This craft is simple and versatile. It can be used for different Bible stories. It can be used for:
- The fall of man. (Genesis 3)
- When Paul was bitten by the viper. (Acts 28:3-5)
- Moses and the bronze snake. (Numbers 21:8-9)
- Aaron’s rod becomes a snake. (Exodus 7:8-13)
- God providing through prayer. (Luke 11:1-13)
- John The Baptist calling the Pharisees brood of vipers. (Matthew 3:7)
- Jesus calling the Pharisees snakes and vipers. (Matthew 23:33)
- Print the template on card stock. (Template)
- Color and cut out all of the pieces.
- Glue on the half circles, if using.
- Turn the piece around and cut of any excess half circle.
If you use this craft for the story of the bronze snake, tape the finished craft on a wooden broom handle.
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.