Re-tell and play with the Christmas story using a child-friendly nativity set. The Christmas my daughter was 18 months old, I thought it time to invest in a(nother) child friendly nativity set. I wanted one which she could play with and that we can use to tell the Christmas story together. She already loved having […]
Looking for something to do which links in with what’s happening now? Here are some simple, creative activities you might like to try.
The run up to Christmas, traditionally celebrated as Advent, is such a busy time, but also a powerful time to remember, celebrate and absorb the incredible story of when God became a human baby. All families have traditions around Christmas, so all we need to do is be intentional about using them to give everyone […]
Cut a set of simple geometric shapes from felt and use them to create pictures of the Christmas story using this template. Here’s how to do it: 1. Choose your felt colours. You could cut all the shapes out of one colour sheet, or choose different colours. I chose colours which lent themselves towards certain […]
Make your own nativity set using yogurt pots. Benecol bottles (any yogurty type bottles will do!) work well, and it’s easy to use the stickers from A Christmas Family GodVenture. The book has 400+ stickers including lots of faces, buttons and the like to create your own nativity scene.In fact, you don’t even need bottles, […]
As the nights start to get longer, many children may be involved in activities which take advantage of the darker evenings and seasonal celebrations such as Halloween and guy faukes night. This prayer activity takes advantage of the darker evenings to use the movement of a sky lantern far away in the sky to represent […]