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easter scene

Easter Scene

easter scene materials easter scene

As easter is approaching, this is a good activity that can be done together with the children. This craft uses recycled materials and some easy to find items.

You will need:

1. a box without lid (preferably not so high

2. plasticine clay(different colours)

3. drinking straw

4. mould of different shapes

5. toilet roll

6. small stones

7. one stone which can cover the opening of the tissue roll

7. any small item to create the bush look

8. scissors

 

How to make it

take small portions of grey colour plasticine and flatten it. lay it around to give the pathway look.

Cut the 1/4 of the tissue roll width wise. place it in one corner of the box. place the stones near the tissue roll. place one big stone near the opening of the tissue roll. place some plasticine over the tissue roll to cover it as well.

 

To make different trees and flowers

cut the straw into different lengths so as to use it as trees. cut one end of couple of straw pieces and make vertical slits round the edge. press all the slits down so that it makes a tree like look,

Take small portions of the colorful plasticine (you can even mix colours to give it a different colours) and use place it in the mould . take it out and place it on top of straw pieces.

There is no fixed rules to follow in making this scene. let the imagination flow. You can use small figures to tell the easter story when Mary went to see Jesus’ body

ruth's basket of grains

ruths basket of grains

This craft can be used for the story of Ruth and Naomi.

Materials needed

1. Paper plate

2. Coloured paper (yellow)

3. Paint (yellow, orange, brown, black)

4. Pencil

5. Scissors

6. Construction paper or cardboard for the back ruth's basket of grains

Method

Cut the paper plate into two halves.  Paint the outer side of one half with a basket pattern. Use shades of brown and yellow and use black to create the lines.

Cut grain shapes from yellow paper. draw grain pattern on the cut out shapes of grain with pencil. colour them as well with tint of orange/brown

Take the construction paper and paste the painted basket on to it with the painted side facing out.  You can staple the basket to make it stay. Arrange the grain pieces inside the basket.