A few more images of great children’s areas have come through. If you’d like me to feature yours, email pictures or links to firstname.lastname@example.org
This one shows an area focused on providing different activities for children to do at different times in the service. This type of idea might need an adult helper, or clear notes for parents. This corner supports the “gathering” time at the start of the service – many different items made of different pieces that can be put together.
There are lots of seasonal ideas for children’s areas. This one is set up for Advent and Christmas (the gathering area above can be seen just at the right):
While many children’s areas are specifically designed for Under-5s, there are ways of providing opportunities for older children as well. Here are a few. For the first activity, a book of the story is available for children who don’t know the story: