We have some special summer activities for you to try out!
Download the July activity sheet here and see how many you can do!
One of the activities is a treasure hunt around Canterbury - to download the map for this on its own click here
If you are looking for more activities to do and haven't already done them all we have all of our home lockdown activity sheets available still:
Explore thy Kingdom Come: week 10
Explore the miracles of Jesus: week 11
Explore the parables of Jesus: week 12
We were running a daily holiday club for the first 14 weeks of lock down. the sheets for each week can be found above and the details for week 14 can still be found below:
Week 14 - All of the days for week 14 are up - scroll down to find the right day
Day 1 Judges 4 &5
Watch: God’s Story: Deborah
Think: What do you think makes someone a good leader?
Create: A Judge weighs up what has happened before making a decision. The symbol for a judge is scales – make some scales
Do: Experiment with your scales and see what you can weigh at home
Pray: For good leaders like Deborah to lead in our world
Day 2 Ruth
Watch: God’s Story: Ruth
Think: Why do you think Ruth was willing to risk everything to go with Naomi?
Create: Ruth became part of Jesus’ family tree – make a family tree for your family – how far back can you go?
Do: Find out stories about your ancestors (family members who lived before you)
Pray: For people who have to leave their home
Day 3 1 Samuel 1-2:10
Watch: Hannah and God (slapstick theatre)
Think: Is it always easy to pray for everything?
Create: Make sock puppets to act out the story
Do: Try and learn the Lords prayer
Pray: For persistence to keep praying about everything
Day 4: 1 Samuel 17
Watch: God’s People: David
Think: Do mistakes mean that God can no longer use us to do good?
Create: David became a King – make a crown
Do: David defeated a giant with a stone he threw – see who can throw the furthest (be careful to do this outside!)
Pray: For people who have made mistakes to know God loves them still
Day 5 Daniel
Watch: God’s Story: Daniel
Think: Do you think you would be able to follow Gods way if other people told you that you would be punished if you did?
Create: Make a Lion
Do: Find out 5 cool facts about Lions
Pray: For protection for people in scary situations
Day 6: Esther
Watch: God’s Story: Esther
Think: How do you think Esther was able to be brave?
Create: The Jewish holiday of Purim celebrates this story – when it is read out people make noise every time Haman name is mentioned. Make a noise maker to help drown out the sound of his name.
Do: Find out more about Purim
Pray: For people who are in danger because of their faith
Remember send us pictures and videos of what you make and do so we can share with each other. Email them to email@example.com. (pictures and videos sent may be uploaded and shared on church websites and social media)