Healing of Peter’s mum-in-law

We’re doing stories from the life of peter at Tuesday toddler group. last week it was the calling of the first disciples (Mark 1:16-18. Peter is still called Simon at this point. We have used the name peter to save confusion). The craft was paper plate fish. This week it was the healing of Peter’s… Read More Healing of Peter’s mum-in-law

Another Christmas star idea!

Christmas star craft… Read More Another Christmas star idea!

Christmas Star to make

This is so easy and uses up Christmas cards! The star shape is from Baker Ross. I kept my Christmas cards from last year but wasn’t quite sure what to do with them until I was planning for Christmas and a friend told me about star shaped wreaths! For toddlers I’m cutting out nativity themed… Read More Christmas Star to make

Harvest – cereal box 3D picture

A 3D harvest picture made from a cereal box is a different craft to the usual – it takes a bit of effort to prepare but is well worth it. You need a cereal box for each child. We asked our church to donate boxes over several weeks. So to do this craft for harvest… Read More Harvest – cereal box 3D picture

Rhythms of Grace conference

On Saturday we drove to Wembley nice and early to go to a Toddler Group leaders conference. I was leading a couple of workshops about Crafts. It was a really good day. The Keynote speaker, Mary Hawes drew our attention to how toddler groups should be places of generosity, relationships, accessibility, community and encouragement. She… Read More Rhythms of Grace conference

dinosaur craft

There are lots of versions of this in my house (!) – this is my favourite How to make – paper plates cut in half. You can easily cut the dinosaur spikes/plates a few plates at a time. Older children who can safely use scissors can do this part themselves.  Each dinosaur needs a tail… Read More dinosaur craft