Animal Bible Stories and crafts

I thought I’d put all the animal bible stories and crafts that we’ve done at toddler group in one place! These are all suitable for under fives. We have ravens, bees, big fish, lions, fox and sheep. Of course you could add Creation and Noah to the list for even more animals! Animal Bible Stories… Read More Animal Bible Stories and crafts

Nehemiah and the fox! – animal stories

Nehemiah was given the job of rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. His enemies made fun of him, ‘if a fox climbs on your wall it will fall down!’ (Nehemiah 4:3) they said. But Nehemiah kept building and with God’s help the wall was finished! In the story bag – wooden bricks for the wall (not… Read More Nehemiah and the fox! – animal stories

Jonah and the Whale (big fish) – animal stories

Week three of Bible animal stories was Jonah. Craft Idea – Can you spot Jonah? He is hidden away inside the big fish! Here is a PDF of the fish  whale (1) Jonah was made from cutting up concertina people bought from Amazon. The sea is crepe paper strips and cellophane strips. You have to… Read More Jonah and the Whale (big fish) – animal stories

shepherd and sheep printable

There are lots of Bible Stories about people who were shepherds  – Abel, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob,  Joseph and his brothers, Moses, David and Jesus is the Good Shepherd. I’ll be using this colouring page as the craft for the story about Moses and the burning bush. (Exodus 3). As we do the craft before and… Read More shepherd and sheep printable

God made big animals – paper plate craft ideas

Paper plates, tissue paper, glue and a bit of preparation = animal crafts that look great and are fun to make. You can add googly eyes, wool, stickers for eyes, triangles for a nose… Here are a couple that I’ve made – There are loads of ideas on my paper plate pinterest board 

Having Breakfast with Jesus

We’ve been thinking about animals in the Bible in toddler group and we are very near the end of term. This is our last animal story. I decided to do fish – they are mentioned quite a lot in the gospels! The story is from John 21. This is a brief outline. In the story… Read More Having Breakfast with Jesus

The Prodigal Son – Stories Jesus Told

This is one of the stories that Jesus told about the lost and the found. The younger son wants his money and spends the lot. He ends up feeding the pigs and comes to his senses. But when he goes home he is welcomed by his father. This son was lost but now is found!… Read More The Prodigal Son – Stories Jesus Told

frogs in the bed..!

Bible story from Exodus 8. This is part of our series of stories about animals in the Bible. Meet the main characters – Moses, Pharoah and frogs! Moses was the leader of God’s people. God’s people lived in Egypt. They were very sad (can you look sad). Everyday they had to make bricks. they made… Read More frogs in the bed..!

Samson and the bumble bees.

We’ve been doing a few Bible stories at toddler group on the theme of ‘animals in the Bible’. We started with Jonah and have done the ravens feeding Elijah. Then we had a story about camels and today we thought about bees. ( I know they aren’t animals but I think it’s ok to be… Read More Samson and the bumble bees.

L is for lost sheep – Bible alphabet (Pdf for craft activity)

Luke 15:1-7. Jesus told the parable of the lost sheep. To tell the story to young children Very young children will probably benefit from using smaller numbers – maybe just up to ten with the number ten sheep missing.  Before you begin hide a sheep but unless you have a small group give the task… Read More L is for lost sheep – Bible alphabet (Pdf for craft activity)