Tag Archive | Older children

Hand coloured candles -Light

hand-colored-candles-christmas-craft-photo-420-FF0106GIFTSA02What a lovely reminder of the Bible Passage from John Chapter Eight verse 12

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

It can also refer to Matthew 5:14
And this lovely verse from 2 Samuel 22:29
“You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light.”
And this one from Psalm 18:28
“You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.”

Psalm 27:1
Psalm 36:9
Psalm 43:3
Psalm 56:13
Isaiah 2:5
Isaiah 9:2
and over Eighty references in the New Testament.

The Christian Cross

The cross of Christ is the most recognised symbol of Christianity and mentioned forty-six times in the New Testament.  There are many cross crafts which I will add to this page as I find them.

Here’s a nice little pattern for a pony bead cross




Woven Desk Caddy


You might have to use your imagination here, but I thought this might be a useful reminder for the story of Joseph in Genesis Chapter 40 and onward.  I was thinking of the part in the story where Joseph hid a silver cup in his brother’s luggage.  Using grey or silver wool instead of the multicolour,  you could use this to remind the children of the story.  Follow this link here to find the instructions or click on the picture above.

Recycled pop bottle wind spinner



The word ‘wind’ or ‘winds’ is mentioned over one hundred times in Scripture, so there should be lots of passages you could use this craft for.  I have included a list of just the passages which have the word ‘wind’ in them.  There are more which mention ‘winds’.

This craft is a good one for teens and adults and perhaps older children.  Although a word of caution in that the bottles are slippery when you are holding them and trying to cut through them with an exacto or craft knife or scalpel, so perhaps this part of the preparation should be left to teens or adults.  They last for ages and make quite a colourful site spinning in the breeze.  You can of course use whatever plastic pop/soda/softdrink/fizzy drink bottles you have on hand, 600 ml, up to two litre.

You can find the instructions from freekidscrafts.com here:  or click on the picture above.

Old Testament

Genesis 8 and 41

Exodus 10 and 14

Numbers 11

2 Sam 22

1 Kings 18 and 19

2 Kings 3

Job 1;6;8;15;21;27;28;30;37

Psalm 1;11;18;35;48;78;83;103;104;135

Proverbs 11;25;27;30

Ecclesiastes 1;2;4;5;6;8;11

Song of Songs 4

Isaiah 2;11;17;24;26;27;28;32;41;57;64

Jeremiah 4;5;10;13;18;22;30;51

Ezekiel 5;13;17;19;27

Daniel 2

Hosea 8;12;13

Amos 4

Jonah 1;4

Habakkuk 1

Zechariah 5

New Testament

Matthew 11;14

Mark 4;6

Luke 7;8;12

John 3;6

Acts 2;27;28

Ephesians 4

James 1

Jude 1

Revelation 6;7