It's important for children to learn about their faith, but Bible lessons and internet printouts can get boring, fast. Mix things up with these fun and educational religious crafts.
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Grace before meals

Catholic dinner praryer craft

Photo credit: Catholic Icing

Hungry kids want to dig in as soon as their plates are in front of them. Teach them to say grace before they grab those forks with this fun craft from Catholic Icing.

Noah's Ark craft

Noah's Ark craft

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The story of Noah and his ark teaches children to be submissive to God. Make the story a lot more fun (and mix it with snack time) with this craft from Meaningful Mama.

Family prayer jar

Family prayer jar

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When your children fold their hands to pray, teach them to pray for those around them and not just themselves. This easy craft from the Happy Home Fairy gives children a tangible reminder of everyone who should be on their prayer list. Feel free to add others from your community or church as the need arises.

Hanukkah Menorah

Hanukah Menorah

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Add a handmade twist to your Hanukkah display with this handmade version from Creative Jewish Mom.

Last Supper craft

Last Supper craft

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Help your kids learn who was at the Last Supper, as well as what happened there, with this Last Supper craft from Catholic Icing. Not only does she provide printables (so mama won't have to depend on her own drawing abilities), but she also adds in a lesson you can share with the kiddos while they create.

10 Commandments lap book

Ten Commandments lap book

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Teach them the 10 Commandments, and what they really mean, with this simple craft from Shower of Roses.

Dogwood paper craft

Dogwood paper craft

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The dogwood tree has long been known as a symbolic tree in many religions. Make your own branch, complete with flowers, by following this tutorial from Oh Amanda.

Paper Seder plate for Passover

Paper Seder plate for Passover

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Teach children the foods of a Jewish Passover by creating your very own meal plate. Quiz them about which foods should be on the plate, then help them find the correct images to cut and paste.

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