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What is Christingle? (PNG, 15 Kb, 711x189)

What is Christingle?

Fri, 03 Dec 2021

The Children's Society has made a short guide about what Christingle is, how to make one and what each part represents

Schools Competition '21st Century Changemakers' (JPEG, 2.3 Mb, 2421x1653)

Press Release: 25 September 2021

Columbans launch Schools Competition

'21st Century Changemakers'

'Anyone can make a difference: 21st Century Changemakers' is the theme for the 2022 schools' competition launched by the Columban Missionary Society this week.

Young people 13-18 years are asked to consider:...

Diocese of Westminster Resource Collection (PNG, 5 Kb, 225x225)

The Youth Ministry service with the Diocese of Westminster have written and collected resources for youth work.

There are prayers, reflections and reflection videos, games and activities and much much more. Some resources also explain how the activity can be used for Catholic Social Teaching.

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As the coronavirus causes schools to close, Missio has produced free, downloadable resources to use with younger children in homeschooling, or for staff caring for younger children in school, and they plan to add to the range in the near future.

Download colour-in pages, word tasks, prayers and adapted...

Advent CalendarCAFOD2017 (JPEG, 472 Kb, 1983x1115)

It's that time of year already! CAFOD's refugee-themed Advent Calendar is available to download now, and it's great for KS3/KS4 and post-16 prayers.

There's a PowerPoint version where you can click on the bauble for the date and go to the slide for that day, or a pdf that allows young people to create...

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Brentwood Diocese has put together a range of links to Lent activities, from crafty projects like making a crown of thorns or stained glass window to freeze-frame Stations of the Cross.

They also have some great ideas for ideas for school-wide campaigns during Lent, such as supporting Aid to the Church...

Climate Action Game Template 300x169 (JPEG, 14 Kb, 300x169)

Remember trading trainers? Then the trade game? There's a new climate based simulation game for groups! Check it out and find all the resources you need on the CAFOD site here

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Fantastic Icebreaker Website

Sun, 07 Jun 2015

This site has loads of game ideas, and is broken down to make it easy to find what you want! http://www.icebreakers.ws

Youth Worker: Games Database! (PNG, 54 Kb, 500x399)

Loads of Games!

There are a ridiculous amount of games and ice-breakers on this site! Access it here!

UK Education Secondary Young People School Layout Large 300x169 (JPEG, 21 Kb, 300x169)

Cafod: Icebreakers Resource

Wed, 31 Dec 2014

Cracking resource from CAFOD, a sheet full of great icebreakers! Download it here!

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God With Us Nativity Play

Sat, 20 Dec 2014

Tearfund have put together this lovely 'God With Us' Nativity play. Find it here.

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Advent: Travelling Nativity

Sat, 20 Dec 2014

St William of York, Sheffield began a lovely tradition in the parish in 2005.

Starting from the church on the first Sunday of Advent, the nativity figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey make a journey round family homes, spending each night with a different family, before returning to church on Christmas...

Wooden Spoon Angel (JPEG, 12 Kb, 240x381)

Activity Village has a range of craft activities for Advent, Christmas and other times of year which you can access for free is you're looking for ideas to use with children – like this wooden spoon angel. They also offer a wide range of printable colouring sheets. puzzles, posters etc, but these...

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Idea: Create A Jesse Tree

Sat, 20 Dec 2014

Create a Jesse Tree to help young people see the broader context around the Christmas story. There are some prayers Loyola Press have here.

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Two Free Christmas Games

Fri, 19 Dec 2014

ChurchLeaders.com has two Christmas games for you to use: Fruitcake Mayhem and Living Christmas Tree.