We’re finally done with creation and it’s 2-week lessons. Now, we’re moving on to “God made me/I am special”.
This year, I wanted to do something really fun and special for this lesson. I knew that if I was going to implement something new, I’d have to have it be our craft project. I searched and I searched and I couldn’t find a thing that I wanted to do. Finally, I clicked way back in the search results instead of what was right in front of me. Low and behold, I found it!! What I found was a handprint poem, but it wasn’t Christian based, so I knew I had to dig further. Finally, I found it!!
I made a frame and put the Christian handprint poem in it. I printed it on cardstock and was on my way to class. I picked out 3 colors of paint to let the kids decide which they wanted to use. I put a small amount of the paint on paper plates and they placed their hand on it and then on the cardstock inside the frame and above the poem. For each student, I put the paint on the paper plate to avoid mess!! I used the vertical one for my class, but have included 2 other horizontal ones and each features a different poem.
Here’s a thumbnail view of the framed poems…..
Poems are by “Unknown” and from an internet source.
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I hope that you enjoy this craft project. If I change anything ever in the future, it’ll be to add their name and date within the frame, however, I simply wrote it on the back so the parents can frame as is. My class really had fun with this one!!
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