burning bush

Burning Bush Sun Catcher

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A really cute craft for the story of Moses and the burning bush.

Burning Bush Sun Catcher

Instructions

  1. Print the template onto card stock. (Template)
  2. Glue the template sheet to the back of a sheet of black construction paper.
  3. Cut out all of the white from the template. You will be left with the burning bush border shape.
  4. Place the burning bush shape onto a self laminating sheet or contact paper, construction paper side down.
  5. Fill the inside of the trunk, leaves and fire with tissue paper.
  6. Cover with another sheet of self laminating sheet or contact paper.
  7. Cut out the burning bush from the laminating sheet or contact paper.
  8. Stick the burning bush to your window with double sided tape.
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Aaron’s Rod Becomes a Snake

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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

Rod Into Snake 2

Rod Into Snake 1

Instructions

  1. Print out the template. (Template)
  2. Cut out all of the pieces.
  3. Trace them onto construction paper. For the rod use brown. For the snake your kiddos can be creative.
  4. Assemble the snake and cut of any overhang of construction paper so you are left with a perfect snake shape.
  5. Glue the rod onto a piece of cardstock.
  6. Cut it out leaving a small white border.
  7. Then glue on the snake.

The kiddos can also draw on wood designs onto the rod if they choose.