Here are some fun, easy, family activities for Advent.
DIY Advent Candle
Easy to buy, but fun to make.
Pray using satsumas or any segmented fruit – works at home and in a group either together or on Zoom!
Adapting an IKEA gingerbread house kit!
Ideas for using Lego (or Duplo!) to explore the Christmas story together.
A lovely one for younger children (and the not-so-young!)
Angel jam tarts, wrapping paper
A great way to focus on the angels in the Christmas story, what they do and say and how the story might be different without them.
Preparing for a Covid-19 Christmas
An article to inspire and encourage you
A full list of activities for Christmas
30 ways to celebrate Jesus
Here’s a poster featuring 30 ways to celebrate Jesus at Christmas
Christmas story videos – a series of short videos of Victoria Beech from GodVenture reading the Christmas story from the Bible. There are 10 videos to match the 10 sections of the story in The Whole Christmas Story mini-book. This comes in the Christmas edition of Faith at home as well as with the GodVenture Sticker Advent Calendar, so you can read along!
Explore Christmas in the Bible – an intergenerational resource to read and listen to the Bible and explore using open-ended questions and challenges.