Isaiah 60:1-3 ‘Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations shall come to your light, and… Read More Advent calendar day 16
Luke 2:8,9 ‘And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the lord appeared to them, and the glory of the lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear’ A craft to make –… Read More Advent calendar day 15
Luke 1:35 ‘ And the angel answered her (Mary), ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most high will overshadow you, therefore the child to be born will be called holy – the Son of God.’ A craft to make – snowman bookmark – very simple to make!… Read More Advent calendar day 11
John 1:9 ‘The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.’ Craft to make – Christmas Lantern decoration You can make large or small lanterns – the basic pattern is the same. You need long strips of paper folded in half lengthenways. Cut into the fold but not right across.… Read More Advent calendar day 8
This is a lovely idea and very easy to make. You need to be patient though – let the glue dry completely or the buttons will fall off!
To make this wreath you will need a paper plate with the centre cut out. Paint this red or green. Leave to dry. Cut out lots of hearts in christmasy paper – a paper punch like the one in the photo will save a lot of time. Older children could use one but I… Read More Christmas heart wreath
Lots of sequins are needed for this simple star shaped decoration for the Christmas Tree! You will also need PVA glue, paint – I used yellow but you can use any colour poster paint, sequins, ‘Joy to the World’ mini banner, a button and thread and six lollipop/ popsicle sticks per star. (plus some spare… Read More Star Christmas decoration – using lollipop sticks