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[5 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Family advent ideas

Advent Treasure Hunt If you have a nativity scene, this is easy but you can make your own figures from cardboard tubes.  Wrap the pieces in tissue paper and hide them around the house.  Create a treasure map either by drawing a map or creating clues (for example: This animal was surprised to find a baby where its breakfast should have been.  Now it is to be found where you get breakfast. … Continue reading

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[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Refresh KCO 2011

Imagine… space to breathe, space to think, space to explore … That is what Refresh  KCO 2011 is all about! Elanora is a beautiful environment in which to explore God’s creation, nurture children’s faith and be part of an exciting program.   Children will have opportunities to be part of small and large groups.  The experiences will include walking, swimming, games, craft and… Continue reading

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[12 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
@ctiv@te Children’s Leadership Conference

26 – 29 September 2010 Kids Vision and Baptist Union join together to present @ctiv@te Children’s Leadership Conference @ctiv@te runs in conjunction with their Children’s Camp, which attracts over 200 children from schools, churches and the community. Part of your time at @ctiv@te will be spent learning through participation in the camp. You will have the privilege of putting @ctiv@te… Continue reading

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Creation Quilt

Katrina Cleland from Cherrybrook Uniting Church helped the children create this beautiful paper ‘quilt’. This is a beautiful way to follow through a theme creatively with children and showcase their art work for the whole congregation to… Continue reading

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[26 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Bible stories for children

There are so many good Christian books and versions of the Bible available that it can be hard to know which one to choose for your child or grandchild. Or perhaps you work with children, teach children at Sunday school or a kids’ club and are not sure which Bible to use when storytelling. Also there are some churches that give a Bible to each child at their baptism, and depending on the age of… Continue reading

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[28 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Faith Family

Congregations and schools are using these leaflets to give to parents and carers of children connected with them. It is a high quality resource to support families to share their faith with their children. Faith Family is produced by a national team of people from various Christian faith traditions including Uniting Churches, Lutheran, Anglican and Catholic. Faith Family is an A3 glossy… Continue reading

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[21 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Godly play

Godly Play: “Godly play” is a term coined by Jerome Berryman to describe an approach to children’s spiritual formation that is based on creating a sacred space in which to present the stories of our faith, wonder about them together, and then allow the children open-ended opportunities, usually with art supplies, to engage the story on their own terms…. Continue reading