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

Easter Story Video

We’ve arrived at Easter!

We have travelled along the road to Jerusalem to reach the first Easter. Each week we’ve met different people that Jesus met on his journey and now we are at the end of our journey. This weeks story is the Easter Story .. to tell you need Peter, Mary and the paper plate visual (or… Read More We’ve arrived at Easter!

On the way to Easter…paper plate pictures

Next half term at Thursday toddler group we will be travelling along the road to Easter. In the Gospels Jesus meets several people when he is on this last journey to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover for the final time. So four of our stories will be about these people that met Jesus as he… Read More On the way to Easter…paper plate pictures

On the way to Easter with Peter – Peter denies Jesus

Sometimes I like to give the parents/carers and children some actions to do during the story. We practise the actions first and then the idea is that everyone joins in at the right moment in the story! Actions – running (either on the spot or making sound of running with hands tapping knees, stars in… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Peter denies Jesus

On the way to Easter with Peter – Jesus’ last meal

Bible references –  Mark 14 and Luke 22 (see also the accounts in Matthew and John). The following is a story idea for toddlers. Some of the details have been omitted as this age group would find all the details bewildering! As we are using Peter as our main character I have concentrated on two… Read More On the way to Easter with Peter – Jesus’ last meal

On the way to Easter – with Peter

The fish outline is a free download from :- <a href=”https://clipartfest.com/”>clipartfest.com</a&gt; The colourful ‘scales’ are mini cup cake cases cut in half. I bought them from Amazon. The fins are the cases cut into quarters. We were doing the story of Peter being called to follow Jesus from Mark 1:16. As Peter was a fisherman… Read More On the way to Easter – with Peter