Creative Ideas for Lent & Easter 80 Seasonal Activities for Use with Children by Jane Tibbs

Creative Ideas for Lent & Easter 80 Seasonal Activities for Use with Children

Written by Jane Tibbs
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Creative Ideas for Lent & Easter 80 Seasonal Activities for Use with Children by Jane Tibbs

Ideal for 4-11s Creative Ideas for Lent and Easter contains a wealth of inspirational ideas and activities for Lent and the Easter season. All the ideas use readily available materials and have instant appeal. From the traditional Simnel cake through a living Easter tree to a 3D action ascension scene, this book will inspire church leaders and families to deepen their experience of Lent, Easter and the Easter season. The activities are ideal for children aged 4-11, but can be enjoyed by people of all ages. There are more than 80 ideas, many of which could become a tradition within families, churches and local communities each year. Ideas include: Creative Lenten countdowns Seasonal cooking ideas Creative ways to pray Ideas for celebrating saints' days and other festivals within the season Ideas for celebrating Holy Week in the home Local community events

About the Author

Based in Somerset, Jane Tibbs has a background in education having been a teacher and head teacher before moving into church ministry eleven years ago. Jane has a broad range of experience having worked in the Middle East and the Falklands. As a teacher, Jane has a wide experience of primary school teaching and has taught music and drama in secondary schools. She was also the head of a multi-national school in Saudi Arabia. Since leaving teaching she has continued to be involved with schools as a governor and also as a SIAS inspector. Training has played a key role in Jane's work over recent years with the provision of training courses for people who work with children in the predominantly voluntary sector of education. She has contributed to education courses for clergy and ministers in training. She is also an accredited Godly Play teacher. Jane runs a variety of workshops in churches and schools and has experience of the planning and leading of festivals and large events. Her workshops are lively and interactive. She also leads an annual holiday club and summer camp for children. As a writer, Jane has written Creative Ideas for Advent and Christmas, and compiled a number of resources for churches and schools to support the church's year from Advent to All Souls. She also contributes to ROOTS magazine and produces Young Church Mag the weekly puzzle sheet for children and SundayMax, the weekly resource to use with children on Sundays.

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144 pages


Jane Tibbs
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Barnabas for Children an imprint of BRF (The Bible Reading Fellowship)

Publication date

21st November 2014



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