‘Love heart flower cards’ – I use paper cutters a lot so although they can be expensive they are worth it. It would take me for ever to cut out hearts! The other shapes are squares/rectangles for the vase and thin strips of green paper for the stalks. The leaves and flowers are hearts.
This is a great activity to do with your own children/grandchildren. All you need is a container, some compost, stones, some plants/moss from the garden/seeds and a tomb shape – this could be made from plasticine or clay. It’s a great outdoor activity or, if indoors, cover the area where you are making it with… Read More Time to make an Easter Garden!
Sometimes I like to give the parents/carers and children some actions to do during the story. We practise the actions first and then the idea is that everyone joins in at the right moment in the story! Actions – running (either on the spot or making sound of running with hands tapping knees, stars in… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Peter denies Jesus
Bible references – Mark 14 and Luke 22 (see also the accounts in Matthew and John). The following is a story idea for toddlers. Some of the details have been omitted as this age group would find all the details bewildering! As we are using Peter as our main character I have concentrated on two… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Jesus’ last meal
The fish outline is a free download from :- <a href=”https://clipartfest.com/”>clipartfest.com</a> The colourful ‘scales’ are mini cup cake cases cut in half. I bought them from Amazon. The fins are the cases cut into quarters. We were doing the story of Peter being called to follow Jesus from Mark 1:16. As Peter was a fisherman… Read More On the way to Easter – with Peter
Easter is nearly here! At least the schools break up in about five weeks time. We’ll be telling the Easter story nearly two weeks before the Easter weekend so it feels closer than it is. If you are looking for a simple telling of the Easter story then Go Teach Toddlers Book 2 is one… Read More Easter story – Go Teach
Luke 2 We have heard about how God is everywhere.God knows everything. God is powerful. God is holy. God is faithful. Today we find out that God has made a way for us to know him. Mary and Joseph were in the stable. That night something amazing had happened. Jesus had been born as a… Read More God has made a way for us to know him