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Grasshopper

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Grasshopper

Kids will love making this grasshopper craft.  This craft is very versatile and can be used for different Bible stories. It can be used for teaching the story of:

  • The twelve spies.
  • The ten plagues of Egypt.
  • John the Baptist.

Instructions

  1. Print the template onto a sheet of cardstock. (Template)
  2. Cut out all of the pieces leaving a border of cardstock around each piece.
  3. Glue the pieces onto a sheet of black construction paper.
  4. Cut out all of the pieces.
  5. Glue each wing to the back of the grasshopper pieces.
  6. Take the rectangle piece and fold along both solid lines, making two creases.
  7. Add glue to one side of the rectangle piece and stick it on one of the grasshopper pieces, right between the thorax and the abdomen.
  8. Do the same thing with the other piece of grasshopper, making sure to line up both grasshopper pieces.  The legs will now be able to hold up the entire grasshopper.

Seek Ye First

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Worrying about our needs is not trusting God. We want our kiddos to not worry about their needs, but rather trust God to take care of them.

Make sure you clarify to the kiddos what those needs are. You find them in the context of the passage. “…as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on.” Matthew 6:25 We don’t want our kids going home thinking God promises to get them a new Xbox 🙂

“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. “ Matthew 6:33

Seek Ye First

Instructions

  1. Paint a paper plate blue.
  2. Print out the templates. (Template)
  3. Trace the templates onto construction paper.
  4. Glue on the nest to the paper plate.
  5. Then decorate the nest with strips of construction paper, hay, craft feathers, small leaves, or string.
  6. Next glue on the eggs. As many as you choose.
  7. Assemble the bird and then glue it on the nest.
  8. Finally glue on the branch to the paper plate.

If the kiddos choose to they can add paper flowers, leaves, or even tissue paper onto the tree branch.