This week is my eldest daughter’s baptism birthday. She was baptised at our (then) local Anglican church age 1, with a large congregation of our family and friends. It was a wonderful event, with lots of interactive elements in the service and a bring and share picnic at ours afterwards. She was too young to […]
Looking for something to do which links in with what’s happening now? Here are some simple, creative activities you might like to try.
Have fun choosing and preparing fruit. If possible, arrange to visit a pick your own farm to pick it first! Look for suitable moments during the preparation to help everyone reflect on what fruit they like and why, and to tell God about this, thanking Him for His brilliant creations. Open ended questions are good […]
Sounds simple, but if you’re enjoying doing things outdoors, take your ‘God time together’ outside too. Maybe do what you usually do, or maybe try something a bit different. You may find the change in venue makes it different anyway, and perhaps allows you to pray or explore the Bible together at a different time […]
I love using the seasons in our faith at home. This is fairly easy in the run up to Christmas and Easter, and in the Autumn we celebrate the Biblical feasts. However, between Pentecost and October, there’s a dearth of significant markers. However, the natural ‘calendar’ is often useful, and in the summer our days […]
Have fun sharing the Easter story using easy-to-make puppets! I first did this activities when my children were toddlers using The Easter Story book from The Book People. However, those books are no longer available, so I’ve made a set of GodVenture Easter puppets you can either download and print or buy a book printed […]