Linked Activities Make your own star projector with a Pringles tube. Also, check out how to make your own umbrella planetarium in this previous post, or you can buy a ready-made one. You will need Pringles tube with a transparent lid Thick black paper or card Pencil White pen (optional) Scissors Drawing pin Constellation images (click … More Counting the Stars – Genesis 15:1-6, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Make these super quick-and-easy flatbreads and join in the feast with Abraham’s three visitors. Seriously, if I can make these, anyone can, and they’re delish! Doing – Quick Flatbreads Makes 4-6 You Will ‘Knead’ (ha ha, you see what I did there?) 200g/7oz flour (plain, self-raising or bread flour) pinch salt 100ml/3½fl oz warm water 2 … More Food with Friends – Genesis 18:1-15
I wonder who had the highest job satisfaction? The cathedral clergy directing the children in worship? Teachers herding their charges and looking slightly harassed? Or a group of gentlemen of mature years out on a jolly?
My guess is the bees. … More Job Satisfaction! – Look, See, Pray
Spend a few moments comparing your inner life to the positively ordered variety of the farmland in the photograph. Or look at the picture below as a sample taken from a garden tended with love. How can God help you bring order in the chaotic places of your soul? … More Order from Chaos- Look, See, Pray
Add some fun science to your Pentecost celebrations with these awesome gyrocopters! Great for all-age and Messy church, collective worship and youth groups, these paper spinners are simple to make and serve as a take-home reminder of the birthday of the church. You Will Need Paper – you can make three gyrocopters from a sheet … More Acts 2:1-21, Genesis 11:1-9 – Pentecost Gyrocopters!
The fact I have passed on a few tricks, tips and appalling jokes surely stands to my credit.
It shows the family likeness. … More Family Likeness? Look, See, Pray
Engaging Let’s Science! This psalm talks about us being like well-watered trees, “bearing luscious fruit each season without fail”. They bear the fruit because they have good water and good soil. What you get out depends on what you put in. There are several ways to explore this with science; some are quick and easy, … More Psalm 1 – Let’s Science!
Hide and Seek
The very last chapter of the Bible depicts the garden again, where this mess all started. But this time there is no hiding from God. We see his face. There is no more night, no more curse, no need to hide. We hear the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and join him for a stroll. … More Genesis 3:8-15 & 1 Samuel 8:4-20 – Hide and Seek
Do any of us really get the Trinity? It’s kinda like quantum mechanics (hang in with me here), which, though weird beyond belief, actually seems to work. … More Isaiah 6:1-8, John 3:1-17 – What do you see?
Take note of the colours, shapes, textures; what would it be like to touch or sniff? Isn’t it amazing that the thistle has prickles to protect it from unwelcome attention or accidental damage- yet also has colour and scent to attract the insects who pollinate and thus ensure future thistles. Not so ordinary, is it. … More Imagining a simple prayer – Look, See, Pray