This is a craft where you get in a bit of a sticky mess – but it’s fun! The egg shape is polystyrene. (I bought them from Amazon) I covered it in PVA glue and added tissue paper layers. If you finish off with a layer of glue it’ll look shiny. Experiment with the decoration.… Read More Easter egg – messy craft!
This craft is suitable for all ages – you may have to vary how you decorate the shapes. I used air drying modelling clay to make flowers and eggs. These were cut using cookie cutters. The shapes need time to dry out – a couple of days. We’ll be decorating flower shapes at Toddler Group.… Read More Easter decorations!
The story – from Mark 14,15 and John 20 Our story has a sad beginning – Can you look sad? Jesus died on the Friday. He was put in a tomb (cave) and a big stone was put over the entrance. His friends were very sad and frightened. A whole day went by – that… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Friday to Sunday
This is a great activity to do with your own children/grandchildren. All you need is a container, some compost, stones, some plants/moss from the garden/seeds and a tomb shape – this could be made from plasticine or clay. It’s a great outdoor activity or, if indoors, cover the area where you are making it with… Read More Time to make an Easter Garden!
Sometimes I like to give the parents/carers and children some actions to do during the story. We practise the actions first and then the idea is that everyone joins in at the right moment in the story! Actions – running (either on the spot or making sound of running with hands tapping knees, stars in… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Peter denies Jesus
Bible references – Mark 14 and Luke 22 (see also the accounts in Matthew and John). The following is a story idea for toddlers. Some of the details have been omitted as this age group would find all the details bewildering! As we are using Peter as our main character I have concentrated on two… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Jesus’ last meal
The fish outline is a free download from :- <a href=”https://clipartfest.com/”>clipartfest.com</a> The colourful ‘scales’ are mini cup cake cases cut in half. I bought them from Amazon. The fins are the cases cut into quarters. We were doing the story of Peter being called to follow Jesus from Mark 1:16. As Peter was a fisherman… Read More On the way to Easter – with Peter