Counting Blessings

As you look forward to the year ahead, look back too and say thank you to God for all the blessings he gave you last year. These very simple ideas help you do that with young children. Blessing stars Write on the back of star-shaped gift tags to remind you of some of the blessings

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Christmas Tree Prayers

If you would like your Christmas tree to mean more this year, why not try this beautiful and thoughtful prayer idea? Children love to help with decorating the tree. This idea is an easy way to let them get involved, and helps them pray at the same time. Buy some pretty gift tags (sparkly stars

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Carols at bedtime

Christmas is great time of year to learn songs – many have been passed down the generations for hundreds of years. And singing together is also lovely way to praise God, whether at home or in church. Try these well-known songs with your child. As Christmas draws near, why not include a verse or two

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Countdown to Christmas

Advent is ‘the final countdown’ to Christmas day and many children will have an Advent calendar to help them count the days. It’s also a really special time for the church. Here’s more about why it’s so special, and some Advent activities for children. The words Advent simply means ‘coming’ – it’s the season when

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Christingle

Christingle celebrations are named after the Christingles that are lit during the service. Christingles are made from an orange decorated with red tape, sweets and a candle. Find out more about the meaning of each element of the Christingle below. The symbolism of Christingle. Each piece of the Christingle holds special symbolism to help children

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