Craft/Activities For July-September 2018
8 July Fave Things/Fun Facts
Talk to the children about their favourite things and encourage them to write or draw them.
Encourage the children to tell you any funny stories or special things about themselves.
15 July Special People
Ask the child to think of the people who are special to them (-two is a good number). While the child is drawing a picture of these people chat to them about why these people are special. Write a few sentences about each person to go in their books. Encourage the child to pray for the special people – it could be a thank You prayer.
22 July Baby Cut and Stick
The children can cut and stick pictures of things baby need onto coloured paper. Use this time as an opportunity to get to know the children better.
29 July Big Girl/Boy Me
Help the child to fill out this page in their book. They will need to write down their name, age and height and decorate a handprint. Encourage them to be as creative as possible.
05 August Two Words
Get the child to think of two words to describe themselves – encourage them to think about what they are good at and what they enjoy doing; what is special about you? Nathan – I am super fast; I share my crisps Aidan – I am fun; I am Millie – I am friendly; I am kind
Now talk to them about what is special about God – which two words would you use to describe Him? Nathan – God is happy; God made me bigger and bigger Millie – God is bigger than my Dad; God loves me
12 August Teenage Picture
Get the child to draw or paint a picture of how they will look as a teenager. Use the time to talk to them about what they think they will be like in ten year’s time.
19 August Teenager Me
Go through the Word List with the children. Encourage them to come up with some ideas of their own.
26 August Self Portrait
Get the child to paint or draw a picture of how they look now