A range of ideas, activities and resources to help support children's meeting and engagement with Quaker children in other settings.

Either download the resources or ask us for paper copies. Please contact the CYP administrator cypadmin@quaker.org.uk or 020 7663 1013.

Resources for ages 0 to 11

    For children:

    Let's explore the Quaker way

    A beautiful book which explores Quaker values of truth, peace, simplicity and equality. For children aged 3-8 but also enjoyed by all ages. Download Let's explore the Quaker way (PDF).

    Quaker meeting and me

    A lovely book which helps children explore and understand meeting for worship. Download Quaker meeting and me (PDF).

    Chatterbox for children

    This classic children's game has been created to help children talk, think and learn about the Quaker faith. It includes words from Quaker children who express what is important to them. Request a Chatterbox at 020 7663 1013 or cypadmin@quaker.org.uk.

    To use with children:

    Journeys in the Spirit

    Journeys in the Spirit is a free monthly resource for adults who work with children. There are two editions aimed at work with older and younger children. Subscribe and read the catalogue on the Journeys in the Spirit web page.

    For those working with children:

    'Being ready for children'

    A short guide for meetings who do not have children's meeting. This leaflet tells you how to prepare and support families who visit occasionally. (PDF).

    'What about the children in our meeting?'

    A guide for meetings to plan their work with children. This is a short, simple and practical leaflet. Download 'What about the children in our meeting?' (PDF).

    'Building our children's meeting'

    A resource to help meetings explore how to create children's meeting. This covers hard questions and tricky decisions and also has practical tips. Download Building our children's meeting (PDF).

    Resources and support for children and young people's work

    The children and young people's work staff team in Quaker Life produces a catalogue of ideas, activities and resources. It is available to meeting and gives details of:

      • the free resources that are available
      • the training that can be accessed by individuals or meetings
      • the support that exists for those doing work with children and young people, and
      • the range of events that take place for children and young people.

    We hope that this is helpful to you.

    For a paper copy of this booklet, contact the CYP Administrator cypadmin@quaker.org.uk or 020 7663 1013.

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    Contact us

    CYP Administrator
    cypadmin@quaker.org.uk
    020 7663 1013