Cain And Abel

Paper Plate Sheep

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This cute and simple lamb craft will be a great add-on to any Bible lesson.

Paper Plate Sheep

Paper Plate Sheep 1

It can be used for:

  • Cain and Abel’s offerings to God. (Genesis 4)
  • Jesus as the Good Shepherd. (John 10:1-17)
  • Jesus as The Lamb of God. (John 1:29-35)
  • Jesus sacrificial death. (Isaiah 53)
  • The shepherds visiting Christ on the night of His birth. (Luke 2:7-20)
  • Israel’s practice of burnt offerings.
  • The Passover. (Exodus 12)
  • The story of David. (1 Samuel 17)
  • False teachers as wolves in sheep’s clothing. (Matthew 7:15-20)
  • The final judgement. (Matthew 25:32-33)

Instructions

  1. Print the template on card stock. (Template)
  2. Color and cut out the face and legs of the sheep.
  3. Optional: At this point you can cover the paper plate with either cotton balls or pop corn.
  4. Glue the head onto the paper plate.
  5. Finally glue the legs onto the paper plate. Make sure the back legs are slightly higher than the ones in front.
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The Lord Is My Shepherd

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This psalm is probably the best known passage of the Old Testament. It is a testimony by David to the God’s faithfulness throughout his life. This psalm serves as a reminder to our kids that God watches over us and takes care of us.

“1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows. 6 Surely goodness and loving kindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23

The Lord Is My Shepherd 1

The Lord Is My Shepherd 2

Instructions

  1. Print the template on card stock. (Template)
  2. Color and cut out all of the pieces.
  3. Assemble The Body: Fold on the solid and dashed lines. Glue the hinges to the sides of the legs. Slit both of the solid lines on the back of the sheep.
  4. Assemble The Head: Fold on the solid lines. Add glue to the underside of the middle square and fold the head back gluing it in place.
  5. Finally place the tail part of the head piece through the first slit of the back of the sheep and bring it up through the second slit.

This craft can also be used for other Bible stories.

  • Cain and Abel’s offerings to God. (Genesis 4)
  • Jesus as the Good Shepherd. (John 10:1-17)
  • Jesus as The Lamb of God. (John 1:29-35)
  • Jesus sacrificial death. (Isaiah 53)
  • The shepherds visiting Christ on the night of His birth. (Luke 2:7-20)
  • Israel’s practice of burnt offerings.
  • The Passover. (Exodus 12)
  • The story of David. (1 Samuel 17)
  • False teachers as wolves in sheep’s clothing. (Matthew 7:15-20)
  • The final judgement. (Matthew 25:32-33)

Sheep Puppet

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Sheep Puppet

Kids will love making the sheep puppet and reenacting Bible stories. You can even use the puppet to teach your lesson. This craft is very versatile and can be used for different Bible stories. It can be used for:

  • The story of Cain and Abel’s offerings to God. (Genesis 4)
  • The description of Jesus as the Good Shepherd. (John 10:1-17)
  • The Biblical description of Jesus as The Lamb of God. (John 1:29-35)
  • Jesus sacrificial death. (Isaiah 53)
  • Psalm 23
  • The shepherds visiting Christ on the night of His birth. (Luke 2:7-20)
  • Israel’s practice of burnt offerings.
  • The Passover. (Exodus 12)
  • The story of David. (1 Samuel 17)
  • The description of false teachers and prophets as wolves in sheeps clothing. (Matthew 7:15-20)
  • Teaching about the final judgement. (Matthew 25:32-33)

Instructions

  1. Print the template page onto a sheet of cardstock. (Template)
  2. Color the arms.
  3. Cut out each piece.
  4. Glue the arms to the body of the sheep.
  5. Assemble the head by first gluing on the ears and then the top wool.
  6. Glue the head onto the body of the sheep.
  7. Finally cut out the two ovals to make the finger holes.

You can also glue pieces of cotton balls to the body and head of the sheep.