Moses paper plate

  We made these over two weeks at our after school club. The first week we made the basket and baby Moses and today we made the hand shaped reeds and tissue paper water. The four year olds did a great job of using scissors. I never use scissors with preschoolers but the children today… Read More Moses paper plate

Rahab and the spies – duplo

At toddler group we are using the Go Teach Book No 5 for under three’s. Last week the story was from Joshua 2 – Rahab and the spies. We took a break from using items from a storybag and had a duplo city instead. This was hidden under a cloth all morning so as not to… Read More Rahab and the spies – duplo

Books of the Bible -an easy way 2

Learning the Books of the Bible is really useful – just having an idea of whereabouts a book is and what kind of book it is can be helpful when we are finding our way around God’s Book. For a brief description of the Old Testament books take a look here. For the New Testament… Read More Books of the Bible -an easy way 2

role play at toddler group – hospital

We are doing a series of bible stories all about ‘People Jesus helped’ from the Go Teach Toddlers Book 4. One of the suggested activities was to make a doll’s hospital so we had a go. It’s quite basic – a doctor’s play set, couple of dressing up clothes, dolls, dolls clothes and bedding, toy… Read More role play at toddler group – hospital

Palm leaf craft

This is a very easy palm leaf craft. The basic shape is cut from construction paper (5 at a time). Then there are two shades of tissue paper, squares of green construction paper and some shiny cellophane – this was not great to cut up as it clings to you! It’ll look nice and I like to… Read More Palm leaf craft

Genesis 3 – would you Adam and Eve it?

As part of a series for older children – 4 years plus – we’re taking a look at the beginning of the Bible. Would you ‘Adam and Eve it?’ is rhyming slang for would you ‘believe it?’ The Bible,  God’s Word to us is true. We want to encourage others to believe God’s words. Genesis… Read More Genesis 3 – would you Adam and Eve it?

Genesis 1 – ‘Would you Adam and Eve it?’

Genesis 1 tells us how it all began. It is a chronological telling of how the world began. Once there was just God and then he spoke the world into being. Our beginning matters because if God made us then this is his world and we are accountable to him. So do we Adam and… Read More Genesis 1 – ‘Would you Adam and Eve it?’

Mother’s day card

Sometimes I manage to find something when I need it! Today I managed to locate a bag of petals and flower pots that were left over from a summer themed craft last year. They are now going to be used to make mother’s day cards. One of the helpers at toddler group is a committed… Read More Mother’s day card

Valentines

Our toddler group will close for two weeks this half term 🙁 so it’s an easy Valentines Craft this week. Our families pay £1 a week to come to the group so every now and then I use some of the funds to stock up on craft supplies. The heart stickers were not cheap but… Read More Valentines

Make your own advent calendar

  Chocolate has taken over advent calendars! So this is a set of printables to make your own set of pictures (that children can decorate every day of advent) with a Bible verse to read each day. In our family  we won’t do this instead of chocolate but alongside the chocolate eating advent calendar. Use this… Read More Make your own advent calendar