Pentecost is such an important new beginning in the story of God's rescue of planet earth. Here are a simple story and a poem that try to prepare the ground for talking about Jesus returning in the person of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
Pentecost celebrates the birthday of the church: when Jesus fulfilled His promise by sending the Spirit of God to be with his followers. This activity helps a church to celebrate Pentecost together with all ages present.
Here is a simple response version of the Acts 2 narrative, which might be suitable for an all-age service or children's group. The aim is to link up the Pentecost story to Jesus' last days and to emphasise the 'awe and wonder' of the events in Acts 2.
A fun way to tell the story of the healing of the lame man by Peter and John, using a well-known nursery counting song. It is suitable for a Messy Church celebration, an all-age service, collective worship or a group session with adults and children.