This simple illustration shows how power is not held by those with the most human strength. You will need a rope something very heavy and strong, preferably a fixture such as a font. Secretly, if possible, tie one end of the rope to the immovable object. Ask for teams for a tug-of-war and have all … More Activity – If God be for us …
Oh dear – I don’t have any to hand. (Send children to find something like red tape) What about gaffer tape? That will go round it.
But that’s for mending things!
Yes, I know. There are a lot of broken things on the earth. … More Cabbage Christingle
This is a simple and very tactile way to think about how our past and our environment shape the person we are, yet in Christ we do not need to be defined by that. You will need: A long chenille stick for each person. Affiliate links: The flags will take you to supplies … More Activity – Life Sticks
We can use coloured ‘reins’ to help us visualise and mediate on places where we have, or don’t have, control. We are going to use the fingers of the hand to represent the areas of our lives that God has entrusted to our care. It is good to take responsibility for the things given to us, but it … More Activity – Who is in charge?
In the film ‘Johnny English’, the Archbishop of Canterbury has (somewhat inexplicably) the words ‘Jesus is coming, look busy’ tattooed upon his nether regions. This activity helps us to be aware of how we are living – ready for Jesus or not so much? You will need paper, pencil and a clock. Jesus said that we … More Activity – Time and Date
We are creatures both of time and eternity. This activity explores these two lives in a tactile way. You will need yarn of two different colours. Each person will need a short length (about 15-30cm / 6-12″) of one colour and a much longer length, several metres, of another. Wind the longer length into a small … More Activity – Life Lines
An Activity You will need a sheet of paper, coloured pens, a glue stick and a pair of scissors. Cut the paper in half longways, then cut each of those in half again to make 4 long strips and each of those in half again to make 8 long thin strips. Using the coloured pens, … More Activity – Immeasurably More