My family enjoys this English language Little Midrash series.

Does something like an English language 'Little Gemarah' (ie introduces reasoning logic) exist for children 6-12 years old?

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    Just in case you don't know, they also have that series on parts of Nakh seforimdeals.com/store15/index.php/all-books-seforim/…
    – Double AA
    Dec 2, 2015 at 16:07
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    Pirkei Avot says to start teaching Gemara, by which they mean Gemara-type logical delving into Halacha, at age 15. My understanding, based partially on personal experience, is that kids typically aren't cognitively prepared to truly handle and appreciate it until around then.
    – Isaac Moses
    Dec 2, 2015 at 16:23
  • @ Daniel ... You know, that's a very smart idea. There are learning aids, and English stories of the Gemara for kids. I am not aware of what you are asking for though. It would be nice. Dec 2, 2015 at 17:03
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    Would not be at all surprised if you could get them in/from South Korea; not sure about hashkafic value: newyorker.com/books/page-turner/…
    – SAH
    Dec 2, 2015 at 18:12
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    I recall seeing a Daf Yomi for Kids worksheet floating around somewhere. A quick search found the website: dafyomi4kids.com Dec 2, 2015 at 22:10

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Here is Masechet Yevamot broken down into worksheets per daf. I am unclear what ages they are meant for, but they do seem very colorful and something somewhat appealing to a younger scholar. (They've even printed some of them)

However, since you adressed preparations in Gemara-logic, I recommend this, which is exactly for that:

A Yiddishe Kop: Visual Brainteasers for the Keen Eye and Sharp Mind

(and volume II)

  • A Yiddishe Kop is very very good, for both kids and parents. It takes solid knowledge of halacha though. Exists in English and Hebrew
    – mbloch
    Jan 22, 2019 at 8:44

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