We will be eating cake at toddler group this week as we join in with Macmillan’s biggest Coffee Morning. The usual £1 donation that adults make to toddler group will be given to Macmillan, plus anything extra people want to donate. The children will no doubt be eating cake too and we have a craft… Read More Macmillan coffee morning @ toddler group.
This past week I needed a large -ish visual aid to use at Toddler Group that was a change from a story bag. So I made a big book. Well, it’s nearer to an envelope really. Very simple to make. All you need is A3 cartridge paper (it does need to be strong paper) x2,… Read More ‘Thank you God’ big book
We often use knitted people to tell Bible stories so when I saw the sign for ‘The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition’ outside Keswick Methodist Church I had to go inside. The exhibition was excellent – well laid out and welcoming. The knitting must have taken ages and the creativity is fantastic. The Knitted Bible stories… Read More Inspiration
Well, six weeks of no toddler group has flown by. I am now in school holiday mode, just in time to pull myself together and get back into the routine! There has been plenty of other things going on – outdoor children’s clubs, a team to cook for and all the normal stuff but I… Read More Getting back…..
A couple of years ago we used the alphabet to teach a Bible story a week at Toddler Group. We used a person, place or object and once or twice a word from a story for a letter of the alphabet. For example a is for Adam, b is for Bethlehem, c is for carpenter… Read More A-Z of the Bible
Here in the UK it’s been the National Month of Prayer for Toddler Groups organised by the 1277 group. This afternoon a group of us from this local area of East London/Essex met to talk about our groups and pray together. We began by reading part of Psalm 139 that reminds us that children are… Read More pray
This story is from John 6 ( and the other gospels too). In the story basket we had Jesus, Andrew, the young boy, a paper chain of people to represent the crowd and the lunch of two fish and five loaves. In John 6 Philip is also mentioned by name but we kept to just… Read More Jesus feeds five thousand people