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Praying with children – 12

I promised 14 prayer ideas with children and only got as far as 11 before the unplanned break – so here is number 12. Prayer Boxes. The first stage of this prayer activity we created at Toast! in December. Each family … Continue reading

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Praying with children 11

I often use this Bitter / Sweet prayer station with both adults and children. Here is how the prayer happens as a prayer station. Place either a bowl of marshmallows or a bowl of honey and some crackers/bread sticks on … Continue reading

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Praying with children – 10

As Christmas and New Year approach I’m starting to think through prayers and activities to carry us through the season. This prayer idea is one I first used when the boys were 2 and (nearly) 4 at the start of … Continue reading

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Praying with children – 9

A fun prayer activity today – great with younger children. Parachute Prayers. First gather together around the parachute with everyone hold of it. Practise billowing it up and down and then begin the prayers. As the parachute goes up and down shout something like … Continue reading

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Praying with children – 8

I visited a prayer installation for children at the cathedral and came across a prayer station using bubbles. If you came along to my workshop at Toolkit we talked a lot about using bubbles to pray. So here is another idea. Bubbles  Have a selection … Continue reading

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Praying with children – 7

Dice prayers Similar to the sweet prayer on Day 1 (but less sugar!!) this prayer allows children to experience different ways of praying. If you are using this as a station you will need a couple of dice and the … Continue reading

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Praying with children – 6

Praying for the world You will need a large map suitable for children and a bowl filled with battery tea lights or pictures of  lit candles. Take some time to think about other people in the world. They could be people … Continue reading

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