, "Feed My Sheep," by Mary Baker Eddy from the Christian Science Hymnal.
Noah's Ark Bib
Handcrafted of flannel and terry cloth with a snap closure, this bib is soft and absorbent, and sports a cheerful Noah’s Ark motif. Machine wash; tumble dry.
Noah's Ark Soft Playset
Four-piece plush playset from heritage toymaker Gund comes with a bright yellow deer that rattles, a cute gray elephant with ears that make a crinkle sound, and a friendly little lion that squeaks when squeezed.
On Noah's Ark by Jan Brett
Well-known illustrator Jan Brett retells this familiar Bible story, creating a new narrator for young audiences - Noah's granddaughter.
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
A charming and historically accurate depiction of farm life in New Hampshire in the 1830s.
Swan Plush Toy
This graceful white swan’s fluffy, iridescent “feathers” will charm young ones – and the young at heart.
The American Spelling Book by Noah Webster
With its distinctive blue cover, this book nicknamed “the blue-backed speller” was used over the span of nearly a century by American schoolchildren – including most likely the Baker children! This is an exact reproduction of the 1824 edition.
The Right Princess by Clara Louise Burnham
Clara Louise Burnham's story of Frances Rogers, a young school teacher who is invited to spend the summer on fashionable Long Island. This work of historical fiction presents a look at Christian Science in the United States during the first decade of the twentieth century.
Vintage Swan Photo with Bible Verse - Matted
An update on a Longyear classic. Beautiful black-and-white photo accompanied by a much-loved Bible verse (Deuteronomy 33:12) assuring God’s protection and care.
Vintage Swan Print - Framed
This classic Longyear gift features a beautiful black-and-white photo accompanied by a much-loved Bible verse (Deuteronomy 33:12) assuring God’s protection and care. Presented in a two-toned white, wooden 5 x 7 inch frame.
When Mother Lets Us Cook by Constance Johnson
Step back into the early 20th century through the pages of this vintage children’s book, which features timeless recipes made from everyday ingredients and common kitchen tools. With simple rhyming instructions and charming illustrations, it’s a fun (and tasty!) glimpse into the past for children and adults alike. Originally published in 1908.