(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: cardstock: black (1 per child), brown, beige, blue only small pieces used glue scissors pipe cleaners (1 per child) paper bag shreds white pencil or crayon Prep-Time: 10 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Cut brown paper into 4″ X 1″ strips, you will need 2 per child. Cut one of the two strips in half, you should now have a 4″ X 1″ strip, and two 2″ X 1″ strips. Cut blue paper into ovals (swaddled body) and the beige paper into small circles for te face. Glue brown paper, paper bag shreds and baby on toREAD MORE

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: black cardstock (1 per child) scissors scrap paper Prep-Time: 2 minutes  Directions: Cut out Christmas bulb shaped pieces out of the scrap paper. Use the paper cutouts as stencils and trace with chalk on black paper. Using green chalk draw cord from bulb to bulb. The verse we’re using for today’s craft is: And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” Luke 2:10 Click on the image below, for more easy crafts your pre-schooler will love.READ MORE

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: paper plates (1 per child) green cardstock (3 per child) red ribbon scissors glue jingle bells Prep-Time: 20 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Outline child’s hand on green cardstock and cout out as many as you can. Cut out inner part of paper plate. Glue cut out handprints all around the plate and ‘curl’ fingers out, like ribbon. Tie a ribbon to the bottom of the wreath. Add some bells for fun. Today’s craft Bible verse is: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom He is pleased! Luke 2:14 ClickREAD MORE

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies:   contact paper (1 sheet child) colorful tissue paper black cardstock (1 sheet) red yarn in 4″ pieces (1 per child) scissors tape Prep-Time: 10 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Cut cardstock into 1″ squares. Cut tissue paper into 1″ squares. Cut each sheet of contact paper into two large circles. Layer tissue paper onto the circles, making sure every spot is covered. Trim off the edges. Tape yarn to cardstock squares and tape on to the circles to complete the ornaments. The verse we chose for todays crafts is: In him was life, and the life wasREAD MORE

Crafting with littles is one of my absolute favorite things. Even though my kids are now between the ages of 9 and 21, I get to do a great deal of crafting with pre-schoolers on a weekly basis. I’ve taught Sunday school for nearly 10 years, and I’ve spent 8 of those years in the four-year-old ministry. I’ve seen hundreds of them through the years and I’m convinced this is the ministry I want to serve in for the rest of my life. (This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Since we get roughly one hour with 16 to 20 four-year-olds every week,READ MORE

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: green cardstock (1 sheet per child) colorful tissue paper liquid glue paint brush jingle bells (because every Christmas craft is better with bells) red yarn tape scissors Prep-Time: 15 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Roll cardstock into a cone, cut excess so tree can stand upright. Be sure to leave a small hole on the top. Cut or tear tissue paper in 2″ pieces. Brush glue on tree, and cover with tissue paper, and let it dry. String up bells and thread through the top of the tree. Share a Christmas story or Bible verse asREAD MORE