Category Archives: Knitted characters

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 … Continue reading

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Mark 10:32,33, 46-52. This is one of my favourite Bible stories. Jesus is on his way to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover and to face arrest and death when he stops to help a blind man who has to beg to … Continue reading

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Meet the gang!

  Say hello to my trusty Bible people. My mum knitted all of these from an Alan Dart pattern for a nativity set. They are perfect for telling stories at Toddler Group. I don’t use them every week as variety … Continue reading

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Jairus’s daughter – Luke 8 Bible story – homes Jesus visited

Meet Jairus! To tell the story from Luke 8 I used some simple pictures. I introduced ‘Jairus’ first and asked the children to repeat his name and say hello. The pictures I used were a selection of symbols and a … Continue reading

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Who’s in the story bag?

I like to use a story bag at toddler group story time. I find it holds the interest of the children and adults better than a picture. My mum is a great knitter and made some Bible characters for me. … Continue reading

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