This is a great activity for an after school club for children aged 4-plus. It needs a bit of prep but is well worth the effort. We made these at our children’s club – everyone joined in – lots of concentration! Paper plate (cut the petals – we have 11. It’s best to have an… Read More Weaving Craft
Cut out a triangle from the plate to make the mouth. Use the triangle for the fish tail. Attach this with glue or staple. (The stapling needs to be done by an adult) Glue lots of shiny paper to the fish. We used a variety including cellophane, tissue paper with a glittery finish, shimmer paper… Read More Paper Plate Fish Craft
This is the same idea as the Easter Stained Glass . This time we have an empty tomb cut from black card and a stone. If you can have a bright tissue paper colour behind the empty tomb it will really glow when you put the craft at a sunlit window. Click on the link… Read More Jesus is Alive! Craft
How to make your own Easter Stained Glass picture You will need Black paper plate Tacky back Tissue paper in bright colours Cross cut from the plate centre or black paper Glue To make Cut out the centre of the plate (use this to make the cross) Add the tacky back – you need the… Read More Easter Stained Glass
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
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I made these angels last year for our toddler group. There are some instructions here on the blog in a previous post but this printable instruction leaflet is much easier to print and share.
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 from paper and card – if you haven’t got easy access to soil and plants… Read More Easter Garden to make at home
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!
Jesus rides into Jerusalem… Read More On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story