Jesus calls the First Disciples

In Mark 1:16-20 we read about Jesus calling his first disciples. Jesus calls his first disciples – Bible Story Idea To tell the Story you will need the different characters, a boat, a net and a fish in the Story Bag. Take them out as you need them. One day Jesus was walking along near… Read More Jesus calls the First Disciples

Let’s make a clay boat!

Let’s make a clay boat with air-hardening modelling clay. This craft is suitable for older children and gives them the opportunity to work with clay even if you have no access to a kiln. Air-hardening clay is easy to use and will dry out and keep it’s shape. We used Das. It is great to… Read More Let’s make a clay boat!

Can you find the lost sheep? – craft & story

A lift the flap craft! Can you find the lost sheep? This craft is not only something to make but will help to retell the story of the Shepherd finding his lost sheep. (From Luke 15:1-7) Children are familiar with lift the flap books – something to find on the page that’s hidden under a… Read More Can you find the lost sheep? – craft & story

Use what you have Christmas Collage

Use what you have to make a Christmas collage. There is so much for us to spend money on at Christmas that it’s a nice change to use what we already have have to make crafts. I always keep Christmas cards as they have great pictures. And those bits of wrapping paper that aren’t quite… Read More Use what you have Christmas Collage

Let’s meet Anna and Simeon!

Let’s meet Anna and Simeon who saw Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem. We read about them in Luke 2:22-38. This story isn’t always told at Christmas time but it fits in between the visit of the Shepherds and the arrival of the Wise men. (When Herod starts to anxiously look for Jesus in Matthew… Read More Let’s meet Anna and Simeon!