Category Archives: Family Ideas

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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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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Ice cream craft

Summer ice cream craft
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Cress to grow at home

Cress is lovely to grow at home with children because it grows so fast! No long wait to see the seeds sprout. Within a week you have something that you can eat. No need for soil – I used an … Continue reading

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Easter Garden to make at home

Easter or Resurrection Gardens are a great way to celebrate Easter. They are a reminder of the Easter story and are fun to make. Traditionally they would be made using soil, moss, flowers etc but this version is made entirely … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Family Advent Calendar

It isn’t quite time for Christmas – but if you want to get a head start on advent this is a ‘make your own advent calendar’. One symbol for each day with a Bible reference to read as a family. … Continue reading

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Easter egg – messy craft!

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 … Continue reading

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Easter decorations!

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 … Continue reading

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Teach us to pray

We are doing the story of Peter at after school club today – Acts 12:1-19. Peter was in prison. The church met to pray. So our take home craft is a reminder to pray. This would be a great thing … Continue reading

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