In our family, we celebrate Shabbat each week and Passover each year so I wanted to look at the Jewish ‘High Holy Days’ as they are known, to find some rituals we could use to enrich our faith at home. I’m not going to give an exhaustive overview here, (because you have google too!) but […]
Looking for something to do which links in with what’s happening now? Here are some simple, creative activities you might like to try.
This week is my eldest daughter’s baptism birthday. She was baptised at our (then) local Anglican church age 1, with a large congregation of our family and friends. It was a wonderful event, with lots of interactive elements in the service and a bring and share picnic at ours afterwards. She was too young to […]
The Easter story occurs in a wide variety of different places. Have fun seeing if you can re-tell parts of the Easter story you know in similar places to those the events took place in. You could make copies of the different parts of the story and put them in envelopes with the ‘address’ of where you […]
I wonder what part of the Easter story you like best? Which part have you particularly noticed this year? I wonder what you might make out of these shapes? I love open end activities. We have creative materials out all the time for my daughters to create something whenever the mood takes them. And they do! Often before breakfast […]
The challenge is to try reading the whole of the Easter story before Easter. You could read it from a children’s Bible such as The Big Bible Storybook or from one gospel in a family-friendly Bible version such as the Contemporary English Version. Click here for links to the whole story from Matthew, Mark, Luke, […]
Print your own Passover service sheet! We’ve celebrated Passover in our home for a number of years now, and each year it’s different, as we adapt it around who will be there. We tend to have a big feast-like meal interspersed with parts of the service (seder). We include elements which we use each week in […]