Love is in the air with Valentine's Day Bible crafts.
The Scriptures say a lot about love. It talks about how God loves us and how we should treat our neighbor.
Whether you are teaching a lesson on 1 Corinthians 13 or Sunday just happens to fall on February 14 your kids will like doing these projects.
A cute puppy, kittens, and chocolate. Ahem, well no, in the Bible 1 Corinthians chapter 13 tell us what love is.
Cut out fifteen hearts from construction paper. You can use the heart shape on the PDF.
On each heart write what love is from 1 Corinthians 13:4- 8.
Cut out a cross that measures 3 3/4 by 1/2 inches. The arms are 3 1/2 by 1/2 inches. Write 1 Corinthians 13 on the arm piece. You will want the “o” in the center. Write L above the o. Write v, e below so you can spell love.
Glue the bottom point of the heart to the rim of the paper plate. Fourteen hearts will fit around the rim. They will overlap some.
Glue the cross to the center of the paper plate. Glue the last heart above the cross.
We all could use a reminder that we need to love one another.
Print the man with a heart PDF. Fold the piece of paper in half. Cut the man and heart out. But do not cut on the fold.
Write “Love one another.” on the heart. Or you could write another a verse about loving your neighbors.
Fold a piece of pink paper in half. Place the heart on the fold. Draw around the heart so that it is slightly bigger than the heart on the PDF.
Cut the heart out.
Make another heart with red paper and put it behind the pink one. Glue to the white heart.
If you want, add features to the men.
The first part of John 3:16 says, “God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son” Here is a Valentine's Day Bible craft that will remind you of the verse.
Print the PDF of the map of the world.(page 2) Color the continents green and the ocean blue. Cut the shape out.
Fold a piece of white paper in half. Glue the world on the outside, so that it opens like a card or book.
Fold a piece of red construction paper. On the fold draw half of a heart and cross.
Cut a red heart from construction paper. While the paper is still folded cut half of a cross out of the center.
Glue the heart over the world.
Write “God so loved the whole world that He gave His only begotten Son. John 3:16” on the paper.
Make several and give as a special gift for Valentine's Day.
Fold the 12-inch pipe cleaner in half. Twist the 6-inch pipe cleaner at the fold.
Add six pony beads to the center pipe cleaner. Thread ten beads on each side of the 12-inch pipe cleaner.
Thread the ends of the longer pipe cleaner through two of the beads on the center. Pull so that you have a heart shape.
To make the arms of the cross, thread two beads on each side. Count down four beads from the top and twist the excess pipe cleaner around the side of the heart.
Thread through the two beads on the cross's arm. Twist the ends together and cut off any excess.
Make a circle with the top piece of pipe cleaner push the end through the beads. Twist the top to make a loop.
Celebrate February 14 this year by making Valentine's Day Bible crafts for kids.