Using nature as part of loose parts play has really caught on over recent years and it can be a fantastic – not to mention very cheap! – way to engage children as you talk about Bible stories. Muddy Church, GodVenture. Messy Church and many others have ways in which you can use nature to encourage wondering discussions. You can do this all year round of course, but it can be a particularly great tool to use during big events like Christmas, Easter, Lent etc.
Here you can watch Lydia explaining a simple way to use the nature story board with children and adults of all ages: