Even if your parish is doing a good job, it’s still mainly your job! And no, I am not above offering cash prizes to kids who memorize things.
Here are some of the books I recommended in my post. As always, if you want to buy any of these books through Amazon, I would be most grateful if you would do it through these links! I get a small percentage of each sale, which makes a huge difference in keeping our family afloat, especially during Birthday $ea$on. (If you get to Amazon through one of these links and buy something else besides what I recommended, I still get credit for that purchase.) Thank you!
St. Joseph Baltimore Catechism No. 1. There are many editions of the Baltimore Catechism, but I have found that the St. Joseph ones are the most solid without being dry and pedantic.
Faith and Life series by Ignatius Press. Our Heavenly Father is Book One; there are several in the series.
The Picture Bible - a cartoon version – by Iva Hoth
several by Tomie de Paola: St. Benedict and Scholastica, St. Francis, St. Christopher, The Miracles of Jesus, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bible Stories, etc.