Tag Archives: prayer

bubble pots

Bubbles blessing

This is a a great way to pray with people of all ages, including very young children. Get out the bubbles and say that they represent the blessings of God, that is, all the good things in our lives, as the Bible says that every good and perfect gift comes from God (James 1:17). I […]

cushion prayer

Cushion prayer (or silent prayers)

This may not immediately seem like an idea for children, for more and more research and experience is showing how little space we all have in our lives, including children, and how some quiet and even silence can really help us connect with God. I first tried this with my energetic, always bouncing, delightful god-daughter […]

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Play dough thanks

This is a fun activity creating 3D thanks sculptures. It’s easy to think that prayer involves words. However, in this activity you can encourage children to use non-verbal language to express their thanks to God. It’s a simple one. Make some salt dough. Put it out, perhaps along with some tools such as cutters or […]