Sweets prayer

This is a really popular prayer activity: 1 Grab a pack of multi-coloured sweets — Skittles work well! 2 Assign each colour sweet a category, for example: Red: family Purple: friends Green: environment/ animals Yellow: the world Orange: school/work 3 Take it in turns to pick one sweet.  You could do this with your eyes … Read more

Easter Story Sweet-Filled Eggs

If you’re looking for something for older children say 7-14 years, this is actually a bit fiddly but very fun. Choose a variety of sweets with links to different parts of the Easter story. We went to one of those shops where you can buy from large jars so we had a lot of choice. … Read more

Easter activities

Easter is a fab time to do faith at home, but sometimes it’s tricky to work out what to do, and what will work best for our family. Here’s a list of things I love to do, not all of them every year, but as we have space and time. Read or listen to the … Read more

Mini egg prayers

This is a lot like sweets prayer but with mini eggs. The concept is simple: 1 For each colour egg, decide on one category of things to thank God for. 2 Take it in turns to take a mini egg and thank God for something in that category before eating your egg. Prayers can be … Read more

Exploring generosity in an all-age service or intergenerational group

Exploring Generosity is the new book from GodVenture in partnership with 40acts. It’s a fab way for families to explore the Bible and let God speak with them about generosity. Here’s some suggestions of ways you could use the material with people of all ages when they meet together. This could work in small groups or service settings using the … Read more