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We Recommend | Guardians of Ancora

Our resource recommendation this week is for: The Guardians of Ancora app You can find it in the Google Play store and the Apple app store. What is it? Guardians of Ancora has been created by Scripture Union. It is a high quality, free app that gives children the...

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Make Space | Weather Forecast Prayers

What you need: Some coloured paper, felt or card (if you don’t have coloured paper, don’t worry, you can just colour in plain paper!), scissors, blue tack or something else to stick these up with.   Seeing as we’ve had such a strange variety of weather recently,...

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We Recommend | Superbook

Our resource recommendation this week is: Superbook Bible App You can find it in the Google Play store and the Apple app store What is it? It’s a free app that helps explore the Bible in fun and interesting ways. Who is it for? It’s designed for primary school aged...

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Thought for the Week | Bits and Pieces

Being the restless sort, I like to always have stuff to do with my hands, whether I’m watching a TV show or talking on the phone. This has led to quite a few hobbies coming and going throughout the years but one I always return to is sewing. I love to take a needle...

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Make Space | Origami Hearts

What you will need: Paper squares of any size. (If you only have A4 paper, you can easily transform the paper into a square by folding one short edge corner towards one of the long slides. You can trim off the additional strip and save it for another craft project!)...

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We Recommend | Lightkeepers

We Recommend… Our resource recommendation this week is for the Lightkeepers book series You can find them at any Christian book store or online here: https://www.thegoodbook.co.uk/children/lightkeepers/      What is it? Easy to read books that tell the life stories of...

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Thought for the Week | What’s in my Bag?

Anne-Marie here! I’ve made a post before on this blog about how much I enjoy and miss figure skating. The rinks are still closed and I’m still working on doing what I can off ice to stay in good condition. But today I thought it would be fun to show you what I keep in...

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Make Space | Fingerprint Thank you’s

Take a moment to look at the tip of one of your fingers – did you know that the swirls and whorls you can see there are completely unique to you? No one else has ever had the same fingerprint as you and no one ever will! Christians believe that God made us with great...

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Downloadable Worksheet | Peace Bringers

You can find today's worksheet here: http://icetrust.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/peacebringers.pdf   ‘God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.’ Matthew 5:9 When Jesus taught what we call the sermon on the mount, he...

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Make Space | Music Shuffle Prayers

Anne-Marie here, today I want to introduce to you a fun way of praying using a music playlist. What you will need: A music playlist. I personally use Spotify most of the time, though I also like to findplaylists or radio stations on Youtube as well. You can use a CD...

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We Recommend | The Bible Project

We Recommend… Our resource recommendation this week is for the Bible Project. You can find their Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/jointhebibleproject     What is it? Animated videos explaining the Bible – from the books, to the themes, to how the...

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Thought for the Week | He made me too

Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!     Your workmanship is marvellous, how well I know it. Psalm 139:14 (NLT) Psalm 139 is one of the most well known Psalms in the Bible. Written by King David, this song expresses his wonder and amazement at how well God...

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Make Space | Dice Prayers

                                                                                                                               Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash   Have you ever been unsure about what to pray for? Sometimes it can be helpful to have a starting...

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Downloadable Worksheet | How our Bodies Work

Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!Your workmanship is marvellous, how well I know it.Psalm 139:14Worksheet PDF: How our Bodies Work  In Psalm 139, King David talks about how amazing God is for having created people so lovingly and carefully…we’re going to...

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We Recommend | Veggie Tales

We Recommend… Our resource recommendation this week is: Veggie Tales What is it? Veggie Tales is a well known and loved animated series, featuring talking fruits and vegetables retelling Bible stories. You can find a lot of Veggie Tales content on YouTube:...

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Thought for the Week | A Dawn Reflection

Sally from the ICE team here! Anyone who knows me well knows that I am a night owl. I can stay up all night without too much trouble but I find mornings very difficult. I wonder about you? Do you find mornings or evenings easier? But, despite my bat-like tendencies,...

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Make Space | P.R.A.Y

This week’s prayer activity is going to be a nice simple one. All you need to do is remember how to spell the word, ‘pray’! Earlier on in the year, when we were still going into schools to do our regular assemblies and clubs, we explored a way of prayer using a...

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Think Big Thursday | Questions!

Since we started to make our regular online content, we’ve been tackling some big questions on Thursdays. We hope that our answers and thoughts around some of those questions have been helpful so far! We’ve always found that our Q+A times have been really special...

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We Recommend | Thy Kingdom Come

Our resource recommendation for this week is: the Thy Kingdom Come family resources pack. You can find it here: https://www.thykingdomcome.global/resources/digital-family-prayer-adventure-map What is it? Lots of resources to help encourage families to pray together....

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