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

Shepherds find the baby in the manger

The baby sent from God was tucked up in the manger. Mary and Joseph were there to look after him. Do you remember his name? He was called Jesus. There they were that night – just the three of them. Meanwhile, out of the town, in the hills there were shepherds. Shepherds look after sheep.… Read More Shepherds find the baby in the manger

God has made a way for us to know him

Story from Luke 2 Bible truth for toddlers – God has made a way for us to know him ‘We have heard about how God is everywhere.God knows everything. God is powerful. God is holy. God is faithful. Today we find out that God has made a way for us to know him. Mary and… Read More God has made a way for us to know him

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

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