Tag Archives: Advent

choc peppermint star

Peppermint cream stars

One thing I enjoy doing are simple craft activities which link in with the Christmas story in some way, giving me an ‘in’ to chat about it both with my family, and with whoever comes into contact with the final product. Making chocolate creams is ridiculously easy, and yummy so a perfect gift for a […]

Faith at home Christmas activities with GodVenture66

Christmas at home activities

Below is a collection of faith at home activities for Christmas. Use this list to inspire your own activities, choosing things which really work for your family. Here are Some articles to help you choose the activities which are right for your family: Preparing for a Covid-19 Christmas A new type of Christmas How to do […]

Christmas cards

Explore the story with old Christmas cards

Have you got some old Christmas cards stashed? Here’s some ideas of ways you can use them to explore the Christmas story together: 1. Sort them Go through your cards and split them into two piles: ones which feature something in the Christmas story and those which don’t. You might need to do a quick […]

Glorious Impossible

Christmas art meditation using The Glorious Impossible

I love this book! It’s the Christmas and Easter stories told by the eloquent Madeleine L’Engle illustrated with frescoes from the Scrovegni Chapel by Giotto. You can see my review of the book here, but this post is about how I’ve used the pictures and story in this book to meditate on the Christmas story […]