Tag Archives: story

buttons and lollsticks

Buttons and lollysticks – exploring the crowd

One of the things I like doing when reading the Bible is considering the crowd. Who are the non-speaking people in this story? Which people from other Bible stories might have also been in this one as part of ‘the crowd’. This is especially interesting when looking at stories about Jesus as the Bible often […]

Mosaic

Review: Mosaic – Celebrations

Title: Mosaic – Celebrations Author: Scripture Union Useful for: anyone wanting materials for a small group with a wide age range (e.g. a family!) Best bit: loads of creative activity pages and flexible, accessible ways to explore the Bible story including great artwork Worst bit: maybe too many colouring pages, although my children did love them! Price: RRP £12. Currently […]

treasure box contents

Review: Treasure Box

Title: Treasure Box Author: Becky and Adam May Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home Best bit: the lovely Bible story book and ready-to-go craft activities – my 5 year old especially loved the weaving loom Worst bit: the wooden door included in the box was lovely, but the prayer ideas didn’t actually […]

Happyland nativity

My favourite nativity scenes

Edited with new links and sets for 2016 My name is Victoria and I’m a nativity scene addict. There. I’ve said it. I just love nativity sets, especially ones which everyone can touch, play with and enjoy. There’s some lovely ones about, and although it may seem like quite a bit of money, I’ve found this is […]