Tag Archives: Jesus

dave the donkey

Review: Dave the Donkey

Title: Dave the Donkey Author and Illustrator: Andrew McDonough Published by: Malcolm Down Price: £5.99 Useful for: children age 3-8 Best bit: Fun re-telling of Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem, death and resurrection from the view point of the Palm Sunday donkey! Worst bit: Very fast re-telling, with few details of the Easter story – for […]

Christmas Colouring Meditation2

Ways to use the GodVenture Nativity Colouring Poster

I love colouring and I love Christmas, so this GodVenture Nativity Colouring Poster is a perfect combination. I’m also a big fan of using the activities we do around Christmas to celebrate Jesus in some way, so here’s some ideas on how you can use this colouring poster: 1 Just colour it. Use it as […]

Lost Sheep book of Jesus calms the storm

Review: Jesus and the storm

Title: Jesus and the storm By: Andrew McDonough Price: £6.99 Offer: Get two books for £10 using the code: LS5 Published by and available from: Sarah Grace / Malcolm Down Good for: children age 0 – 11 Best bit: Jesus saying: “Down, waves, down! Do not even wiggle!” And the suggestion to do some snoring practice […]

HolyWeekBox

Guest post: A different Holy Week Box

Naomi Elliott is helping children play as a way of learning and growing in their faith. She’s passionate about open-ended play (where children are free to create their own rules and meaning) and using natural and easy-to-come-by items rather than expensive, bought items. Naomi is married to a vicar and has two boys, ages 5 and […]

Easter story puppets

Easter Story Puppets

Make the Easter story come alive using easy-to-make puppets! Updated February 2022 I first did these activities when my children were toddlers. At that time, I used The Easter Story book from The Book People, which is sadly no longer available.  I loved this activity so much I created my own set of GodVenture Easter […]