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

God is faithful – Zechariah and Elisabeth

Story from Luke 1:5-24 Bible truth for toddlers – God is faithful One day a man called Zechariah was in the temple. It was a very special place where people went to worship God. Zechariah had a special job to do there – just once in his life! He was a priest and he had… Read More God is faithful – Zechariah and Elisabeth

Books of the Bible -an easy way 2

Learning the Books of the Bible is really useful – just having an idea of whereabouts a book is and what kind of book it is can be helpful when we are finding our way around God’s Book. For a brief description of the Old Testament books take a look here. For the New Testament… Read More Books of the Bible -an easy way 2

Jairus’s daughter – Luke 8 Bible story – homes Jesus visited

Meet Jairus! To tell the story from Luke 8 I used some simple pictures. I introduced ‘Jairus’ first and asked the children to repeat his name and say hello. The pictures I used were a selection of symbols and a photo of a house that I made from a shoe box, and one phrase. I… Read More Jairus’s daughter – Luke 8 Bible story – homes Jesus visited

Pegs for legs

to add something to the telling of the Christmas story – add sheep and camels that stand up on pegs for legs. Draw a simple camel or sheep (without legs!) on to card and cut out. Add the pegs. You could also do this as a craft activity – just be careful with the pegs.

Bible Alphabet – f is for field where treasure was found.

In the Bible Alphabet at Toddler group we are on to ‘f’. I decided to go with field – the story that Jesus told about the man who found treasure buried in a field, sold all he had, bought the field and then owned the treasure. You can find the story in Matthew 13:44. To… Read More Bible Alphabet – f is for field where treasure was found.

Bible alphabet – C is for carpenter

Following on from where Jesus was born – Bethlehem – who took care of him? Mary and Joseph. In this story we concentrated on Joseph and the job he did. With young children I sometimes like to have some objects in a bag – it keeps them interested and watching what is going on and… Read More Bible alphabet – C is for carpenter

Bible Alphabet – Bethlehem

B is for Bethlehem where Jesus was born. Although it isn’t Christmas it seemed a good idea to do the story of Jesus’ birth for B. In our craft we made pictures of Bethlehem and for the story we used visuals from a book called ‘A Saviour for you’. The pictures are fantastic. Available here http://cefresources.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=95_97_101&products_id=423… Read More Bible Alphabet – Bethlehem

Jar of perfume craft – mary anoints Jesus

There are Bible stories that tell us what happened just prior to Jesus’ death and ressurection. One of these stories tells us about mary annointing Jesus’ feet with expensive perfume. As the children had been learning that we are ‘Wonderfully Made’ we started with the familiar – we thanked God for our noses and how they help… Read More Jar of perfume craft – mary anoints Jesus

Zacchaeus craft

A few weeks ago in toddler group we learnt about our feet. To build on that we have done a Bible story that includes feet – in Luke 19 we read that a man called Zacchaeus ‘wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd. So he… Read More Zacchaeus craft