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Bible Crafts for Elijah and Elisha

"God Gives Us Friends" - Elijah and Elisha Bible Lesson

 

The following crafts and activities come from the lesson "God Gives Us Friends" about Elijah and Elisha. A complete lesson is avaiable to members on The Resource Room and as an instant download below.

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Make an Elijah Running Wheel

Children turn the wheel to make Elijah run.

Elijah Running Wheel Craft from daniellesplace.com

What you will need:

Card stock

Crayons or Markers

Glue

Brass Brads

Scissors

What to do:

1. Before class print out the cover wheel and legs pattern. (Printable Patterns available to members on The Resource Room and as an instant download.)

2. Cut out around the circles and cut the shape around where Elijah's legs should be on the Elijah picture.

3. In class have your children color the pictures and then place the top pattern on the bottom and punch a hole through both in the center. Fasten them together with brass fasteners.

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Make an Elijah Picture Story Wheel

Children turn the wheel to reveal pictures from the story of Elijah.

Elijah Picture Story Wheel from www.daniellesplace.com for Elijah and Elisha Bible Lesson

What you will need:

Card stock

Crayons or markers

Glue

Brass Brads

Scissors

What to do:

1. Before class print out the cover wheel - (Printable Patterns available to members on The Resource Room and as an instant download.)

2. Cut out the patterns. Cut the window out so that a picture can be seen through the window.

3. In class have the children glue the pictures on the bottom wheel in order of the story.

4. Place the top pattern on the bottom and punch a hole through both in the center. Fasten them together with brass fasteners.

 

 

Make a "God Gives Us Friends" Bulletin Board Display

Friends Bulletin Board Display

 

Before class print out the and make copies. (Printable Patterns available to members on The Resource Room and as an instant download.)

In class have your children children color the pictures and then write names of their friends on the pictures. Tell them they can also include family members' names.

You can also have them pass their sheets around the table and have them sign each sheet with their own names.

Send the picture home with your children or make a border for the bulletin board with the pictures.

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Coloring Sheets for Elijah and Elisha Bible Story

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Color "God Gives Us Friends" Coloring Sheet

God Gives Us Friends Bible Craft and Activity from www.daniellesplace.com

What you will need:

Construction Paper

Heart Craft Foam Shapes or Paper Hearts

Paper

Scissors

Crayons or Colored Pencils

What to do:

1. Before class print out the picture pattern and cut out around the edges. (Printable Patterns available to members on The Resource Room and as an instant download.)

2. Glue the picture to a piece of construction paper to make a frame.

3. In class have your children color the picture and glue fun foam shapes or stick stickers on the frame to decorate it.

 

 

Activities for Elijah and Elisha

 

Three-legged Relay Races (Outside Race)

Use this game to help children appreciate friends and learn how to work together.

Three-legged Race Friends Bible Activity from www.daniellesplace.com

You will need:

Soft Rope Cut into Twelve-inch Pieces (Bandanas also work well.)

Blue Painter's Tape

What to do:

1. Before class mark off the start and finish lines with painter tape.

2. In class put your children into teams of two.

3. Help each pair of children tie their ankles together with a soft rope or bandana so they form a three-legged pair. Have four to five pairs of children race at the same time.

After everyone has had a chance to race ask your children about how they felt about working with a teammate to run the race.

 

 

Play a Helping Game

Divide the class up into teams of two. Tell the children that you are going to play a game to practice helping each other.

Have one child in each group pretend like they are blind by closing his or her eyes. Have the other child guide his friend around the room and back to where they started.

Have the other child pretend that he has only one foot by standing on one foot. Have the other child help his friend around the room and back to where they started.

 

 

Play a Review Game

Print out complete sets of the pictures from all the previous lessons and this one. Print out enough sets so that you have one set for every four or five children in your class. Divide the children into groups of four or five. Give each group a set of pictures. On the word "go" see which team can place all the pictures in order first.

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