This is my first attempt at a craft video (sorry for the pause in the middle – my phone did that all by itself!). Enjoy!
I made these angels last year for our toddler group. There are some instructions here on the blog in a previous post but this printable instruction leaflet is much easier to print and share.
Links to ‘how to make’ the characters (specifically the angels but the same basic idea is used for Mary, Joseph and the shepherds too) and the manger The stable is a cardboard box covered in tissue paper. If you cover the inside of the box with yellow paint or tissue paper the characters will show… Read More Paper Plate Nativity
There are lots of Bible stories that include angels so this craft isn’t just for Christmas! But obviously we often make angel crafts at Christmas so here is a paper plate angel that stands up and could be used as a tree topper. All you need – paper plates (cheap and quite thin as you… Read More Angel!
This week we get very near to Bethlehem! The story is the Angel’s visit to Mary from Luke 1:26-38. Bible story – from Luke 1:26-38. (Include actions in the story if you can – ask the children and adults to join in) ‘One day Mary was at home. It was just an ordinary day. Mary… Read More Journey to Bethlehem – week 4 – The Angel visits Mary
To make this angel all you need is – paper plate (cut out a triangle for the angel’s body), circle for the angel’s face, shredded tissue paper for the hair, black felt tip to draw a face, ribbon to make a hook so the angel can be used as a decoration and yellow tissue paper,… Read More Angel to make
Bible story – from Luke 1:26-38. (Include actions in the story if you can – ask the children and adults to join in) One day Mary was at home. It was just an ordinary day. Mary was cleaning the house (some actions here – maybe dusting or sweeping). But then something extraordinary happened! An angel… Read More The Angel visits Mary