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 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

God Knows when I feel….excited!

Children are often excited. This story from Matthew 21 is about the excited crowd who welcomed Jesus into Jerusalem. Traditionally this event is called Palm Sunday. It begins the week of Easter. We’ve told this story many times at Toddler Group. The following is an idea… In the storybag you might like to have a… Read More God Knows when I feel….excited!

Easter Story Video

Palm Sunday Story Video

A short retelling of the Palm Sunday Story I made this video for toddler group. You are very welcome to use it 🙂

Easter egg colouring printables

These A4 Easter Egg designs can be coloured or made into collages. Whatever you feel like doing! I’ve used wax crayons (you can blend the colours!), felt tips, tissue paper and some sugar paper circles. Cut out the egg shape after you’ve decorated it. If you want to paint then maybe print the shape onto… Read More Easter egg colouring printables

We’ve arrived at Easter!

We have travelled along the road to Jerusalem to reach the first Easter. Each week we’ve met different people that Jesus met on his journey and now we are at the end of our journey. This weeks story is the Easter Story .. to tell you need Peter, Mary and the paper plate visual (or… Read More We’ve arrived at Easter!

On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

Jesus rides into Jerusalem… Read More On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

On the Way to Easter…Mary

The story is from John 12:1-8 Jesus had almost arrived at Jerusalem! He had travelled a long way. How lovely that he was able to go to his friends house. Lazarus and his sisters Mary and Martha were good friends of Jesus. They wanted to do something special for him so they had a dinner… Read More On the Way to Easter…Mary

On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus

Jesus is now in Jericho on his way to Jerusalem. Last time he met Bartimaeus. Now he meets Zacchaeus. Two very different people! To tell the story… from Luke 19:1-10 Have a tree – you can make one from a pringle container or draw one – and a person to represent Zacchaeus. Place Zacchaeus in… Read More On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus