H is for Horeb – Bible Alphabet

In Deuteronomy 5 Moses refers to the mountain  where he received the ten commandments as mount Horeb. (In Exodus it is called Mount Sinai – same place; different name) To tell the story I used a simple picture of a mountain drawn on to a large roll of paper (from Ikea). There was a ‘mini… Read More H is for Horeb – Bible Alphabet

G is for Goliath – Bible alphabet

The Bible tells us that Goliath was over 9 feet tall. (read the story in 1 Samuel 17). It isn’t always easy to imagine just how tall someone is so we made a life size Goliath. The basic technique for doing this can be used for many pictures and would be very good for making… Read More G is for Goliath – Bible alphabet

Bible Alphabet – f is for field where treasure was found.

In the Bible Alphabet at Toddler group we are on to ‘f’. I decided to go with field – the story that Jesus told about the man who found treasure buried in a field, sold all he had, bought the field and then owned the treasure. You can find the story in Matthew 13:44. To… Read More Bible Alphabet – f is for field where treasure was found.

Bible alphabet – a is for Adam

Adam was given a special job to do – he was to care for the animals that God had made. to tell this story we had a picture of adam in the garden of eden. Then we pulled different toy animals from a story bag and named them and made their sounds (if possible!). The… Read More Bible alphabet – a is for Adam

Bible alphabet – E is for Eve

E is for Eve. Although the bible doesn’t say that Eve ate an apple we used an apple to tell the story from Genesis 3 as it’s a familiar fruit for the children. It worked well having two real apples to choose from held by a person pretending to be a tree. Then an adult playing… Read More Bible alphabet – E is for Eve

Lion craft – Daniel talked to God (Bible alphabet – D is for Daniel)

In the Bible alphabet we are up to Dd – Daniel. The story is written for three’s and under. If you use it then you can add counting to three on your fingers and of course use a made up lion paper plate at the right time in the story. Craft – a paper plate… Read More Lion craft – Daniel talked to God (Bible alphabet – D is for Daniel)

Bible alphabet – C is for carpenter

Following on from where Jesus was born – Bethlehem – who took care of him? Mary and Joseph. In this story we concentrated on Joseph and the job he did. With young children I sometimes like to have some objects in a bag – it keeps them interested and watching what is going on and… Read More Bible alphabet – C is for carpenter

Bible Alphabet – Bethlehem

B is for Bethlehem where Jesus was born. Although it isn’t Christmas it seemed a good idea to do the story of Jesus’ birth for B. In our craft we made pictures of Bethlehem and for the story we used visuals from a book called ‘A Saviour for you’. The pictures are fantastic. Available here http://cefresources.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=95_97_101&products_id=423… Read More Bible Alphabet – Bethlehem

Bible Alphabet – B

Last week we started a new term at Toddler Group. For the Bible stories we will take a letter of the alphabet each week and tell a story based on something or someone whose name begins with that letter. A- Adam B- Bethlehem. For B the craft is a picture of Bethlehem. Parts of the… Read More Bible Alphabet – B