Treasure in a Field – Stories Jesus Told

This Story is from Matthew 13:44. It’s all about finding treasure in a field. It’s just one verse but one clear meaning too – being in God’s kingdom is worth more than everything else. Story Idea You need some treasure in a box, a green blanket/cloth and a trowel or spade (keep the latter away… Read More Treasure in a Field – Stories Jesus Told

Followers of Jesus – Tabitha (Dorcas)

In Acts 9:36-43 we meet Tabitha (her Aramaic Name) or Dorcas (her Greek name). She is a follower of Jesus who sews clothes for the women in the church. When she sadly died the church leaders sent for Peter. He comes to visit and seeing the sadness of the women he sends them out of… Read More Followers of Jesus – Tabitha (Dorcas)

Parable of The Builders – Stories Jesus Told

This parable of the builders is from Luke 6:46-49. It’s a great story to tell as you can dress up as a builder, use actions, sing the song ‘The Wise Man Built His House Upon The Rock’, and, if you are feeling adventurous, use sand rock and water. But it is really helpful to explain… Read More Parable of The Builders – Stories Jesus Told

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

God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

This is a retelling of the Easter Story – from John 19:28-30; 20:1,11-18 To tell the story it is helpful to have a model of the tomb. We used a cardboard box. Mary was very sad (can you look sad?). Her friend Jesus had died. He hadn’t ever done anything wrong but some people were… Read More God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

God Knows when I feel….excited!

Children are often excited. This story from Matthew 21 is about the excited crowd who welcomed Jesus into Jerusalem. Traditionally this event is called Palm Sunday. It begins the week of Easter. We’ve told this story many times at Toddler Group. The following is an idea… In the storybag you might like to have a… Read More God Knows when I feel….excited!

God knows when I feel….thankful

This story is from Luke 17:11-19. Bible truth for toddlers – God knows when I feel thankful I used 10 wooden spoons to represent the ten men that asked Jesus to help them. On one side there is a sad face and on the other a happy face. Turn the spoons around as the men… Read More God knows when I feel….thankful

God knows when I feel….scared

God really does know how we feel. This week’s story is from Luke 8:22-25 when the disciples were scared. Even though Jesus was sleeping he is the Son of God, and he still knew how the disciples felt. Bible truth for Toddlers – God knows when I am scared In the storybag – disciples, a… Read More God knows when I feel….scared

God knows when I feel….. busy!

This term we are telling Bible Stories that remind us that God knows how we feel. We start with Martha feeling busy. The story is from Luke 10: 38-42. Each week there will be a different emoji paper plate face that represents how the character in the story is feeling. Bible truth for Toddlers –… Read More God knows when I feel….. busy!