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CYF Resources

Identifying and Supporting Distress in CYF Post Lockdown:

 

TGL have some online courses that are designed to equip leaders to identify and support distress in CFY post lockdown.Emotional 

 

First Aid: is free webinars to help individuals and organisations to see and understand emotional signals and how to respond to them effectively.  Click here for more information

 

Emotional Rollercoaster: this training is specifically for church staff members, schools and volunteers who work one-on-one or with groups of children who have emotional or relational challenges.  Click here for more information​​

 

For those ministering to children, youth and families online here is the Baptist Union Safeguarding Guidelines

 

For curriculum resources and ideas for: ​​

Under 5’s 

  • Have a look at True Ways Kids: great resources to use at home and printable material.

  • Join the Scramblers Network on facebook – brilliant ideas for engaging with toddler groups and younger children at home.

 

For 5-11’s 

The Reflectionary: these resources are for family Bible times - Why not get together with another family and discuss the questions by phone or skype? We can still be church together while we’re apart. 

Each week the reflectionary site will have:

•    A Bible passage with some teaching and discussion questions aimed at adults

•    Creative and imaginative approaches designed to appeal to children (plus adults who prefer those styles)

•    A space for your own thoughts and responses

•    A colouring page (not just for kids!)

•    A craft / art activity (not just for kids!)

•    Some activities for the week

•    A prayer

For 11+

 

On-line youth-work with those over the age of 13:

New safeguarding guidelines have been published from Baptist House and you can download the document here 

 

There are also resources on:

Engage At Home: Daily family prayer and worship activities 

Ministry to children

Godly Play: 10 things to help each other... listen .. be calm ...be still

Kids Sunday School 

Get creative with Hannah Dunnett - draw your own prayer tree is the first session!

Going For Growth: Faith isn't something to be learned in church - it's to be lived out at home. But it isn't always easy for families to know how to pray together or tell the stories of Jesus together. This page offers links and ideas to help families be Christian in their whole lives, not just the Sunday bit!