Exploring the Bible together experiment week #3

This week was week 3 of our experiment. Our group: 2 adults, 5 children age 8-12 years old This week I managed to get the tech set up on time, and slightly re-arranged our lounge to give us enough seats to comfortably sit and all be able to see and be seen. This really helped … Read more

Review: Meals with Jesus

Title: Meals with Jesus By: Ed Drew from Faith in kids Price: £5.94 Published by and available from: The Good Book Company Good for: families with children age 5-11 years Best bit: fun practical activity to go with each Bible story and a ‘get ready for tomorrow section! Worst bit: There are a few pictures and diagrams, … Read more

Christmas at home activities

Below is a collection of faith at home activities for Christmas. Use this list to inspire your own activities, choosing things which really work for your family. Here are Some articles to help you choose the activities which are right for your family: Preparing for a Covid-19 Christmas A new type of Christmas How to do … Read more

Lego nativity

This year my children are really in to Lego, so I’m planning a way to explore the Christmas story using Lego. You can buy a set online but, like this one, they’re not cheap and only feature a small number of the characters actually mentioned in the Bible story. So I’m planning a combination of … Read more

Holy Week Boxes

I don’t know about your children, but mine love things in boxes. So here’s an Easter activity in a box. I’ve used it with my children since they were toddlers, but the simplicity of it lends itself to use with all ages, including adults. And the repetition of using it each year, gives a depth … Read more

Review: Go Colour series

Title: Go Colour: The Lord’s Prayer* Author: Youth For Christ (with thanks to Sarah Joy, Tom Spicer and Jo Squires and Steve Squires) Price: £4.99 (or £11.99 for the pack of 3 books) Published by and available from: YFC *This is part of a series, including Go Colour Psalms and Go Colour Prayer Good for: … Read more

Thanks Doodles

August thanks doodle picture prayer

This month I’ve been doodling my thanks to God, each day aiming to draw three little symbols or pictures of things I’m thankful for. I find it helps focus my heart in the morning, making me aware of the good things right now in my life, and connecting me with The Giver of Gifts. I … Read more