Following the 2021 new year lockdown, we started meeting in the building again in May. Katherine is leading the children’s work with some very varied activities on Sunday mornings. She also prepares a comprehensive agenda for use at home: see the Sunday School at Home pages.
There is a stack of resources available online. We may be using some of it as official Sunday School activities, or why not just try some of it at home?
Together @ Home: a variety of activity sheets that can be completed as groups, or by individuals
Kids Sunday School: an amazing index of activity, craft, teaching and resource materials. Very comprehensive, something for everybody here!
Sunday School Network: a store of resources for games, drama and other fun activities (mostly for purchase).
Virtual Sunday School: a regular video resource to inspire lessons and activities at home.
Mazin Miracles: a video lesson resource with a focus on the power of God and the difference that He makes in our lives.Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego
Ministry to Children “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego“
Ministry to Children “Daniel and the Lions Den: Games, craft and video activities“
DLTK Growing Together “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego“
Danielle’s Place “Fiery Furnace Bible Craft”
Ministry Ark “Stand Strong” Bible lesson
Pursue God Kids “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego video lesson“
SPCK Assemblies “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego Bible lesson“
Virtual Sunday School “Daniel and the Lions Den video“
Ministry to Children: David and Goliath Bible lesson
DLTK Craft and Bible Activities for Kids: David and Goliath activity resources.
Pursue God Kids: Anyone can win when God is on their side.
Virtual Sunday School: How to make a slingshot!
Ministry Spark: David and Goliath elementary Bible lesson.
Danielle’s Place: “David takes a dare” Sunday School lesson free sample.
BBC schools resources:
- Praying a rainbow: using a rainbow to help us to pray
- Looking to the Rainbow: lockdown song by Becky Drake, along with activities to help you make your own video!
- Prayers and colouring activities: specially for when you are feeling anxious
- Ministry to Children activities and resources: to help parents and Children’s Workers care for children
- Kidology: lots of resources for parents and children to do together.
Note: On their web site, you will need to sign up for a free subscription to access a selection of these resources, or take out a paid subscription to access all resources.
- KonnectHQ Church at Home: video services for families to watch together.
- Minno Church at Home: very colourful video services for families to watch together.
Note: On their web site, you will need to sign up if you want to access more than the odd resource.
- Crossroads Kids Club: videos and discussion ideas to help the family talk together about the Lord.
- St Johns Mead: they put up a new video most weeks and their children and families worker dresses up and acts out the story!
- Croxley Baptist Church Junior Church: lots of resources for at home, and links to their latest Messy Church ideas.
- Hello, I’m Coronavirus
- Helping children to stay safe
- Living safely: how and why
- Albert and social distancing: a picture story for young children
- How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus: a practical article with a Christian perspective.
- Mum, what does God think of Coronavirus?: advice when your children ask those questions.
- While we can’t hug: simple video to help children who rely upon close contact
- Talking faith at home: talking about Corona
- Keep it simple, stick to the facts: BBC on Corona
- Sally Lloyd-Jones: Helping children deal with scary news
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