Welcome to our webpage dedicated to working with Children aged 0-12, where we will highlight ideas and resources which may be helpful if your mission and ministry is with this age group.
If you have a specific interest/request which isn’t covered here, please contact childrenyouth [at] leeds.anglican.org and we’ll do our best to help. In addition, if you would like to share an idea or resource, please contact us at the same address.
How to Set Up a Church Toddler Group Guide
Toddler Groups Matter A mission opportunity - Recommendations from research
Toddler Play Ideas
Toddlers - A Midweek Group Some useful questions
Engaging Under 5s Through liturgy,through play
Going for Growth Toddler group top tips
Church and Under 5s
Starting School A printable goodbye booklet for toddler groups with children moving on to school
Welcoming 0-5's and their Families to Church A printable guide
Prayer and Worship
Praying with Toddlers Ideas of prayer in a variety of places with young children
Prayer Ideas with Babies Some practical ideas how and when you and your baby can talk to God
Praying Together Card An easy to use card with sections from Prayer ideas with babies
Discipling Children Top tips from St Mark's, Harrogate
So You Want to Start a Holiday Club? Useful questions
Activity times with families or children can be times when we discover more about God, Bible stories and faith.
Please click through the list we have collated below to browse some ideas.
Cross in a Box Thinking about things you can do to help others
Games to Make and Play Simple ideas for games to make or play, for all ages
Paper Tearing Cross and Life The relationship between the Cross and life... in paper form!
Treasure Baskets Collecting objects that could be based upon a theme
Thoughts on Including Children and Young People in Back to Church Sunday Ideas for inclusion
Ways to Create a Great Place for Young Children 10 helpful ideas
Children's Picture Books A resource list