Resources for Children, Families and Young People
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There are so many ways to get all aged children involved in worship! See below for some ideas.
Below we have complied some of the best resources for you and your family.
Fun play and prayer!
We love the amazing free resources from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots – faith filled fun and play is the focus, Prayer Spaces in Schools also offer a range of ideas or you might run a prayer room in your church.
Babies & Toddlers
‘Bears and Prayers’ sessions, Bible time and Toddler Services is perfect for little ones.
Care for the Family have wonderful resources to support Toddler Groups and run parenting courses for families
Playvan features lovely animated bible stories.
Little Worship Company have fun and lively clips for little ones.
Exploring, Talking and Praying as a Family
Parenting for Faith have some wonderful resources for families.
Care for the Family have amazing resources to support Families – helping parents survive and thrive!
Together at Home are providing free resources for families to help them explore the Bible and learn about God together whilst in their own homes.
Bible Chat Mat is a brilliant resource which prompts conversation around a specific Bible passage in a relaxed and creative way. The sheets can be coloured and doodled on, allowing you to respond to the Bible story in your own unique way. This resource is far more than a colouring sheet, but rather something that encourages households to read the Bible, have a conversation, pray together and explore together.
Family.Fit is a mobile phone tool that will help a family at home connect in fun ways and exercise regularly in their house, apartment or local park. With a little creativity, everyone can be fit and healthy, stay connected, and grow in character and faith. This tool helps families to talk and grow together.
Diddy Disciples offer worship and Bible storytelling by Sharon Moughtin-Mumby- Anglican priest, Bible scholar, writer, and mother.
The Kitchen Table Project seeks to support parents as they raise children in a Christian household.
Churches supporting Families
Here are some interactive challenges for children and their families. They encourage people to read a passage of the Bible and then reflect on it by creating something to respond.
Check out our Facebook Group for ideas and resources for children, young people and families.