Tag Archives: under 5s

wooden spoons with faces drawn on them for a story

Wooden spoon Bible stories

Draw people’s faces  on wooden spoons and use them to tell Bible stories! We created these together, making a collection of men and women (and some other odd characters!). We tried out using a pyrography pen, but it was a) very VERY hot so I didn’t feel comfortable letting my 8 and 10 year olds […]

loose parts

Using loose parts to play Bible stories

I was recently looking at the Benedictus, otherwise known as the words Zechariah says on the birth of his son, John the Baptist in Luke 1:67-79. It’s a powerful passage, although not as well-known as Mary’s song a few verses earlier in the chapter. As I looked at it, I started to see connections with […]

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 […]

cover of welcome to the journey a brilliant baptism gift for children

Review – Welcome to the Journey

Title: Welcome to the Journey By: Bob Hartman and Raffaella Ligi Price: Hardback: £7.99 Paperback pack of 5: £25 Published by and available from: Lion Good for: godparents, grand parents, parents and adults with contact with young children being baptised Best bit: Delightful repeated refrain: Welcome to the journey! Worst bit: The traditional Baptism-gift cover hides […]