The Wise Men find The King

This story is from Matthew 2:1-18 To tell the story you need – some Wise Men, toy camels and a star. You can add some actions too – stars with hands (like in twinkle, twinkle little star), running, looking, kneeling. The story Bible Truth for Toddlers – Jesus is King Far away from where Jesus… Read More The Wise Men find The King

Paper Plate Nativity

Links to ‘how to make’ the characters (specifically the angels but the same basic idea is used for Mary, Joseph and the shepherds too) and the manger The stable is a cardboard box covered in tissue paper. If you cover the inside of the box with yellow paint or tissue paper the characters will show… Read More Paper Plate Nativity

Journey to Bethlehem – week 6 – The Shepherds

So far we have had stories about Creation, the Fall, Abraham, the angel visiting Mary and the birth of Jesus. Our last story in our journey to Bethlehem series is all about the shepherds. Luke 2:8-20 Bible Story from Luke 2:8-20 Bible truth for toddlers – Jesus is the Saviour ‘The baby sent from God was… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 6 – The Shepherds

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

Mary and the angel Gabriel

The visit of the angel Gabriel to mary is recorded in Luke 1:26 -36. This is an important part of the christmas story but can be difficult to tell to young children. I opt for sticking to the main points of the story. There is a craft at the end opf this post. To tell… Read More Mary and the angel Gabriel

J is for Jesus

In the Bible Alphabet series I decided on the annunciation story for the letter J because we were so close to Christmas. It followed on from ‘i is for Immanuel’ really well. The story is found in Lukes Gospel 1:26-33. To tell the story : Before you begin tell the children that there is something… Read More J is for Jesus

I is for Immanuel

just couldn’t think of what to do for the letter i in our Bible alphabet series at toddler group. I looked through Young’s concordance and decided on Immanuel. It fitted so well as we are approaching Christmas. Bible reference – Immanuel is mentioned three times in the Bible – Isaiah 7:14; 8:8 and Matt 1:23.… Read More I is for Immanuel