Spoon Puppets to Make

Spoon puppets are easy to make and lots of fun! Buy some cheap wooden spoons and add collage materials and some imagination and you have some puppets for storytelling! All you need to make spoon puppets Wooden Spoons Pipe cleaners Felt tips Wool Glue Felt/Fabric How to make the puppets Start by drawing on the… Read More Spoon Puppets to Make

Treasure in a Field – Stories Jesus Told

This Story is from Matthew 13:44. It’s all about finding treasure in a field. It’s just one verse but one clear meaning too – being in God’s kingdom is worth more than everything else. Story Idea You need some treasure in a box, a green blanket/cloth and a trowel or spade (keep the latter away… Read More Treasure in a Field – Stories Jesus Told

Followers of Jesus – Tabitha (Dorcas)

In Acts 9:36-43 we meet Tabitha (her Aramaic Name) or Dorcas (her Greek name). She is a follower of Jesus who sews clothes for the women in the church. When she sadly died the church leaders sent for Peter. He comes to visit and seeing the sadness of the women he sends them out of… Read More Followers of Jesus – Tabitha (Dorcas)

Parable of The Builders – Stories Jesus Told

This parable of the builders is from Luke 6:46-49. It’s a great story to tell as you can dress up as a builder, use actions, sing the song ‘The Wise Man Built His House Upon The Rock’, and, if you are feeling adventurous, use sand rock and water. But it is really helpful to explain… Read More Parable of The Builders – Stories Jesus Told

The Lost Sheep – Stories Jesus Told

Lost Sheep Bible Stories with two craft ideas for different age groups.… Read More The Lost Sheep – Stories Jesus Told

The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

The Good Samaritan is one of the stories that Jesus told and is from Luke 10. It teaches one simple truth about how we treat other people. Here is a simple storytelling idea for young children.. The Good Samaritan Story Idea To tell the story I had several of the characters (the man who was… Read More The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

Cup Cake Cases Flower Wreath

This is an easy craft – older children can have a go at making the flowers. Younger children can have fun choosing colour combinations and everyone can glue the flowers onto the cardboard circle. All you need Cardboard wreath (affiliate link) Glue Scissors for older children to use (for toddlers an adult can do the… Read More Cup Cake Cases Flower Wreath

God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

This is a retelling of the Easter Story – from John 19:28-30; 20:1,11-18 To tell the story it is helpful to have a model of the tomb. We used a cardboard box. Mary was very sad (can you look sad?). Her friend Jesus had died. He hadn’t ever done anything wrong but some people were… Read More God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

Easter with toddlers

Some ideas for Easter.. a garden to make and the Easer Story (including a you tube clip)

Easter Craft

To make all you need is – picture of the empty tomb printed onto card (see file to download – there is a choice – one has the words ‘Jesus is alive!’), pictures of flowers from garden catalogues, glue, pencils and crayons. Make the picture while the card is flat and then fold in half… Read More Easter Craft