On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

Jesus rides into Jerusalem… Read More On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

On the way to Easter…paper plate pictures

Next half term at Thursday toddler group we will be travelling along the road to Easter. In the Gospels Jesus meets several people when he is on this last journey to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover for the final time. So four of our stories will be about these people that met Jesus as he… Read More On the way to Easter…paper plate pictures

Let’s Share Bible Stories with Toddlers

“Hello friends, hello friends. How are you, how are you? It’s time for a story, time for a story. Come and listen, come and listen.” We sing this song to the tune of ‘Frere Jacques’ every week at toddler group. We gather round the story chair in a semi – circle; some sit on the… Read More Let’s Share Bible Stories with Toddlers

Christmas story paper plates

These paper plates can be used to tell the Christmas story and/or as craft ideas. They need some prep so I’m posting them now! The Angel Gabriel visits Mary – Luke 1:26-38   Jesus is born – Luke 2:1-7 The shepherds are told about the birth of the Saviour – Luke 2:8-21 You can tell… Read More Christmas story paper plates

Holiday Bible Club Craft (2)

We used a wooden spoon based craft for the bible story about Jesus healing a man who had leprosy. You can read the story in Matthew 8. The children drew a sad face one side of the spoon and a happy face the other. We used kitchen roll for the clothes – a fairly good… Read More Holiday Bible Club Craft (2)

God made water – and a giveaway!

a pre-school teaching resource to win!… Read More God made water – and a giveaway!

Thank you God for my nose..

For the Bible story we used Luke 7:36-46. This is a difficult story to tell as it probably seems strange to us that someone would anoint a persons feet. You need to explain that in those days people would wash their feet when they went into a home as they would be dusty and hot.… Read More Thank you God for my nose..

Jericho

We don’t usually do stories in strict chronological order at Toddler Group. We generally tell Bible stories that are linked by a theme and may or may not follow on from the previous week. However, we followed the story of Rahab and the spies with the story of Jericho and it worked well. The duplo Jericho… Read More Jericho

Easter with toddlers

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

frogs in the bed..!

Bible story from Exodus 8. This is part of our series of stories about animals in the Bible. Meet the main characters – Moses, Pharoah and frogs! Moses was the leader of God’s people. God’s people lived in Egypt. They were very sad (can you look sad). Everyday they had to make bricks. they made… Read More frogs in the bed..!