Children’s Session: Creation

Children’s Session: Creation

This is the first post in a series of children’s sessions journeying through the Bible that I have called SuperSunday. It’s ideal for children’s clubs or Sunday School and it’s designed to be quite fast paced with an element of choice built into the session.  Activities are provided for before the Sunday service as a way of introducing the theme for that day.   Session Aim: To introduce children to the story of creation to explore that we are made in the imagine of a creative God provide an opportunity to develop creative skills Before the Service Team Activity: Newspaper Tower Building Working in groups how high can they build the tower using the newspapers? It must be able to stand on its own. Paper Spinners Template: Spinner template Either print out two circles from the templates above OR get a small paper plate (approx 10-12cm in diameter and draw two circles). Colour in your circles any way you wish. The colours will “mix” on any concentric circles. (see video for the effect). Be bold and experiment with different designs and patterns. Cut our your circles. Stick the first circle on some cardboard. Cut out the cardboard circle now. Stick the second circle on to the back. Make two small holes (approx 1cm apart, if not 8mm) on either side of the centre of the circle – the templates have markings for this. Thread string approx 40cm in length through and tie. During the Service Sometimes children will have sat for quite a long time during the opening of the church service. I always tried to start with quite an active...
Animation: Creation Story

Animation: Creation Story

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Creation-Story.mp4 A beautifully animated video from kids’ club showing the  creation story. It’s ideal for children’s groups or sunday school. You can become a patron of Children & Youth through Patreon. In return for your monthly support, we offer first access to a range of youth and children’s work resources. Thank you for being part of the C&Y...
The Story of Love Animation

The Story of Love Animation

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/The-Story-of-Love-Animation.mp4 This is a video that I stumbled across from the folks at LoveGeniuses called the story of love. This engaging animation is ideal for use with youth groups and would work well within a school/religious observance setting. When we showed in this weekend with our group one of the young people said: “Whoever created love must be really heart broken!” You can become a patron of Children & Youth through Patreon. In return for your monthly support, we offer first access to a range of youth and children’s work resources. Thank you for being part of the C&Y...
Creation Video

Creation Video

The video below is the creation story scene from Aronofsky’s epic NOAH. It’s visually attractive and will capture the attention of the young people in your group.   http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Noah-Movie-Creation-Clip.mp4 You can become a patron of Children & Youth through Patreon. In return for your monthly support, we offer first access to a range of youth and children’s work resources. Thank you for being part of the C&Y...
Video Story: Adam and Eve

Video Story: Adam and Eve

A nicely animated retelling of the creation story and Adam and Eve for kids. Video is narrated by John Le Mesurier http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/One_Upon_A_World_Final_Version_with_Audio-wmv.mp4 For another Creation Video click here. The video features the creation story scene from Aronofsky’s epic NOAH. It’s visually attractive and will capture the attention of the young people in your group You can become a patron of Children & Youth through Patreon. In return for your monthly support, we offer first access to a range of youth and children’s work resources. Thank you for being part of the C&Y...