SEND Messy Church Christmas Session

A session for Christmas sent in by Trish Hahn, SEND Coordinator for Messy Church Messy Church

SEND Christmas

Session Aim

To enjoy Messy Sensory Fun & Fellowship at Christmas

Food

Christmas Buffet

Activities include

  • Welcome Name Tags – Angels or Stars & glitter 
  • Gold Glitter Foam Crowns – personalize with sequins & sparkly shapes 
  • 3D Angel Decorations – Colour with glitter and deco pens 
  • 3D Star Decorations – Add glitter & paint 
  • Camel Egg carton Craft – add paint & googly eyes 
  • Nativity Foam Stickers & Nativity Scene Decorations 
  • Nativity Bracelet Kits – Beads, instructions & elastic included 
  • Edible Craft – Wise Man (plain Gingerbread Man) decorate with icing pens and gold sprinkles 
  • Tactile activity for visually impaired child 
  • Snow dough for messy sensory/tactile activity 
  • Chill-out area/dark den space in lounge 

Songs (in Makaton)

  • Away in a Manger 
  • Jingle Bells 
  • The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy 
  • Story based on Luke 2 
  • The Christmas Story (Makaton)(to tune of jingle bells)with various stuffed animals, 3D Star, doll and small children/costumes 
  • Creative prayer with Nativity Story Bunting/stable picture background Messy Grace 

Extras to include

Shepherds find Jesus take home sheet & Colouring poster