Tag Archives: Summer

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The BEST IDEA for your family faith at home this Summer

I’m a strong believer in the uniqueness of every family, and that you need to find things which work for your family in the the season you’re currently in. However, that doesn’t mean you need hundreds of ideas, so I’ve made a a list of suggestions for you to choose the BEST idea for your family from depending on what […]

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Long stories for long summer days

I love using the seasons in our faith at home. This is fairly easy in the run up to Christmas and Easter, and in the Autumn we celebrate the Biblical feasts. However, between Pentecost and October, there’s a dearth of significant markers. However, the natural ‘calendar’ is often useful, and in the summer our days […]

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Inside Out – A film for transition

Last Friday we had a Movie Morning. We stayed in our pjs, set up chairs and cosy blankets in the lounge and ate waffles while we watched Inside Out. It was 10 days until we moved house, and I wanted to watch this film with my children so that we could chat about some of […]

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Faith at home in the summer holidays

What word would you choose to describe summer holidays? Wonderful? Relaxing? Memory-making? Long? Stressful? Childcare? Expensive? Exhausting? Whatever the age of our children and our unique blend of work and childcare, summer holidays change our daily lives. Our routines are different, our goals are different, and we face challenges which don’t exist during term time. […]

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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 […]

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Story stones

These are usually used to inspire children to invent stories, but I’ve found they can also be used to let them choose Bible stories to explore and engage with the stories. It’s an activity which can be done at any time of year, but we’ve done it on not-so-warm days when I don’t want to […]