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Free Cross Craft for Kids

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Printing instructions for the free pictures: (Only the Activated Links are the free pictures.. The pictures will come up in a FlashPaper Document. FlashPaper is quick and easy! The pages download in a snap. You just need Flash Player 6 installed on your computer (which most all computers already have). If you don't have it, you can download it here for free, and install it on your computer. To Print : Click on the Name of the craft page to go to the FlashPaper printable craft page. When the FlashPaper document comes up, click on printer icon at the top of the FlashPaper page to print. It will not work to print using File > Print, but only using the printer icon on top of the FlashPaper page. Set number of copies when the printer pop-up appears. Click o.k. Re-sizing will need to be done when copying. Feel free to contact My Bible Crafts if you experience any problems.
Personalized Cross Picture: Jesus loves me so much that he died for my sins!
children's cross craft - personalized cross that says Jesus loves (child's name) so much that he died for (his, her) sins.
personalized children's cross craft
Personalized Cross picture

Ages 2+. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Craft: Children color page. Write each child's name on the first line of their cross. On the second line write 'him' or 'her'.

 

Color illustrated picture
Crayons, non-toxic markers or dot markers
 
Lamb With Cross and Rainbow Craft
Cross craft page with lamb and rainbow
Cross craft page with lamb and rainbow
Lamb cross picture Age 2+. Prep: Print and make copes of craft page. Construction paper crosses: Make one copy of craft page onto card stock. Cut out cross to use as a pattern. Lay cross pattern on construction paper. Trace. Cut out 3-4 layers of crosses at a time by stapling a few pieces of construction paper together. Craft: Children color picture, then glue construction paper cross over cross in picture. Optional for ages 4+. Place glue on lamb, spreading over top of head and body. Sprinkle white flocking on lamb. Shake excess into tray. Pour excess back into bottle to reuse.
Crayons, non-toxic markers, dot markers
Optional:
Construction paper
White flocking
White school glue
Craft trays
Lamb with Cross Easter Basket
lamb easter basket
lamb cross easter basket patterns
Lamb Easter basket craft page Age 3+ if using foam shapes. Adapt for age 2+ by using paper stickers and cut paper crosses from construction paper. Prep: Print and make copies of patterns page. Cut cross shapes and flower shapes out of construction paper if not using foam shapes. Craft: Children color basket, lamb and handle. Help children fold basket. starting with design facing table, bring front up (lamb) and back up towards you, folding on solid lines. Bring sides up, overlapping middle section. Tape together. Tape on handle. Stick or glue flowers to sides. Add Easter straw or paper shred. Add Cross shape.
Crayons, non-toxic markers, dot markers
Easter grass/paper shred
foam cross shapes
foam flowers
Clear tape
Glue if the foam flowers are not stickers
 

Cross with Butterfly Craft/Printable Easter Coloring Page

pattern for cross with butterfly and jewels
cross with butterfly and jewels
Cross with butterfly craft page
Ages 3+. Adapt for ages 2+ by making craft without the jewels, just using it as a coloring page, as the jewels are a choking hazard. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Craft: children color cross and butterfly. Peel backing off jewels and stick on butterfly or cross. Teacher cuts out crosses for children if desired.
Crayons/Non-toxic markers, dot markers
(Optional) Sticky-back craft jewels
 
Cross Craft with Color-Diffusing Paper
cross color diffuse
cross pattern for color-diffusing paper cross
Craft pattern
Age 3+. Note: This craft will take 2 class periods if you don't have a lot of craft time, to allow paint/markers to dry before cutting out cross pattern. Prep: Print and make a few copies of Cross Craft pattern onto card stock. Craft: Children use water-based markers to draw a design on the Color-diffusing paper, or they can color over the entire page. Any design will do, even scribbling. Help children spray their design with water bottle until colors bleed into each other. Allow to dry. Teacher or assistant lays cross pattern over dry design, traces cross pattern and cuts cross shape out. Save scrap pieces for Craft 2 (above). Take digital photos of children the week before.
Color-diffusing Paper
Non-toxic, water-based markers
Spray bottle
Scissors (for adult only)
Optional: Water color paints, brushes, smocks, jars for water.
Optional: Digital camera for Cross Collage Craft (below)
 
Free Craft - Stained Glass Cross Craft
cross craft - stained glass cross pattern to color or paint
stained glass cross kids craft
Stained glass cross craft page - see printing instructions above Ages 2+. Prep: Print and make copies of craft page. Be sure to use the printer icon above the FlashPaper picture. (See directions above). Craft: Children color page. Ages 3+ can add a heart foam sticker on the heart on the cross.
Crayons, non-toxic markers or dot markers
 
 
New Life in Christ Jesus Butterfly Craft
butterfly with cross inside
butterfly with cross inside - Christian craft for children
New Life Butterfly coloring page Age 2+ Prep: Print and make copies of craft pages. Craft: Children color craft page. Concepts: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person.
Non-toxic, water-based markers, crayons or dot markers
Christian Easter Bulletin Board Decorations
Jesus Died For Us Cross - Bulletin Board Decoration for Preschool Classes
personalized children's cross craft
Illustrated Cross picture Bulletin Board Picture: Use the color illustrated picture as a bulletin board picture, by writing the name of your class, if you have one, such as 'Cubbies', or just the word 'Us' on the first line; Write the word 'our' on the second line. Place photos of the children around the cross, using simple construction paper "frames" (See directions for Easter Collage Craft, above.
Matching colors of construction paper
Matching color of butcher paper
Stapler/staples
Stapler remover
 
Cross Collage Craft / Bulletin Board Decoration
cross pattern for color-diffusing paper cross
Shapes cut from Color-diffusing crafts (above) Staples/stapler Age 2+. Prep: Cut paper scraps from leftover pieces of Color-diffusing Cross Crafts (above) into large squares or triangles. Place in envelope. Cover bulletin board with butcher paper. Tape another large sheet of butcher paper to table. Draw giant cross shape on butcher paper using yardstick. Cut "frames" out of construction paper to fit the sizes of children's photos. Group Craft: Let a few children at a time glue shapes to the cross shape. Show them how to overlap them. Stick on letters on the cross to form the words, "Jesus died for us!" or other words. Teacher cuts out cross. Staple cross to bulletin board. Help each child glue their photo onto a "frame". Staple photos to bulletin board around cross.
Manilla envelope Pencil/Marker
Butcher paper Masking tape
Staples/stapler Glue/paste
Yardstick Sticker letters
Scissors (adult only) Photos of children
   
Stained Glass Cross - Blue
stained glass cross kids craft
Blue Stained Glass Cross picture Prep: Cover small or medium-sized bulletin board with butcher paper. Cut out one of the cross pictures to use the color illustrated picture as a bulletin board decoration. Staple on large letters to form the words "Jesus is Love", "Jesus loves children", or other concept to fit your lessons. Cut heart shapes out of matching construction paper by folding and cutting a half heart shape, then unfold. Place around picture. Optional: Place photos of the children in your class in the hearts before adding to bulletin board.
Matching colors of construction paper
Matching color of butcher paper
Stapler/staples
Stapler remover
 
Stained Glass Cross - Green
stained glass cross bulletin board decoration
Green Stained Glass Cross picture Stained Glass Cross - Green Prep: Cover small or medium-sized bulletin board with butcher paper. Cut out one of the cross pictures to use the color illustrated picture as a bulletin board decoration. Staple on large letters to form the words "Jesus is Love", "Jesus loves children", or other concept to fit your lessons. Cut heart shapes out of matching construction paper by folding and cutting a half heart shape, then unfold. Place around picture. Optional: Place photos of the children in your class in the hearts before adding to bulletin board.
Matching colors of construction paper
Matching color of butcher paper
Stapler/staples
Stapler remover
 
'New Life in Christ Jesus' Cross Butterfly Bulletin Board picture
butterfly with cross inside - Christian craft for children
Color illustrated Butterfly With Cross picture Prep: Cover small or medium-sized bulletin board with matching butcher paper. Cut out the color illustrated butterfly to use as a bulletin board decoration. Staple on large letters to form the words "We Have New Life in Christ Jesus", or other concept to fit your lessons. Cut heart shapes out of matching construction paper by folding and cutting a half heart shape, then unfold. Place hearts around butterfly picture. Optional: Place photos of the children in your class in the hearts before adding to bulletin board. Concepts: Talk to children about the how the caterpillar is changed into a beautiful butterfly, a new creature. It has a new life; and when Jesus changes our heart, he also gives us a new life, and we are a new, different person.
Matching colors of construction paper
Matching color of butcher paper
Stapler/staples
Stapler remover
 
For More Cross Crafts visit the Easter Cards and Crafts page
For quick view of all crafts in the Christian Easter theme go to the Easter printables page
To order the Palm Sunday / Easter download, visit the Order page
Other Crafts in the Palm Sunday / Easter craft download
Palm Sunday Crafts Tomb Crafts Cross Crafts Lamb Crafts
New Life Crafts Easter Coloring Pages Easter Bulletin Board  
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