This week you might need
Plain paper or drawing book
Toy animals (age appropriate)
Toy food (eg. from Ikea)
Print some colouring in pages http://twistynoodle.com/we-share-coloring-page/
The Rhyme Bible storybook
Old Testament: Isaiah 40: 21-31
Make: Play Doh, Use play doh to create all the wonderful things that God made.
Pray: Creator God
Create in me (pretend to stir a bowl in your arms)
A heart for you (make a heart with your hand)
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
Draw: Pictures of the images that you hear in the Psalm.
Play: Bring in animals toys to care for like God cares for us.
QUESTION: How does this Psalm make you feel?
New Testament: 1 Corinthian 9:16-23
Read/View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9iSUUqZkGA suggested by http://storypath.upsem.edu/lectionary-links-rcl-february-4-2018/ as an example of how no-one should miss out on a good thing.
Play: Play food and a couple of favourite toys to feed.
Pray: Dear God
Help me to share your word
Gospel: Mark 1:29-39
Read: The Rhyme Bible Storybook by L J Sattgast p.216
Colouring In: https://store.illustratedchildrensministry.com/collections/coloring-sheets-posters/products/bible-story-coloring-pages-winter-2017-2018
Make: Draw around your child’s hands , then have them draw all the things that hands can do https://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/year-b-5th-sunday-after-epiphany-5th.html points out that Hands figure a lot in this reading, Jesus’ hands reaching out, the mother’s hands preparing food, etc
Pray: The five finger prayer if you don’t know it you can find it here https://www.paracletepress.com/samples/five-fingers-board-book.pdf