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bubbles

Bubbles blessing

This is a blessing prayer you can do over people, including very young children. As you get out the bubbles, say that they represent the blessings of God. You might like to talk about some http://onhealthy.net/product-category/muscle-relaxant/ blessings before you start or call them out as you blow: health safety family friends good sleep wisdom joy […]

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Working with Under 5s

This Saturday I will be speaking at a Lichfield Diocese event in Stoke on Trent about Working with Under 5s. Here’s a few of the thoughts I’ll be sharing: Working with under 5s: Seeing Jesus at work among the nappies and play dough There are many challenges when working with under 5s. I’m sure you can list a […]

Easter books

Easter books for Under 5s: babies, toddlers and preschoolers

Easter is a harder story to tell than the Christmas story, but really vital as it is central to our faith. There’s so much detail, so many layers of meaning and relevance, it’s sometimes hard to know what to leave in and what to leave out. For under 5s, it’s important to remember where they are at developmentally, […]

Your nativity scene

What’s your nativity scene like?

Home is the perfect place to have a nativity scene which children can play with. Often sets are so beautiful and delicate that they aren’t appropriate for children’s touch, which is a shame. There isn’t any other Bible story which has so many versions available, and play is a wonderful way for children (and adults!) […]