Here are some fun, easy, family activities for Advent.


DIY Advent Candle

Easy to buy, but fun to make.


Satsuma prayers

Pray using satsumas or any segmented fruit – works at home and in a group either together or on Zoom!


Gingerbread nativity

Adapting an IKEA gingerbread house kit!


Lego nativity

Ideas for using Lego (or Duplo!) to explore the Christmas story together.


Lollystick stable

A lovely one for younger children (and the not-so-young!)


Christmas Carol bingo

The hugely popular carol game which helps focus on the words of the songs. Get the downloadable sheet for only £1 here.


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.


Nativity colouring

Colour in this wonderfully details nativity picture: only £1 here (This comes as an A3 poster in the Christmas edition of Faith at home). If you want to colour while listening to the Christmas story, follow the links then click on the audio logo on the biblegateway page.


Preparing for a Covid-19 Christmas

An article to inspire and encourage you


Christmas resources

A full list of activities for Christmas


30 ways to celebrate Jesus

Here’s a poster featuring 30 ways to celebrate Jesus at Christmas


Coming Soon

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.