Tag Archives: Toddler Group Story

God gives us…

It’s nearly summer! This term we are thinking about the things that our Good God has given to us. This idea is borrowed from a Toddler Group scheme from Christ Church Dunstable. Last week we thought about the world. We … Continue reading

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God made the sun, moon and stars

This week at Toddler group we learnt that God made the sun, moon and stars. I put on my sunhat and sunglasses for the sun and we pretended to be asleep when we thought about the moon and stars. God … Continue reading

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Journey to Bethlehem – week one – God made everything good

This half term at toddler group we are going to take a Journey to Bethlehem. Each week the Bible story will be a simple retelling of a key event on that journey for the children. The plan is to put … Continue reading

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all about me – I can smell!

Young children have lots of discoveries to make. It’s fun to help them discover their senses. There are different activities that can show them that they can smell. Of course they already knew that! We can help them know what the … Continue reading

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Elijah fed by the ravens

In our series of Bible stories that include animals we told the very short story about Elijah being brought food by ravens. 1 Kings 17 2 And the word of the Lord came to him: 3 “Depart from here and turn eastward … Continue reading

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Jonah and the big fish

This half term we are thinking about animal’s in the Bible. So we made a start with the story of Jonah. I had seen a tent made into the big fish on Handsonbibleteacher.blogspot.co.uk so thought I would have a go at … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Who’s in the story bag?

I like to use a story bag at toddler group story time. I find it holds the interest of the children and adults better than a picture. My mum is a great knitter and made some Bible characters for me. … Continue reading

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Z is for Zacchaeus

I made this to use with under fives to tell the story of Zacchaeus. He moves up the tree which is great for keeping the young children interested. We are doing the story as part of our Bible Alphabet series. … Continue reading

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Easter garden

We made an Easter Garden for our Toddler Group Story Time. A very simple but effective visual aid. Older children could make their own. You need Tray or baking tin (I used a baking tin) Foil to cover the tray/tin … Continue reading

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