The Lost Sheep – Stories Jesus Told

Lost Sheep Bible Stories with two craft ideas for different age groups.… Read More The Lost Sheep – Stories Jesus Told

The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

The Good Samaritan is one of the stories that Jesus told and is from Luke 10. It teaches one simple truth about how we treat other people. Here is a simple storytelling idea for young children.. The Good Samaritan Story Idea To tell the story I had several of the characters (the man who was… Read More The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

Jesus and Three Disciples – A Bible Number Story

We are up to the number 3. This Story is from Matthew 17:1-13. (We have already thought about Jonah and One Big Fish and Noah and Two of Every Animal.) This week’s Bible Truth for Toddler’s is, ‘We can listen to Jesus.’ To tell the story you could have three people to take out of… Read More Jesus and Three Disciples – A Bible Number Story

Noah and two of every animal – A Bible Number Story

Last week we thought about the Number One and Jonah and the One Big Fish. This story is all about counting to two! The Bible Truth for toddlers is, ‘Those who trust in God are rescued’. To tell the story you can use – an ark, animals in pairs, Mr and Mrs Noah, a toy… Read More Noah and two of every animal – A Bible Number Story

Jonah and the One Great Big Fish – A Bible Number Story

We are thinking about counting in toddler group. So we have some Bible Stories with numbers. First up is ‘Jonah and the One Great Big fish‘. The Bible truth for toddlers in this story is ‘God always knows where we are’. The story is from the book of Jonah. To tell the Story you need… Read More Jonah and the One Great Big Fish – A Bible Number Story

‘Thank you God for yummy food’ craft

To Make You need A4 card with holes punched at the top (landscape) centre and thread added Stick on lots of pictures of fruit and vegetables (from gardening catalogues) Add the ribbon/banner. See download below. Hang up in the kitchen! While you are making talk about the names of the fruit and vegetables, their colours… Read More ‘Thank you God for yummy food’ craft

On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus

Jesus is now in Jericho on his way to Jerusalem. Last time he met Bartimaeus. Now he meets Zacchaeus. Two very different people! To tell the story… from Luke 19:1-10 Have a tree – you can make one from a pringle container or draw one – and a person to represent Zacchaeus. Place Zacchaeus in… Read More On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus

God made the stars spiral

This is exactly the same basic idea as the blossom spiral that I posted about here https://lettheirlightshine.com/2020/02/20/spring-is-coming/ Instead of blossom I’ve used tissue paper for the sky – you could use anything blue including paint or crayon. But the lovely thing about tissue paper is that I’ve made the strips long so they hang down… Read More God made the stars spiral

Valentine craft

Next Thursday we’ll be making Valentine cards at toddler group. I buy blank cards with envelopes from Amazon, Hobbycraft or Poundland. The hearts are cut from coloured paper with paper punchers. I like to use pinks, purples and yellows to make the hearts. You could use any colours that you fancy. It’s entirely up to… Read More Valentine craft

Women in the Bible

Every now and then we do a series of toddler group stories about women. Most of the adults in our groups are women and it is easy to tell stories each week that are all male! So we intentionally include the women. Here are five Bible stories about women with a craft…