Platinum Jubilee Ideas

We will be celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee at toddler group with crowns to make, cakes and a special song! The bunting will be up! Here are some Platinum Jubilee Ideas for you! Platinum Jubilee crowns to make Depending on your budget and size of your group there are two choices. You can buy ready… Read More Platinum Jubilee Ideas

Spoon Puppets to Make

Spoon puppets are easy to make and lots of fun! Buy some cheap wooden spoons and add collage materials and some imagination and you have some puppets for storytelling! All you need to make spoon puppets Wooden Spoons Pipe cleaners Felt tips Wool Glue Felt/Fabric How to make the puppets Start by drawing on the… Read More Spoon Puppets to Make

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

Cup Cake Cases Flower Wreath

This is an easy craft – older children can have a go at making the flowers. Younger children can have fun choosing colour combinations and everyone can glue the flowers onto the cardboard circle. All you need Cardboard wreath (affiliate link) Glue Scissors for older children to use (for toddlers an adult can do the… Read More Cup Cake Cases Flower Wreath

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

Easter Craft

To make all you need is – picture of the empty tomb printed onto card (see file to download – there is a choice – one has the words ‘Jesus is alive!’), pictures of flowers from garden catalogues, glue, pencils and crayons. Make the picture while the card is flat and then fold in half… Read More Easter Craft

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

Weaving Craft

This is a great activity for an after school club for children aged 4-plus. It needs a bit of prep but is well worth the effort. We made these at our children’s club – everyone joined in – lots of concentration! Paper plate (cut the petals – we have 11. It’s best to have an… Read More Weaving Craft

Paper Plate Fish Craft

Cut out a triangle from the plate to make the mouth. Use the triangle for the fish tail. Attach this with glue or staple. (The stapling needs to be done by an adult) Glue lots of shiny paper to the fish. We used a variety including cellophane, tissue paper with a glittery finish, shimmer paper… Read More Paper Plate Fish Craft