Welcome Guest Add an idea | Log in | Donate

Search Results (45)

Sort by:
Offer to take assemblies or classes in local schools on the meaning of Christmas....


Hold a craft session for children so they can make symbols and decorations for a Christmas tree. You could then hold a special service for the decorations to be placed on the tree....


Invite local schools to take part in a Nativity exhibition where they can display pictures or perform drama and songs. Invite parents and the local community to come and watch....


Hold a Christingle service in your church, invite the community, and local schools. A Christingle is a fun Christmas activity for families. It is made from an orange, red ribbon, a cand...


Here is an idea to think about for next year.'Christmas Lunch on Jesus' is an outreach project initiated by Jesus House in London, which distributes free Christmas hampers to residents ...


Run drama, dance or music workshops for young people during the autumn and then give them an opportunity to show off their new talents at a Christmas showcase for parents and friends....


Why not use one of Sheila Wilson's great musicals themed around the Nativity to engage with Children? There are different musicals for various age groups.Find out more at www.redheadmus...


'Back to School with God Sunday' is a fantastic way to pray for and support your young people and school staff at the start of a new school year. It is an excellent bridge between churc...


A great way to share the Christmas Story The Real Advent Calendar is a fun way for parents, grandparents and Godparents to share the Christmas story. Behind the first giant window there...


Shrove Tuesday is a great opportunity to hold a party where you can invite your friends, work colleagues and neighbours round for a pancake. Your party could include the following activ...


Why not invite local school classes to visit your church in the run up to Easter and re-enact the Easter story for them? St Polycarp’s in Sheffield did just that with brilliant re...


Many schools would welcome a visit from a Christian or a group from a local church to explain what Easter means to them, and what happened over 2000 years ago. Why not approach you loca...


The Mother’s Union in Bishop’s Waltham used a programme devised by the Diocese of Gloucester, and invited the Year 6 classes at their local junior school to visit St Peter&r...


How about getting your church members to donate eggs, then give them to social services, or the local hospital to give to children who wouldn’t normally receive gifts at Easter?...


Easter Holiday clubs can be fun, give parents a break and help children engage with church and God through fun activities like song, drama, craft, story-telling and games. There are man...


A free Fun Day is a great way to get the community together and bless people. You could try some of these Easter themed activities:Free Hot Cross Buns or Easter eggsEgg rolling raceEast...


Composer Sheila Wilson has written three Easter musicals to suit different age groups (4-8, 5-11 and teenagers) that are around 15-25 minutes long. Each musical captures the hopes, the ...


The rugby authorities want to get rugby and the message of its values into every school in the country and are open to churches helping make this happen.As a result, any church with lin...


Oddments Theatre is specialised to produce lively retellings of Bible stories, combining high energy with colourful sets and extensive props. All the Bible stories have something to tel...


Order and distribute free 'Books of Hope' to children in your area.  You could give them out a children's event, or pass a copy to your friend or neighbour....


Saltmine Trust is a Christian creative arts charity. We believe in the power of drama and seek to be theatre with a message using performance, visual art, music, media and interactive t...


'In-service day (INSET Day) holiday clubs' or 'One-day holiday clubs' started in 1994 with Aberfeldy Parish Church.  Holiday club days have since spread throughout Perthshire and o...


In each pack there are six themes, for each of the themes there is an introduction and sixteen question cards. A group of six to eight people gather around a table, the group decide whi...


If you have a church with land attached, or can get permission at a community location, why not transform a small area into a beach. Buy in some sand, paddling pools, and create a beac...


Hold a series of ‘Crafternoons’ during the summer months at your home. Buy craft equipment, invite families and produce engaging creations based around different stories. Te...


Organise a picnic followed by a water fight, for families in your street.You could:• Include a game such as capture the flag. This involves two bases, each with a removable flag and tw...


If you have the available funds, why not create a fun afternoon that your community will love. Hire items such as a surfing simulator, Sumo Suits, a Bouncy Castle, and provide them fre...


‘Who am I?’ is an activity that could be used as part of a holiday club. You could get volunteers from your church, the children’s parents and the community to dress u...


Guardians of Ancora, is a new digital environment for 8 to 11-year-olds that combines the excitement and creativity of a high-spec online game with an immersive experience of Bible cont...


A prayer space, is usually a classroom sized area in a primary or a secondary school that has been transformed for a few days or a week, with a range of creative activities that encoura...


Patent Pending Gospel Gliders are 100% fun and educational. Currently 20 designs with more being added. Bible verses for object lessons. Can be used for Sunday School and Vacation Bible...


Challenge your young people to invite pupils, from their schools, to provide hampers of non-perishable foods for vulnerable people in the community. Consider:How you can get teachers, a...


Use Harvest as an opportunity to thank your teachers for their investment in you; to show your respect and appreciation for all they do. You could: Buy them chocolate or some flowers.Wr...


Higher Sports is a new, and emerging Scripture Union resource. It is a 6-8 week course for churches and schools involving sports coaching and games together with Christian based teachin...


'LifeMatters' is a Scripture Union initiative to help pupils make the transition from primary to secondary school. It is organised by local churches and run in partnership with schools,...


In February 2011 a sister organisation to Street Pastors, called School Pastors, was launched nationally after several trial projects. School Pastors aims to reduce bullying, anti-socia...


Safe Families for Children (SFFC), is a new initiative offering churches a great opportunity to transform the lives of children and families, by offering hospitality, and practical supp...


Why not organise a superhero party for the 31st October, at your home or the church building, as an alternative to Halloween. Invite your friends and neighbours. You could: Create chall...


J.John tells the extraordinary stories behind the many customs and traditions associated with the celebration of Christmas in this colourful children’s book....


We ran a lantern-making workshop during the afternoon, aimed at families, followed by a candle-lit lantern parade around the area telling the Christmas story. It involved the group walk...


A simple illustration that shows that sin entangles us and that we need Jesus to free us. To find out how to do the String Magic illustrations, click here to access the PDF notes....


Based on the same colors as the popular Wordless Book, this gospel presentation idea uses Lego bricks to share the message of salvation with children. To find out how to use this illust...


Share the message of salvation using bleach and food colouring. To find out how to do the 'Cleansing Power of Jesus' illustration, click here to access the guide....


A paper airplane transforms into a cross as you share the gospel message. This is a great Gospel illustration to use with children, especially boys.To find out how to do the 'Airplane t...


St Madoc is a youth centre in south Wales, just off the coast near Llanmadoc. The Gower is an amalgamation of incredible and varied scenery, and it’s where groups go to learn, gro...

Latest additions

Oxygen
19/07/2017