Our five senses craft

All you need for these crafts …. Sugar paper, glue, pictures cut from catalogues and magazines, felt, feathers, satin type fabric, wool, ribbon, stars, pictures of birds singing, pictures of musical instruments and paper plates. For ‘Things I like to smell’ spray the pictures with perfume beforehand. (If you can have some real items for… Read More Our five senses craft

funny face craft

This craft is suitable for all ages – all you need is collage materials, facial features cut from magazines or pictures from the internet, glue, face shapes and sugar paper. Older children can cut out the facial features they want to use.  You can either go for proper likenesses or make some funny crazy faces.… Read More funny face craft

Thank you God book – for toddler group

Over the past term at our Toddler Group we have made a ‘thank you God book’ – this is an overview of what we did Title page ‘our thank you God book’ Then the following pages  – with pictures added from google images. Each page was A3 and was laminated. ‘I am wonderfully made’ Psalm 139… Read More Thank you God book – for toddler group

Easter decorations – eggs and more eggs

Children of almost any age can decorate these simple egg shapes. We used them at toddler group today, but they would be great for older children who would be able to do more intricate designs or pictures. To make them you need to start with a salt dough. This is very easy. You need 2… Read More Easter decorations – eggs and more eggs

Palm Sunday – Palm leaf craft

Easter is nearly here! In toddler group we have been learning about being ‘Wonderfully made’ and have already talkied about our mouths that shout, whisper and taste’ and our ears that can ‘hear shouts and whispers’. The Bible story that we are using to develop this is the Palm Sunday story that we read in… Read More Palm Sunday – Palm leaf craft

Jar of perfume craft – mary anoints Jesus

There are Bible stories that tell us what happened just prior to Jesus’ death and ressurection. One of these stories tells us about mary annointing Jesus’ feet with expensive perfume. As the children had been learning that we are ‘Wonderfully Made’ we started with the familiar – we thanked God for our noses and how they help… Read More Jar of perfume craft – mary anoints Jesus

Zacchaeus craft

A few weeks ago in toddler group we learnt about our feet. To build on that we have done a Bible story that includes feet – in Luke 19 we read that a man called Zacchaeus ‘wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd. So he… Read More Zacchaeus craft

Wonderfully made!

For this craft you need to make or buy people cut outs. (The ones in the picture are bought) Provide shapes for clothes and crayons or felt tips for added detail. Older cildren could add googly eyes.

Tabitha – T-shirt craft

  The story of Tabitha (Dorcas) is found in the Bible in Acts 9:36-43. She was a follower of Jesus who helped others by making clothes. We used this story as an extension to ‘Thank you God for our hands’. The story was told to under threes using a bag of items that you need… Read More Tabitha – T-shirt craft

Thank you God, for my feet

For this simple craft provide an outline of feet on A4 card. The children can colour with wax crayons and glue tissue paper and shiny shapes – we used up some craft supplies so you can see tulips and flowers! If you want  the children can take off their shoes and an adult draw around… Read More Thank you God, for my feet