Church of England Diocese of York Marston Moor

Godly Play

Godly Play has  new stories.

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What is Godly Play?

The Heart of Godly Play

* Creating Sacred Space, Building and working in community,  Learning religious language, Using religious language to make meaning.

A Godly Play session includes a time to:-

* get ready, tell a story using objects and artefacts,  explore the story more with open questions and discussion, respond with a free choice using a variety of materials – art… silence… play… writing…  enjoy a simple feast and sharing.

Imagine someone who….

* creates a space to think big,  learns as well as teaches, doesn’t always know the answer,  builds a community,  enables children to make connections,  is open to the unexpected,  slows down the pace,  provides the tools then stands back.

Imagine an approach to Christian nurture and education that:-

* promotes knowledge, skills empathy, spiritual growth,  develops the needs of the whole child,  provides a multi-sensory approach to learning,  develops language and communication skills,  develops thinking skills,  provides depth and reflection in every session.

Details of Godly play videos are: Exile and Return the Ark and the Temple the Ark and the Tent  Noah and the Ark