Adam and Eve Bible crafts will help your kids remember the story about how man sinned against God.
You can find the story in the second and third chapters of Genesis.
God made Adam from the dust of the earth and put him in a garden called Eden. God then made a wife for Adam who was named Eve.
God planted a garden and place Adam in it. God told the man that he could eat from any tree in the garden except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 2:17)
Fold the green paper in half. Start at the bottom corner and draw a curved line approximately 5 inches. The trunk is 5 by 2 inches. Going towards the cut end draw four rounded bumps ending at the fold.
Cut on your lines. You should have a tree shape.
From the orange paper, cut a 3 1/2 by 5 1/2 inch rectangle. Fold the rectangle in half. Draw half of a pumpkin shape. Unfold your “fruit.” On the fruit write “knowledge of.”
From the yellow paper cut two rectangles 2 1/2 by 3 inches. Fold the paper in half. Draw a fruit shape. On one of the fruits write “good” and on the other write ”evil.”
Glue the fruit to the tree.
To make the tree stand, cut an 8 by 2 1/2 inch piece of cardstock and add it to the back of the trunk of the tree.
Cut a 1-inch slit in the top sides of a cardboard tube. The tube is 4 inches tall with a diameter of 1 1/2 inches. Place the tree with the cardstock in the slits in the tube. The tree should stand.
The serpent was more deceitful than any of the beasts. He went to the woman and said “Yea, hath God said, Ye, shall not eat of every tree of the garden?” Genesis 3:1 KJV
Draw a 6-inch circle with a pointed end on one side. In the center of the circle draw the serpents head. It is 2 1/4 inches at the top and tapers to 1 inch at the bottom.
Cut a spiral 1 inch wide, stopping at the serpent's head. Cut around the top of the head.
Punch a hole at the bottom of the serpent's head. Then punch holes along the body approximately 1 inch apart.
Thread the pipe cleaner through the holes being careful not to rip the body. Fold the pipe cleaner around the tip of the tail.
Make a tongue from 1 by 2 1/4 inch rectangle. Cut points on one end.
Glue the tongue over the pipe cleaner that is poking through the hole in the serpent's head.
Add wiggly eyes.
When Adam and Eve ate the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil their eyes were open. They made themselves garments from fig leaves. (Genesis 3:7)
To make the paper dolls, fold an 8 by 4-inch piece of cardstock in half. Draw half of an outline of a person. Unfold the cardstock. You will need to make two dolls.
For Adam cut four pieces of yarn 3 inches and glue to the top of the head.
For Eve cut 4 pieces of yarn 6 inches long. Glue to the top of the head.
Add eyes and a mouth.
You can use the dolls for both the fig leaves and animal garments.
To make the leaves fold a piece of green paper back and forth. Each fold is about 1 inch.
Cut the corners off the top and bottom but don't cut too much of the folds on the sides.
Unfold you should see several leaves connected together.
You might need to do more than two strips. It depends on how large you make the leaves and how long you want the garment to be.
Now make your clothes. You will need three groups of two for the top. Make two or more rows of three leaves each. Glue the pieces together making a long robe.
You can fold the points of the two leaves on the top over the shoulders to hold the garment on. Either fold or trim so that the leaves go under the arms.
God made Adam and Eve garments from animal skins. (Genesis 3:21)
Cut a 5 by 2-inch rectangle from cardstock. Cut off one of the corners on the top. Round the bottom.
Cut very small pieces of yarn. Place the yarn pile on a paper plate.
Smear some glue on the cardstock. Press the glued side of the cardstock into the yarn on the plate. The yarn should stick to the cardstock. Pat the yarn into the glue. Let dry. Make two garments. One for Adam and one for Eve
Fold the tab over the shoulder of your paper doll.
The serpent tempted Eve to eat the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 3:1-6)
Cut a 4 by 1-inch rectangle from brown construction paper.
Glue the brown rectangle approximately 1 1/2 inches from the side of the white paper for the tree trunk.
Cut 1-inch squares from green tissue paper. Roll them some and glue to the top of the brown rectangle.
Cut several 1-inch squares from pink tissue paper for the fruit of the tree. Glue to the tree.
To make the serpent cut a 3-inch circle from green construction paper.
Cut the circle in a spiral leaving about a 1-inch circle in the center for the head.
Fold the head up. With a marker add eyes.
From red paper cut a 1/4 inch by 1/2 inch rectangle. Fold in half and cut one end at an angle to make the tongue's pointed forks. Glue below the eyes.
Glue the serpent next to the tree.
Cut four 4 1/2 by 1-inch rectangles from green paper. Taper them to a point so that it looks like long grass stems.
Glue the bottom of the grass pieces to the right side. Overlap the grass stems some. Make sure that you don't glue the tips of the grass. You want to glue Eve's head here.
Cut 4 thin strips of green paper for flower stems.
Cut four 1-inch squares from blue tissue. Glue the thin green strips to the bottom of the white paper. Roll the blue tissue and glue to the top of the green strip for flowers.
For the hair, cut a 1 by 2-inch rectangle from yellow construction paper. Also, cut a 1/2 by 2-inch rectangle. You could also use brown or black for the hair if you want.
Make Eve's hair by cutting thin strips in the rectangles. You can also round the top of the rectangles so that they look more like hair.
Glue the larger rectangle to the side of the circle. Glue the thinner one to the top. Add an eye and mouth to the side of the circle.
Glue Eve behind the grass.
With Adam and Eve Bible crafts your kids can tell the story of how sin came into the world.