This family-made craft is based on 1 Kings 18 and was made during our Parent Night last year. Basically, families were given a key account from the Bible and the Scripture passage where it is found. Then, they were able to browse the table full of supplies in order to create an accompanying visual or craft.
One family received the story of Elijah on Mount Carmel found in 1 Kings 18. Here is what they created:
It was so fun to see this dad get all excited about the story and eagerly gathering up supplies with his two children. “I know just what to do!”, he said.
First, the kids imagined that the plate was the altar. They broke up a bunch of craft sticks for the wood and then “dug a trench” by circling the altar with brown crayon several times. Then, the family actually poured water all over the altar, just like Elijah. They pretended to pray and then dad dropped a handful of “fire” (the leaf foamy stickers) onto the altar. It was really fun to watch the story unfold and I bet those kids will remember it for a long time.
What About You?
Have you ever had a parent illustrated a Bible story in a fun way? I’d love to hear about it!