The Spirit descended like tongues of fire — imagine how amazing that must have been to see! Arrange your streamers on the plate, and then tape them into place. If they know about the Ascension, let them tell you about that, otherwise mention it briefly. Apostle puppets allow children to understand that the apostles were real people. Select Paper: We chose white cardstock for the headbands, but you can use any color. My files have been moved so they can continue to be free. The fire paper is then cut in a heart shape and hung with a piece of ribbon. Games Parachute Story Get everyone under the chute with the chute under their bottoms as you talk about the disciples inside the house.
By folding one side forward and the other side back so the slits are perpendicular with the paper, the spinner will spin when held up in the air and dropped. . The Holy Spirit is about changing lives! A large pom pom makes a fun apostle puppet. Copyright © 2008 - 2019 The information that is posted on this blog is general information. Pentecost is also referred to by many Christians as Whitsunday. Tongues of Fire Headbands Craft- Use card stock paper or cardboard to cut out flame shapes. I'd suggest reading to v8, then explaining that lots of people were there from lots of different countries with funny names.
He might not enable us to speak in different languages, but he still helps us to trust Jesus and share Him with others You can use questions to help the children to get these points. Children can color and decorate the pinwheel any way they desire, then a small hole is made in the center, preferably with a hole punch. Song: So this is how. It also made a good rushing sound. Holes are also punched on the four points where they meet in the center, and in the end of a plastic straw.
To get the ball rolling, ask the children if they can remember what they did at Easter. If you don't want them to get on the floor you can have them blow the crepe across a table. All activities, games, information, etc. In fact, some of the people there made fun of the disciples. On the other side, the children can paint flames. Before class cut crepe paper into two feet lengths. Glue the sides of the rectangle pattern together to make a box shape.
However, it is generally understood to be something that is not seen, but felt. Before class print out the patterns and cut around the edge. Wind and Fire Relay 1. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them. Have them use the straw to blow the crepe across the room and back. This blog contains links to other websites which you may choose to visit if you so desire.
Wiggly eyes can be added and a smaller pom pom makes a fine nose. The kids got it really easily. Invite the kids to make their best rushing wind sounds. The Holy Spirit originally appeared as a flame above the head of each apostle. It should be lots of fun! Make headbands from strips of paper and glue the flames to the back of the headbands. Here you might need to do some homework on the internet.
You can find the windsock idea on google. After the children have finished decorating their spinner, a 2-inch slit is cut in the top of the spinner. Get the song from : , Two other Holy Spirit songs you could use are: O Holy Spirit: , Put it on the full Armour of God : , Craft Pentecost Tongues-of-Fire Headband The headband is made from card, stapled or stuck to fit. Puppet explains that Jesus wanted his friends to talk to lots of people about him. Then I fitted each headband to the children and added more tape to hold the ends together. This craft will remind your children that the Holy Spirit is present even though we can't see it.
Wind twirlers remind the children that the Holy Spirit is always moving, even when things appear to be still. And then, what looked like tongues of fire came down from heaven and rested on each of the disciples. Copyright: © 2012 Catholic Inspired This is a free file and craft. I think the kids really enjoyed making these crafts and learning about what Pentecost means. These files are not to be resold, republished, or used for profit.
Wear, enjoy, give thanks for the Holy Spirit! Fun foam can be cut into a circle, and then cut around the circle in a spiral towards the middle. You found a way to spread the good news of Jesus to people from different countries and languages. Let's see how that happened. But if you want to talk to lots of people, you need to speak lots of languages - and when the Holy Spirit came, that's what God helped them to do. Show your children how to press on the sides to make the tabs pop up. Posted on Updated on You can find this craft all over the internet. Before class cut pieces of crepe paper into 3 feet lengths.
Then, we glued and taped for good measure the flames to a long piece of black construction paper which was actually two pieces taped together. Have your children decorate the spiral with fun foam shapes and markers. But we did our own version to make sure it works. By following the copyright rules and encouraging others to buy their own set you are helping us to bring you more great crafts, printable pages, and ideas. Thanks for supporting this site. I found the idea for this craft at. Pentecost Trumpet or Windsock The tube is rolled cardboard, the 'flames' are cellophane, or tissue paper, or just coloured paper.