Engaging children with prayer

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6 As a child the first prayer I learned was "Now I lay me down to sleep, my soul I pray to keep." As I got older, my parents taught me longer prayers. One example is: "God is Great, God is Good, Let us thank him for this food." I can remember praying this as a little boy all of the time. The point is because I learned, however elementary it may have been, to pray as a chi