Review My Easter Egg hunt

Title: My Easter Egg hunt Author and illustrator: Cathy Porter Published by: Amazon Price: £4.57 Good for: children age 3-10 years Best bit: brilliant relatable story telling working through the meaning of Easter for a child in a Christian family Worst bit: As always, I would have liked more pictures, but even when they were … Read more

Review: At home in Lent

Title: At home in Lent Written by: Gordon Giles Published by: BRF Price: £8.99 Useful for: young people and adults Best bit: a simple, daily three page read for each day in Lent, each taking a different every-day item as its theme Worst bit: as a big fan of audio books, I’d love an audio version to … Read more

Review: Who made God?

Title: Who made God? Author: Joanne Gilchrist Illustrator: David Kuiavskii Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: £5.99 Useful for: children age 4-7 with big questions about God Best bit: I like the bright, bold illustrations, the rhyming text, the way we’re introduced to the different characters and the use of child-appropriate similes to describe God, but … Read more

Ways to use the GodVenture Nativity Colouring Poster

I love colouring and I love Christmas, so this GodVenture Nativity Colouring Poster is a perfect combination. I’m also a big fan of using the activities we do around Christmas to celebrate Jesus in some way, so here’s some ideas on how you can use this colouring poster: 1 Just colour it. Use it as … Read more

Long stories for long summer days

I love using the seasons in our faith at home. This is fairly easy in the run up to Christmas and Easter, and in the Autumn we celebrate the Biblical feasts. However, between Pentecost and October, there’s a dearth of significant markers. However, the natural ‘calendar’ is often useful, and in the summer our days … Read more

Fun ways to learn a Bible verse together

When I was growing up, I went to a church where we learnt a memory verse each week. This doesn’t seem very fashionable nowadays, and maybe one a week is far too many, but learning Bible verses off by heart is a fabulous way to be able to carry God’s word in our hearts wherever … Read more

Learning a Psalm with collage and Playlists

I love being able to recite verses from the Bible. It means it’s easy for them to be brought to mind when I need them, and easier to meditate and chew over them. As a child, we did a lot of this and I want this to be something I pass on to my children. … Read more