Author Archives: Rachel Ball

About Rachel Ball

Hi! I'm a happily married mum of two. Let their light shine is where I blog about Toddler Group and Sunday School ideas.

The Birth of Jesus story video

Feel free to share this story video. The illustrations are from CEF Press and the words are my own based on the Gospel of Luke.

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Advent Day 1

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Star Christmas decoration to make – using lollipop sticks

Lots of sequins are needed for this simple star shaped decoration for the Christmas Tree! You will also need PVA glue Paint – I used yellow but you can use any colour poster paint Sequins ‘Joy to the World’ mini … Continue reading

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Watch “Daily Devotionals – Episode 177 – Holy Is He!” on YouTube

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How to make a shepherd

You can print the above by clicking on download…

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How to make an angel – craft video

This is my first attempt at a craft video (sorry for the pause in the middle – my phone did that all by itself!). Enjoy!

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Bible verse advent calendar to download and a giveaway!

For the last few years our family has used this advent calendar – a Bible Verse each day to help us to get ready for Christmas. The free downloads are the pictures – that can be coloured in each day … Continue reading

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Make a Paper Plate Christingle for 7-11 year olds

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Angel tree topper instructions

I made these angels last year for our toddler group. There are some instructions here on the blog in a previous post but this printable instruction leaflet is much easier to print and share.

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Autumn activity for kids!

Several years ago when my children were children (and not adults – how did that happen so fast?!) we planted some conkers in plant pots. Once we had kept the squirrels at bay they began to grow and are now … Continue reading

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