Jesus Heals Crafts for Sunday School

by Karen & Grace Morris

Read Mark chapter 1 and make the Jesus heals crafts with your class. Kids can make a thermometer to remember the woman who had a fever. There are also bandages for the different people healed in the crowd. Then your class can make a paper bag puppet to represent the leper.

Click the individual Jesus heals crafts.

A Mother-in-law Is Healed

a paper thermometer

Jesus goes to the house of Simon Peter, where his mother-in-law is ill with a fever. She is immediately healed after Jesus takes her hand and helps her up. You can read the story in Mark 1:29-31.

You will need;

  • White card stock
  • Red paper
  • Scissors
  • Pen or marker
draw the thermometer

Cut a  rectangle approximately 8 by 3 inches from white card stock. Draw a 2 3/4 inch circle on the bottom. This will be the bulb of the thermometer. From the circle, draw a rectangle that is two inches wide. 

cut a red circle and strip

Where the rectangle attaches to the circle, cut a slit approximately 1 1/2 inches wide. 

Cut an 8 by 1-inch strip from red paper. Also, cut a 2 3/4 inch circle from red paper.

thread the strip through the slit

Thread the red strip through the slit so that it shows in front. 

glue the circle on

Glue the red circle on the bottom of the white thermometer.

write ill and healthy

Write ill at the top and healthy at the bottom of the thermometer.

Jesus Heals Crafts – Bandages

Jesus heals the crowds

After Jesus heals Peter's mother-in-law, a crowd came. Jesus healed the people of their various diseases. Mark 1:34.

There is also a passage in the Gospel of Luke where the crowds came to Jesus, and he healed them. The disciples of John the Baptist were also there. They asked Jesus if he was the Christ. Jesus answered and said that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear. You can read the account in Luke 7:18-22.


  • Brown construction paper
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Scraps of red paper
  • Scraps of white paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Background piece
  • Pen or marker
make the bandages

Cut six 1 by 4 1/2 inch rectangles from brown paper and round the ends.

glue to the background

Glue the bandages to the background piece.

cut some squares

Also, cut three red and two white 2-inch squares.

make feet for the lame man

Make two oval shapes approximately 3/4 by 1 inch. Add five dots to the top to make feet. 

add eyes and feet

For the blind man, stick two wiggly eyes in the center of the first rectangle.

Glue the feet to the next rectangle.

Leave the third rectangle blank for the lepers are cleansed.

make hearts

To make the ears, fold a 2-inch piece of red construction paper in half. Cut out a heart shape approximately 1 inch tall. But, round the bottom of the heart.

Also, fold a piece of white paper and make a heart shape slightly smaller than the red heart.

finish ears

Glue the two hearts together. Cut the hearts in half. 

glue to bandage

Glue the ears to the sides of a bandage number four.

finish the bandages

Now, make a 1-inch heart shape from red paper. 

For the last bandage, make a white oval. With a pen, draw a dollar sign. Glue to the last rectangle. 

After you finish the craft, have the students say the verse while pointing to the pictures. 

Jesus Heals the Lepers Craft

lepers are censed craft

One day a leper came to Jesus asking to be made clean. Jesus had compassion for the man and healed him. Mark 1:40-42.


  • Lunch sized paper bag
  • A scrap of brown construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Red marker
  • Wiggly eyes (optional)
  • Yarn for hair (optional)
  • Glue
add a face to the bag

On the flap of the bag, draw a face. Add yarn for hair.

Cut a 5 by 2 rectangle. Fold the rectangle in half and round the ends so that it looks like a bandage.

glue the bandage to the bag

Also, cut on the fold. Glue the ends to the paper bag. On the flaps, write, “lepers are“. 

write are cleansed under the bandage

Fold the flaps back some. On the inside, write, “cleansed”.

Besides healing the sick, Jesus helped;

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