Updated April 2019 Easter is a harder story to tell than the Christmas story, but really vital as it is central to our faith. There’s so much detail, so many layers of meaning and relevance, it’s sometimes hard to know what to leave in and what to leave out. For under 5s, it’s important to remember where they […]
Looking for something to do which links in with what’s happening now? Here are some simple, creative activities you might like to try.
Home is the perfect place to have a nativity scene which children can play with. Often sets are so beautiful and delicate that they aren’t appropriate for children’s touch, which is a shame. There isn’t any other Bible story which has so many versions available, and play is a wonderful way for children (and adults!) […]
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 […]
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 […]