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Daniel Lion Puppet

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This Daniel and the lions den craft is quick and simple. Once your kids finish making it they have their very own lion puppet.

Daniel Lion Puppet

Instructions

  1. Print the template. (Template)
  2. Color and cut out all of the pieces.
  3. Glue the body parts to the body of the lion.

Optional: You can use paper fasteners/ split pins/ metal brads to attach the pieces to the lion body. This way your kids will be able to move the body parts on the lion puppet.

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Daniel In The Lions Den Puppet 1

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With this craft your kids will be able to make their very own lion for the story of Daniel in the lions den.

I also have a version were the lion appears to be talking. (Version 2)

Daniel In The Lions Den Puppet 1

Instructions

  1. Print the template. (Template)
  2. Turn a paper sandwich/lunch bag upside down. Paint the small square blue and the large square green. You can also use tissue paper or construction paper.
  3. Color and cut out all of the pieces from the template.
  4. Glue the head of the lion onto the blue square.
  5. Glue the smaller legs to the body of the lion.
  6. Glue the tail onto the body of the lion.
  7. Glue the body of the lion onto the green square.
  8. Optional: Cut off any extra green area from the bottom of the puppet.

Scarecrow Puppet

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Thanksgiving Scare Crow Pupet

Instructions

  1. Print the template. (Template)
  2. Color and cut out all of the pieces.
  3. Assemble the puppet by sticking metal brads/ paper fasteners through the holes in each of the arms and legs and also on the body of the puppet.
  4. Bend the legs of the metal brads/ paper fasteners to hold the pieces together.

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.