We Recommend | Story Keepers

We Recommend | Story Keepers

Our resource recommendation this week is: Story Keepers    What is it? An animated series set in the early days of the Christian faith during Roman times. Who is it for? Children and families. What can I find there? You can find the Story Keepers YouTube channel...
Thought for the Week | Fun and Games

Thought for the Week | Fun and Games

Sally from the primary team here! I live in a house with 5 other people and the lock down has been a great opportunity to get to know them better. Usually we’re so busy running from A to B that we don’t get the chance to spend time, but over the last month we’ve been...
Make Space | Chalk Prayers

Make Space | Chalk Prayers

Activity: Using chalk to draw prayers Resources: Some chalk, a place outside to draw on (like the pavement or driveway) You don’t need very much for today’s prayer activity! Once you have some chalk and an idea of what, or who, you’d like to pray for, head outside and...
Downloadable Worksheet | Contemplation

Downloadable Worksheet | Contemplation

This Reflection Friday sheet is all about learning a way of praying called contemplative prayer. Contemplation means to think about something deeply. To take time to think, to notice and to consider carefully. When we pray like this it means slowing down, taking our...
Thought for the Week | Missing the Ice Rink

Thought for the Week | Missing the Ice Rink

Anne-Marie from the Primary team here. One of my favourite things to do is go ice skating. Nearly three years ago I started taking lessons, and now I can do all sorts of things I never imagined I would be able to do! I love skating backwards and spinning, and I’m...
Make space | Sorry coins

Make space | Sorry coins

Activity: Saying ‘sorry’ using coins to help. Resources: Some old 1p or 2p coins, a dish, some vinegar, some kitchen roll. In today’s prayer space activity, we’re going to think about saying sorry. I wonder if you can think of something that you have ever needed to...
Downloadable Worksheet | Be still

Downloadable Worksheet | Be still

Worksheet Download – Reflection worksheet | Be still Being still is an important part of life. It might not seem like it because, well, you’re being still! But when we take time to stop moving our bodies and filling our brains with new things, we can see more...
We Recommend | NewWorldSon

We Recommend | NewWorldSon

We Recommend…Our resource recommendation this week is a band:  NewWorldSon You can find them on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, SoundCloud and Amazon Music. What is it?NewWorldSon are a Christian Soul/Pop group originally from Canada. Who is it for? Anyone looking for...
Thought for the Week | Time to stretch

Thought for the Week | Time to stretch

I wonder if you’ve picked up any new habits or routines recently? I’ve started to stretch every lunch time with my housemates. It began with a one off session because we all felt stiff and now I look forward to it every day! We’ve been doing it most days for about 3...
Make Space | DIY Prayer Spaces

Make Space | DIY Prayer Spaces

One of our favourite projects to run in Primary Schools is our prayer spaces. For a day the Primary team take over a school hall or classroom and transform it into a place filled with blankets, cushions, fairy lights and activities to help us pray in lots of different...
Downloadable worksheet | I am loved – I can love

Downloadable worksheet | I am loved – I can love

Worksheet Download – I am loved – I can love If you flick through the Bible there is a word that turns up 551 times. It is the word love. That’s a lot of love! Today’s reflection worksheet is here to help you think about love and what it might mean to you....
We Recommend | The Flame Creative Kids blog

We Recommend | The Flame Creative Kids blog

We recommend… This week’s recommendation is for the Flame Creative Kids blog. You can find it here: http://flamecreativekids.blogspot.com/ What is it? This blog is full of resources to inspire creative reflection, crafts and prayer at home or at church. It has...
Make Space | Prayer Collages

Make Space | Prayer Collages

I’ve been inspired by this blog to try a prayer activity: flamecreativekids.blogspot.com. Why don’t you join me? There are lots of other great activities on her blog too so why not give it a look! Activity: Creating prayer collages with random objects. Resources: A...
Downloadable Worksheet | 3 things…

Downloadable Worksheet | 3 things…

Worksheet Download – 3things Not so long ago, the ICE Primary team did an assembly focusing on part of the life of Corrie Ten Boom. Many readers will know of her incredible and inspirational faith and the dire circumstances she often found herself in. During the...
Make Space | Prayer Cairns

Make Space | Prayer Cairns

Activity: Carefully stacking stones to make a balanced tower. Resources: Some stones or pebbles of various sizes, or any collection of small to medium objects you can stack together to form a tower. In the Bible, people often setup stones as reminders of the things...
We Recommend | Kid’s Club from Crossroads Church

We Recommend | Kid’s Club from Crossroads Church

We Recommend… This week’s recommendation is for Crossroad Kids’ Club Youtube channel. You can find the channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmMySSzKknjgAVVCOPXu_qg What is it? A channel full to the brim of fun resources for children, to help them get...
Make Space | Thankful Alphabets

Make Space | Thankful Alphabets

I wonder what you’re thankful for? In difficult times it can be hard to think about what makes us say ‘thank you’ but it is important to keep on looking out for those things. They remind us of the good still all around us, they remind us that God provides for us every...
Easter Prayer Spaces

Easter Prayer Spaces

This Easter we’ll be running a series of prayer spaces in schools. ICE prayer spaces are creative, atmospheric, reflective spaces where both students and teachers step out of their ordinary school day and into a sacred space. By transforming a space like a...
Exeter College CU Update (January 2019)

Exeter College CU Update (January 2019)

We’ve begun a brand new season at Exeter College with two new leaders running the ECCU. It’s been an amazing term so far and we’ve seen so many young people come along on Wednesday lunchtimes and it’s been a great opportunity to unite youth from different churches...
Narnia

Narnia

In November 2018 the Primary team enjoyed working with the London City Mission once again to bring Narnia to Exeter!It was our second year taking over St. Thomas Baptist church for a week, armed with snow, fur coats, a lamppost and a lion (kindly lent by Killerton...
New look, same amazing vision…

New look, same amazing vision…

We’re excited to bring you the new look of ICE, but why the change?   ICE has existed for nearly 30 years and we’re at the forefront of schoolswork projects in the South West. We wanted to make sure our visual identity reflects our mission and purpose in...