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)
- Print the template page onto a sheet of cardstock. (Template)
- Color the arms.
- Cut out each piece.
- Glue the arms to the body of the sheep.
- Assemble the head by first gluing on the ears and then the top wool.
- Glue the head onto the body of the sheep.
- 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.
A great craft to help your kids remember the walls of the Red Sea and how God performed a miracle that allowed His people to cross into safety.
“Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord swept the sea back by a strong east wind all night and turned the sea into dry land, so the waters were divided.” Exodus 14:21
- Print and color the templates. (Template)
- Cut out the figures and the main background.
- Fold the creases on the main background.
- Add glue to the two tabs to form the background.
- Fold the crease on the base of the figures.
- Add glue to the base of the figures and place them on the main background.
In the picture I colored the sand yellow, but your kids can use actual sand to decorate the background.
God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and told Moses He was sending him to Pharaoh to bring Gods people out of Egypt. Moses had many objections to God’s plan. He was fearful of Pharaoh rather than trusting in God. Four times he expressed his fear to God. When Moses expressed his lack of faith a fifth time, God became angry. Although God was angry with Moses, He had compassion on Moses. He understood Moses weakness and told Moses that He would send Aaron with him.
“The Lord said, “Moses, when the king asks you and Aaron to perform a miracle, command Aaron to throw his walking stick down in front of the king, and it will turn into a snake.” Exodus 7:8-9
- Print out the template. (Template)
- Cut out all of the pieces.
- Trace them onto construction paper. For the rod use brown. For the snake your kiddos can be creative.
- Assemble the snake and cut of any overhang of construction paper so you are left with a perfect snake shape.
- Glue the rod onto a piece of cardstock.
- Cut it out leaving a small white border.
- Then glue on the snake.
The kiddos can also draw on wood designs onto the rod if they choose.
God never abandoned the Israelites in the dessert and in the same way God does not abandon His children.
Through this story the kiddos will learn that God is always with His children guiding them and protecting them.
- Wrap a toilet paper roll with blue construction paper and a second one with either black or purple construction paper.
- On the blue toilet paper, glue on white cotton balls. Different sizes and patterns.
- With the black roll, using red, yellow and/or orange tissue paper, make little bunches and then glue them onto the pillar.
I have included flame templates in case you do not wish to use the tissue paper. (Template)
This craft can be done for different Bible stories and adapted for each one. It is very versatile. It can be used for:
- Abraham’s move to Egypt and his deception towards the pharaoh.
- Joseph becomes second in command over Egypt.
- God freeing His people through Moses.
- Print the templates. (Template)
- Color them and cut everything out.
- Glue all the pieces onto construction paper, for strength.
- Cut the template out of the construction paper.
- Align the side pieces to the main piece and glue in place.
- Glue on the extensions that will go around the child’s head.
- After it has slightly dried, wrap the extensions around the child’s head, getting the correct fit.
- Use a couple of paper clips or a piece of tape to hold the shape. Then add glue to set it in place.
Although Pharaoh had plans for evil for Moses, God had plans for good for Moses. Everyday God brings good into the lives of His children.
Your kids will love making this cute baby Moses craft.
“For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11
- Print the templates. You will have two pages in total. One page will include baby Moses, the grasses and the reeds. On the other page one side will have the circle and on the other side of the paper you will print the basket design. (Template)
- Color the basket design, baby Moses, the reeds and grasses.
- Cut out the circle, baby Moses, the reeds and grasses.
- Take the circle and cut on the four dotted lines.
- Still with on the circle, fold the solid lines to make creases.
- Add glue one at a time to each corner of the circle to form the basket shape.
- Glue baby Moses on the inside of the basket facing forward. Then the grasses and reeds facing forward.