Activity Ideas for 2017 VBS Themes

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Celebrate God with the 2017 VBS Themes! These are great for offering meaningful enrichment. Children can discover their faith with these inspirational and engaging themes. Learning has never been more fun with so many creative ways to play, craft, and decorate.

Castles & Fortresses

VBS Themes: Over the Moat & Mighty Fortress 

These VBS themes both allow kids to use their imagination and visualize a medieval time. There are many lessons that can be taught using symbols like castles, fortresses, shields, and more. Teach children that even if they do not succeed, God is there to defend them and raise them up. He represents strength and love.

Here are some of our favorite VBS Castle Crafts and medieval decorations.

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DIY Prayer Box – Christian Craft for Kids

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Looking for a functional craft activity for your Sunday School, VBS, or even at home? Have your group create their own prayer box to help them direct their thoughts and prayers, and become closer to God. Begin a discussion about what types of things we would ask God, and why we would confide in Him. This will help guide them with what to keep in their prayer box, and to have faith that He is always listening.

How to Make a Prayer Box

Each student can decorate their boxes in their own way. Here’s a list of materials to guide your craft activity:

The Color-Me boxes come in a pack of 12 and are perfect for this craft project because they are white and can be drawn on with marker without it smudging. There are many different ways to decorate a prayer box, but we used some simple concepts for the two we made.  Continue reading



Top 6 Religious Christmas Crafts

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If you’re looking for some Christmas themed activities for Sunday School, Bible School or any other religious group, there are many different fun crafts you can try! Here are 5 of our favorite items that can be used all year round and personalized for any holiday.

Believe Craft

This is a great motivational and inspirational craft. The wooden Believe sign can be painted or stained, and you can even use gems or glitter to decorate. We painted the letters with red, green, and white acrylic paint and then added some designs with paint for a festive look. Discuss with your religious group why it is important to believe in God and have faith.

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Month of the Holy Rosary Activity

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October is the Month of the Holy Rosary. These Rosary Bead Kits are great inspirational craft activities for Sunday School, Bible School, or any other religious event for kids. Each kit comes with materials for 6 Rosaries, and we have both Blue & Ivory and Pink & Crystal kits to choose from. Teach students the meaning of the Rosary to go along with your daily lesson. The kits come with picture instructions, and here are written instructions you can follow too.

Instructions for Crystal & Rose Rosary 

  1. Cut a 36″ piece of the silver string provided in the kit.
  2. Thread the string though the opening in the pink cross
  3. Tie a knot to keep the cross into place. The knot is shown in the picture that comes with the kit. Continue reading


Wooden Cross Craft for Bible Camp & VBS

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Wooden cross christian craftThis standing wooden cross can be used for so many different crafts. In this tutorial I will show you how to make this beautiful rainbow patterned cross with beads. This makes a great craft for Bible camp or Vacation Bible School over the summer and can be combined with different lessons on the cross of Christ. Continue reading



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