The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

The Good Samaritan is one of the stories that Jesus told and is from Luke 10. It teaches one simple truth about how we treat other people. Here is a simple storytelling idea for young children.. The Good Samaritan Story Idea To tell the story I had several of the characters (the man who was… Read More The Good Samaritan – Stories Jesus Told

Jonah and the One Great Big Fish – A Bible Number Story

We are thinking about counting in toddler group. So we have some Bible Stories with numbers. First up is ‘Jonah and the One Great Big fish‘. The Bible truth for toddlers in this story is ‘God always knows where we are’. The story is from the book of Jonah. To tell the Story you need… Read More Jonah and the One Great Big Fish – A Bible Number Story

On the Way to Easter…Mary

The story is from John 12:1-8 Jesus had almost arrived at Jerusalem! He had travelled a long way. How lovely that he was able to go to his friends house. Lazarus and his sisters Mary and Martha were good friends of Jesus. They wanted to do something special for him so they had a dinner… Read More On the Way to Easter…Mary

On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus

Jesus is now in Jericho on his way to Jerusalem. Last time he met Bartimaeus. Now he meets Zacchaeus. Two very different people! To tell the story… from Luke 19:1-10 Have a tree – you can make one from a pringle container or draw one – and a person to represent Zacchaeus. Place Zacchaeus in… Read More On the Way to Easter…Zacchaeus

On the Way to Easter…Bartimaeus

We are beginning to get ready for Easter at toddler group. This year we are going on the last journey that Jesus made into Jerusalem, meeting some of the people that Jesus met. Last week we met the Rich Young Man. This week we meet Bartimaeus. The Story is from Mark 10:46-52. To tell the… Read More On the Way to Easter…Bartimaeus

On the Way to Easter.. the Rich Young Man

We are beginning to get ready for Easter at toddler group. This year we are going on the last journey that Jesus made into Jerusalem, meeting some of the people that Jesus met. Our first story is from Luke 18:18-23 and Mark 10:17-22. A rich young man comes to find Jesus as he is travelling… Read More On the Way to Easter.. the Rich Young Man

Jesus goes back to heaven

We ended our last Toddler Group story at Easter – Jesus was alive! Our first session back will be about something that happened next. There are several stories that you could tell; The Road to Emmaus, Thomas and/or Breakfast on the Beach but this week we are going straight on to the Ascension. I’m using pictures… Read More Jesus goes back to heaven

Journey to Bethlehem – week 2 – Adam and Eve disobey

Adam and Eve break God’s law… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 2 – Adam and Eve disobey

Followers of Jesus – Tabitha

We started a new set of Bible stories at Toddler group today. Each week we are going to meet someone from the Bible who followed Jesus. Today we started with Tabitha (or Dorcas) from Acts 9. She came along in our story basket together with a few sewing related items. We begin by saying hello… Read More Followers of Jesus – Tabitha

Thank you God for my feet..

Acts 3:1-10 is a great story for thanking God for our feet. The children will enjoy jumping and walking. To tell the story use actions – these are in italics. Use as many or as few as suits your group. Bible story from Acts 3:1-10. The lame man is healed Bible truth for toddlers –… Read More Thank you God for my feet..