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Maple Leaf Votive Bible Craft

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In A Nutshell

Children make a pretty fall decoration with this Bible craft.

Maple Leaf Votive Bible Craft

Ages

Elementary, Tweens, Teens

Estimated Time

20-30 minutes

What You Will Need

  • Card stock or construction paper in fall colors such as yellow, red, purple, orange
  • Maple Leaf Multi 12 up Printable (See Downloads below).
  • Baby food jar
  • Votive candle
  • Decorative chalk. Can use black for any color. Available in most craft stores. (optional)
  • Q-Tips (optional)
  • Raffia
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Raffia

Preparation

  • Print the maple leaves on several different colors of card stock. Each child will need 4 leaves.

    Directions

  • Each child should cut out 4 leaves.

  • Use a pen or marker to make dash marks around the edge of the leaf.
  • Optional: Chalk around the outside of the leaf. Using the Q-Tip, rub the end on the chalk. Gently rub the Q-Tip around the edge of leaf to give a shadow effect.
  • If you would like, write words on the tips of the leaves. "P-R-A-Y", "Thanks God for everything", "God-Bless-Our-Home", etc.
  • Place leaves opposite each other and slightly overlap. Place jar on top to check to see if leaves are where you want them. Remove jar and glue leaves in place.
  • Wrap a piece of raffia around the mouth of the jar 2-3 times then secure in a bow.

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