We will be eating cake at toddler group this week as we join in with Macmillan’s biggest Coffee Morning. The usual £1 donation that adults make to toddler group will be given to Macmillan, plus anything extra people want to donate. The children will no doubt be eating cake too and we have a craft… Read More Macmillan coffee morning @ toddler group.
A simple Easter garden is a great way to introduce young children to Easter. You can use natural materials such as soil/compost and leaves or you can make a garden like the one here. The playdough will last a couple of weeks before it dries out – so this won’t keep for ever – but… Read More Easter with toddlers
I’ve made a baby Moses paper plate craft before but wanted something a little simpler for our Holiday Bible Club as we don’t have a lot of time per age group. So this time there was no drawing round hands and the paper plate is a square plate. To prepare I pre cut a slit… Read More Baby Moses paper plate craft
A new song to a well known tune – always a safe combination. The tune is ‘the wheels on the bus’. The song is about these guys. As you can see, I’ve been watching Springwatch. The owl in the garden goes twit, twit, twoo, twit, twit, twoo, twit, twit, twoo The owl in the garden… Read More Springwatch inspired song!
I found this via Pinterest – it’s originally from this website http://krokotak.com/ which is full of absolutely great ideas. The idea for my simple chicken came from here http://krokotak.com/2012/11/cut-away-some-paper-animals/. My version is a bit simpler as I was cutting out quite a few for our toddler group. If you wanted to you could place these on the breakfast… Read More Easter chickens – paper plate craft
To make these pictures I started with a roll of paper from Ikea and drew a road. The buildings and trees were added. As you tell the story you can add all the things you need. The cloaks were cut from material, the donkey has pegs for legs. The people were copied from this book… Read More Jesus enters Jerusalem – Palm sunday
This year Palm Sunday is 29 March. The story is from Luke 19, Mark 11, John 12 and Matthew 21. It is the beginning of the end of Jesus’ life on the earth. In Mark’s gospel we read that ‘they (Jesus and his disciples and followers) were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and… Read More Palm Sunday craft