MORE than 150 youngsters took part in Christmas activities at two churches.

Pupils from Ardleigh St Mary’s Primary School and Highfields Primary School went to Ardleigh Methodist Church and Manningtree Methodist church respectively where festive carols and songs were belted out and a crib hunt was held.

Children from Busy Bees kindergarten then made Christingle candles to take home.

Plans are already being made for the students to return at Easter for more activities.