Big news and links from the world of social work: Statement on new EU ePrivacy rules and the implications for children: The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a statement on
A brilliant child-friendly way of exploring the nativity through the eyes of a mystery-solving mouse, as he discovers more about the birth of Jesus, finding that Jesus really is Emmanuel, Rescuer
Miriam Swaffield wrote these spoken word videos about the shepherds, the wise men and baby Jesus. They are brilliant, we’ve used them with our 11-14 year olds who’ve loved them.
The funny things children say at Christmas according to the Daily Mail What gifts did the three wise men bring? Rebecca, 5, Merchant Taylors: “They brought Jesus gold and myrrh but
Here’s some of my favourite Christmas and Christingle talks I have done over the years: School Christingle service: the story of the Christingle. Christmas talk: Chocolate Brussels Sprouts: this is
This is my favourite Christmas talk – Chocolate Sprouts – I’ve used this in assemblies, carol services, across the age ranges. Preparation Boil the Brussels Sprouts (make sure they’re not too
One of my favourite resources for the Christmas season is Jesus’ Christmas Party by Nicholas Allan. Nicholas Allan writes and illustrates the nativity through the eyes of a grumpy inn keeper who is
The Bible Society produced this video of sand artist Gert van der Vijver retelling the story of the Nativity in sand. This is a great thing to watch in an all-age
Heat Magazine: Will you put a nativity scene under the tree? Joey Essex: What does that mean? Heat: You know what a nativity scene is, surely… Joey: An activity screen?
Links from around the world of youth work and social care: Online abuse: Facebook has announced that it has removed 8.7 million pieces of content that violated their child nudity or
Links from around the world of youth work and social care: Care Leaver Covenant: Children’s and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced a scheme to raise the career aspirations and
Links from around the world of youth work and social care: Strengths-based social care: The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published a report, written jointly with Leeds City