Setting up a toddler group is a lot of hard work! But it’s also quite a lot of fun – these are some photos of what our group looks like just before our group members arrive. We always have – playdough (homemade usually) train track dollshouse and happyland garage and cars jigsaws craft painting baby… Read More toddler group set up
Well, six weeks of no toddler group has flown by. I am now in school holiday mode, just in time to pull myself together and get back into the routine! There has been plenty of other things going on – outdoor children’s clubs, a team to cook for and all the normal stuff but I… Read More Getting back…..
This is our hall all ready for our mums, dads, grandparents and carers and of course under -5’s. I absolutely love toddler group 🙂 There are a few things not in the photos – train track, farm, duplo and a painting room. At the moment we don’t have enough people to do the painting room… Read More Toddler group
The Christian Resources Exhibition is on at the Excel in East London. So this morning I took the train to go and have a look around. I’ve come home with a few goodies and some ideas! Now in case you aren’t able to go along I picked up some of the free books from The… Read More Christian Resources Exhibition
The story of the Rich Young Man (Mark 10:17-22) has a sad ending. He loves his money more than Jesus. With older children you could talk about things that get in the way of them following Jesus. You could also add a question mark symbol and talk more about why the young man asked the… Read More Y is for the rich young man
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 idea
I’ve been thinking about sensory play – what is it? can I introduce it at toddler group? I don’t know about you but I love the idea of children making discoveries by looking and touching. While I was deliberating about where to start I got to thinking about my own childhood. What sort of sensory… Read More Sensory play