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Duplo Bible

Share a Bible story using Duplo. (This can, of course, be done with any size Lego. We’re just at the Duplo stage, so that’s what we’ve used.) Firstly, you need to know which story you’re telling (can you guess which one we chose?). It’s particularly helpful to younger children for the story to be one […]

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Passover prep 2014

It’s almost time for Lent, so I find myself also preparing for Passover. We celebrate this Jewish festival as a family at home on Good Friday as a kind of ‘big Shabbat’. This year we’re going to sharing it with another family too, so I’ll be re-working our service sheet from last year, adding in […]

03 Mar

Spring activity ideas

Looking for a family activity which links in with this time of year? GodVenture provides seasonal activity ideas to inspire and encourage families to keep meeting with God in fun new ways. The activities involve prayer and reading the Bible in fun ways which make meeting God something families will want to do more and […]

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Prayer with dough

Here are five, simple ideas to pray using playdough. This works well with under 5s, but limit it to them! There’s plenty of children, teens and adults who’ll appreciate this very kinesthetic prayer. These ideas are those used at the mini-make session at the Hand in Hand conference in January. The dough I like to use […]

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Bible stories with dough

Here are five ways to explore bible stories using playdough. The dough I like to use is the 4 minute dough from The Imagination Tree. I make lemon, chocolate, peppermint, lavender, glitter spice (with cumin), glitter herb (with mint and coriander), golden caramel (with gold glitter and caramel flavouring) and lavender bake (with lavender essence and poppy […]

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Play dough thanks

This is a fun activity creating 3D thanks sculptures. It’s easy to think that prayer involves words. However, in this activity you can encourage children to use non-verbal language to express their thanks to God. It’s a simple one. Make some salt dough. Put it out, perhaps along with some tools such as cutters or […]