Easy Queen Esther Bible Crafts for Kids

by Karen & Grace Morris

Here are some Queen Esther Bible crafts that use easy-to-find materials. Your Sunday school class can use the crafts to act out different parts of the story. They are fun and easy to make.

The book of Esther is about a Jewish woman who becomes queen and saves the Jewish people from being killed. 

Click the pictures to make the individual Queen Esther Bible crafts.

Crown for King Ahasuerus

crown for King Ahasuerus

King Ahasuerus ruled from Ethiopia to India, over 127 providence. Esther 1:1.

You will need;

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • File folder
  • Stapler
cut a piece of paper in half

Cut a 9 by 12-inch piece of construction paper in half so that it is 4 1/2 by 12 inches. 

fold the paper in half

Fold the paper in half.

fold in half again

Fold the paper in half again.

fold one more time

Fold the paper in half one more time so that the paper measures 4 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches

cut a point on one end

Find the center of the top of the paper. Mark an angled line from the center to both folded edges. Cut on your line. You will have a point on one end.

make cuts on the sides

On both sides cut angled lines like you would if you were making a snowflake.

unfold

Unfold your paper. You should have something that will look like the front of a crown. Decorated if you want with glitter and jewels.

make the headband

Cut off 3 inches from the bottom of a file folder. Cut on the fold. 

staple on the crown

Staple the pieces to the ends of the crown. Fit to the child's head. Staple where the two ends overlap.

Queen Esther's Crown

Queen Esther's crown

Esther found favor with the king. He gave her the royal crown. Esther 2:17

Supplies;

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glitter 
  • White glue
  • Stick on jewels
  • Cardstock strip
  • Stapler
fold the paper and draw a hill shape

Fold a 9 by 12 inch piece of paper in half so that it is 9 by 6 inches.

2 inches from the bottom of the cut side draw a curved line to the fold. It will look similar to a hill.

cut on you line

Cut on your line.

Unfold and decorate your crown with glitter and stick on jewels. Let the glue dry before you do the next step.

Cut a 2-inch strip from a file folder. Staple to the file folder to the sides of the crown and fit to the child's head.

Queen Esther Bible Crafts the Golden Scepter

the golden scepter

King Ahasuerus held out his golden scepter to Queen Esther. Esther 5:2.

You will need,

  • Drinking straw
  • Gold wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Gold pipe cleaner
cut a piece of wrapping paper

Cut a piece of gold wrapping paper the length of the straw and about 1 1/2 inches wide. With a glue stick add some glue to the back. 

glue to the straw

Place the straw on one of the long ends of the back of the wrapping paper. Roll the straw to the other end. Add some more glue to the end of the paper if it does not stick to the straw.

roll a gold pipe cleaner

Hold approximately 1 inch of a pipe cleaner next to your finger. Roll the long end around your finger to make a coil. 

put the end of the pipe cleaner into the end of the straw

Put the short piece of the pipe cleaner into one end of the straw. Squish the coil to make the top of the scepter. 

Queen Esther Paper Dolls

King Ahasuerus and Queen Esther paper dolls

Supplies;

print the PDF

Print out Queen Esther and King Ahasuerus paper dolls.(available at TPT)

If you use cardstock it will be more sturdy but will be more difficult for the child to cut out the dolls. 

color the Queen Esther

Color Queen Esther's robe and crown. Also, color her hair. Cut out the doll, robe, and crown.

fold the tabs around the paper doll

Fold the crown around Queen Esther's head. Place the robe on her and fold the tabs over her shoulders and waist.

color the picture of the king

Color the picture of the king. Then cut around the outside of the picture.

king and queen paper dolls

Use the dolls to act out the story.

Use the Queen Esther Bible crafts to help your class remember this interesting lady.

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