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Custom "God Made Me" Book for Boys

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God Made

This is almost identical to the original custom mini-book, but has a "God Made Me" theme to it.  Thanks to one of our viewers, JoAnna, for suggesting this version of the book!  It allows you to fill in name, age and quite a few other things to give the book a personal touch. 

There are three 'boy images' (light, medium and dark skin tones) and different images for where people might live (house, apartment or farm).  Hopefully I've provided enough variety to make the books work for everyone!

The words in the book aren't as simple or repetitive as some of the other mini books on the site, but it's fun for preschool/kindergarten children to try to pick out the words they know (like their name!) and for Grade 1 and 2 children to read on their own.



  • If you imagine a 'real' book for a second, you know that each page has printing on the front and the back.  We're going to fold the pages to make it like a real book.
    • Fold each page along the center dotted line so the images are on the OUTSIDE and the blank sides of the paper are on the inside (imagine you're making a greeting card).
    • You can use a glue stick, if you like, to glue the pages together (we find this makes it easier for page turning later on)
  • Stack the pages, so the odd numbers are on top and the folded edges are lined up.
  • Put three or four staples along the edge to hold the book together.
  • Trim with scissors or paper cutter if needed.
  • Trim again, if needed.
  • Flip through the book once, carefully folding the pages to make the book easier for the children to read.


  • Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.
  • Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).
  • There'll be less trimming to do if you also turn off the headers and footers.

Photos are for the original 
custom Girl book,
but the process is the same


Fold with pictures out 
and glue (optional)

stack with odd 
numbers on top




Start making your mini book in:

Note about printing custom mini-books.