Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

This week we arrive in Bethlehem! The story is from Luke 2:1-7. I often start story time by introducing the characters – in this story we’ll all say hello to Mary and then to Joseph as I take them out of the story bag. (The knitted characters are from an Alan Dart pattern – available… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

The angels and shepherds – Christmas

  Christmas is almost here! The story of the first Christmas is a lovely story to tell. Children can also act out what happened and dress up as the different characters. There are different ways to tell the story- – use a nativity set and a story bag. Place all the figures inside and take… Read More The angels and shepherds – Christmas