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Jesus Calms the Storm Craft

Looking for a fun Bible craft for your Sunday School lesson on Jesus calming the storm. You will love this super cute, clever Jesus Calms the Storm craft from Matthew 8:23-27 including a boat craft and sinking sails game. This is such a fun way to keep kids engaged as you teach the children about Jesus. Use this with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.
Looking for a fun Bible craft for your Sunday School lesson on Jesus calming the storm. You will love this super cute, clever Jesus Calms the Storm craft from Matthew 8:23-27 including a boat craft and sinking sails game. This is such a fun way to keep kids engaged as you teach the children about Jesus. Use this with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.


Jesus Calms the Storm Craft

This Jesus Calms the Storm Craft is perfect for your Sunday School lesson with preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. Kids will learn about how Jesus calms the storm from Matthew 8:23-27.

Our theme for this Jesus Calms the storm for kids was – Jesus has power over creation because He is God the Son.

 

Jesus Calms the Storm Game

Sinking Sails Game

We played a game to help recreate the storm so the kids would know what the disciples felt during the storm and that Jesus is always in control.

Sinking Sails Game for Jesus Calms the STorm

We made an outline of a boat on the floor using masking tape.

We added a sale we just happened to have laying around (just pvc pipe and a white paper sale that said Jesus has Power)

The 2-3 kids playing the disciples in the boat wore costumes (brown pillowcases with the head and arm spot cut out). Their goal was to get the “water (balled up blue paper) out of the boat.

The remaining kids were the storm and they kept throwing the water in the storm.

This was a simple-to-set-up game that was a huge hit with our group of 30 kids!

Boat Craft

We made a boat as a reminder of our story and that Jesus has power over all things. He even has power over creation.

Jesus Calms the Storm Craft for Sunday School

Jesus calms the storm craft boat

This was such a fun, cheap, and simple to make craft!

We got a couple of pool noodles from the dollar store.  (each pool noodle will make about 20 boats)

pool noodle craft for kids

Calming the storm craft ideas

Using scissors we cut 10 sections off and then cut the sections in half.
We used a hole punch to make 2 holes in our sales (we used free printable below) and then we inserted a straw in the sale and pressed the bottom into the pool noodle.
It was a great reminder for the kids to take home. And the boat craft actually will float in water.

Hint: We used the boat outline in the telling of our story and even brought in a leaf blower to help the kids feel the storm all around them. It was a wow moment for the kids for sure!

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Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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