Look out for email from Velia with suggested activities.
You can read the passage in various translations at https://www.biblegateway.com. The NCV (New Century Version), the NIRV (The New International Reader's Version (NRIV, based on the NIV) and the ICB (International Children's Bible) are judged suitable for a reading age of 7+. The ERV (Easy-To-Read Version is commended for 9+ and the NLT (New Living Translation) for 11+.
A print-out can be found in a booklet on the literature table at the back of the church.
Great resource for the summer:
With this Prayer Passport children can become virtual travellers to the 50 countries on the Open Doors World Watch List.
There may not be sandcastles, but there are plenty of pictures to colour in, and 50 short prayers. Why not pray one a day?
Children encouraging other children across the world - see Open Doors leaflet
In depth study: delve into the bible, for older children and discover the book of Ruth:
St Paul's Cathedral offers a colouring in sheet of Holman's famous Light of the World painting
Lego Builders Online
from Trinity Church Lancaster. See https://vimeo.com/408154026
Schools and Family Learning Activities from St Paul's Cathedral
See https://www.illustratedministry.com/weekly-resources/ for more free resources.
Ideas focusing on prayer:
Praying together as a family from the Diocese of London.
Why not pray and keep healthy at the same time this week with this prayer and exercise routine!
1. Run on the spot ...and pray for all those spending times in their homes.
2. Do star jumps…and pray for all the keyworkers working hard to keep us safe.
3. Stretch out wide… and pray that help would reach all those who need it.
4. Stretch up high… and pray for all those leaders in the world making big decision.
You can add your own exercises and prayers as well.