The Wise Men find The King

This story is from Matthew 2:1-18 To tell the story you need – some Wise Men, toy camels and a star. You can add some actions too – stars with hands (like in twinkle, twinkle little star), running, looking, kneeling. The story Bible Truth for Toddlers – Jesus is King Far away from where Jesus… Read More The Wise Men find The King

How to make a shepherd

You can print the above by clicking on download…

Paper Plate Nativity

Links to ‘how to make’ the characters (specifically the angels but the same basic idea is used for Mary, Joseph and the shepherds too) and the manger The stable is a cardboard box covered in tissue paper. If you cover the inside of the box with yellow paint or tissue paper the characters will show… Read More Paper Plate Nativity

Shepherd craft

Luke tells us that shepherds were told that the Saviour had been born! ‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord’ Luke 2:11 So here are some shepherds to make … using paper plates

Jesus is born craft

All you need for this craft – paper party bags, shredded tissue paper, stars, baby picture, glue, crayons or material for the swaddling cloths. There is a lot of cutting out to do beforehand and not loads for children to do – they decorate the baby, add the tissue paper and the star – so… Read More Jesus is born craft

Angel!

There are lots of Bible stories that include angels so this craft isn’t just for Christmas! But obviously we often make angel crafts at Christmas so here is a paper plate angel that stands up and could be used as a tree topper. All you need – paper plates (cheap and quite thin as you… Read More Angel!

Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

This week we arrive in Bethlehem! The story is from Luke 2:1-7. I often start story time by introducing the characters – in this story we’ll all say hello to Mary and then to Joseph as I take them out of the story bag. (The knitted characters are from an Alan Dart pattern – available… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

The Cast of Christmas are ready!

I’m really looking forward to telling the Christmas Story with these guys .. made by my super talented mum. The Wise Men are my favourites 🙂 The link to the knitting pattern book that my mum used is in the sidebar.