Feed the Snowman | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

  Supplies:    Clear plastic container (an empty peanut butter jar would would great!)  Wiggly eyes  One orange pompom for nose, several black or brown pom pom for mouth  Glue gun  Cotton balls   Small tongs (make sure they’re easy to bend so little fingers can use them)    Prepare: Decorate the clear plastic container with eyes, nose and mouth like a snowman, using the eyes, pompoms and glue gun.  You’re done!  Instructions: This is great to help two and three-year-olds with their fine motor skills. Show them how…

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Punched Plate Lacing | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Supplies:  Sturdy paper plates  Christmas die cuts and die cut machine  Hole punch  Yarn/scissors/tape  Small pom poms for ornaments (optional)  Marker (to write bible verse)  Glue  Prepare Use the die-cut machine, being careful to center the die cut on the plate. Using the hole punch, punch holes around the design, leaving enough margin for the edges to remain strong.  Cut yarn in 24” segments and wrap one end with a piece of tape so that it will be easy to push…

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Christmas Card Ornaments | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Supplies: Christmas cards Circle punch or die cut (or trace the circle and cut with scissors) Elmer’s glue or Tacky glue Yarn Prepare: Cut circles out of Christmas cards with a die cut or punch. If you don’t have access to these tools, just trace a circle on a card and cut out with scissors. Ensure all of the circles are the same size. Four circles are needed for each ornament.  Cut yarn into eight-inch strands. Instructions: Look at your…

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Books of the Bible Turkey Game – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Give thanks to the LORD for He is good; His love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 Supplies: Large Paper Sack Two small lunch-size paper bags White Mauvalous tape Stapler Markers Scrap paper in two colors Books of the Bible cards Make It: Fold the top of the large bag down about the three inches inside the bag. Write “Stuff the Turkey” in the center of the bag. Gently fold in the top front corners of the bag toward the center of…

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Turkey Napkin Ring | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118 :24 Supplies: Construction Paper (brown, red, green, yellow, orange, purple) Small wiggle eyes Colorful napkins Quick Dry craft glue Prepare It: Cut brown construction paper into 1”x 7” and .75” x 5” strips. Cut orange, green, yellow, red and purple construction paper into 1/2” x 3” strips. Make It: Use glue to create circles with brown strips. Attach the smaller circle to…

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Turkey Tail Pictionary | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Give thanks in everything.   1 Thessalonians 5:18 Supplies: Paper cup (white or brown) Wiggle eyes Orange and red construction paper Jumbo craft sticks Markers Scissors Quick dry craft glue   Make It: Use marker to color cup brown. Cut a beak and waddle out of construction paper. Attach the beak, wiggle eyes and waddle to the cup with the glue. Use markers to color and decorate ONE side of the jumbo craft sticks. On the “uncolored” side of each craft…

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Stars and Stripes Bunting | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD.  Psalm 33:12 Supplies: Contact paper—18” X 15” Red, white, blue sparkle tissue paper Black cardstock Curling ribbon Scissors Glue stick Clear tape Prepare It: Cut black cardstock into 1/2” X 8 1/2” strips. Cut Red, white and blue tissue paper into 1” strips. Cut 2 1/2” stars out of white tissue paper. Cut a 3’ length of curling ribbon. Make It: Peel backing off of contact paper and on a flat…

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