Intergen, in partnership with the CPN, is offering the opportunity to participate in a regional Community of Practice.
- Connect with a small group of others in your ministry area
- Connect with Intergen support staff and a network of specialists
- Connect with best practice resources
- Connect with God as you grow in leadership
It is FREE for CPN members, but there are only 12 places,so get in quick to book your place. For more information download the flyer: CPN Community of Practice 2019
Teddy Bears Picnic
Whether you do it at a playgroup session or meet at a local park, a ‘teddy bears picnic’ is always fun. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Let your imagination run wild: Teddy Bears Picnic
Accessible prayer activities
Here are three creative prayer activities that you can place in your playgroup space for people who are perhaps unfamiliar with the concept of prayer to engage with in their own way. These can also be a helpful tool for your playgroup team’s prayer ministry.
Stories of Childhood rescheduled – Saturday 22 June
Stories of Childhood has been rescheduled to 22 June to cater for even more participation! This annual event is especially suitable for anyone – including Playgroup leaders, Pre-school music program leaders, Messy Church leaders, Sunday program leaders/teachers, ministers, pastors, church leaders, worship leaders, program leaders/volunteers – involved in ministry with children 0-5 and their families. Gather others from your congregation or team and come along for a fantastic day of learning, sharing and growing together.
Tips when preparing playgroup activities – coming up with ideas for your playgroup session that are both fun and stimulating for the children can be a challenge. Here are some tips to consider to make it fun for the children and create space for parents to connect with each other. Busy children make for relaxed parents!
Welcoming families Making your families feel welcome at playgroup is an important part of them feeling like they belong . Here are some ideas to help make that happen not just at the start of the year but all the year through.
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