Friday, April 10, 2009

The Crosses of Calvary

I need to send a hat tip to Ramblings of a Crazy Woman for passing along this simple craft.
All that this very nice craft for Good Friday needed was:
thin craft sticks and thick craft sticks
brown and purple paint
playdough or clay
a suitable container
green Easter grass
First you paint the crafts sticks brown and then glue them together into crosses. I just broke the cross beam craft stick with my fingers, but I realized when I used scissors to cut the "sign" to hang above Jesus' cross that this is a very easy way to cut them.
While I did the craft sticks with the littles, Laura painted a terracotta pot purple and filled it with homemade playdough--this I always have on hand. We then stuck some green Easter grass into the clay.
We than added the crosses and more grass to the pot . I think I will drape the cross of Jesus with a white cloth for Easter morning. Thank you Jennwa for passing along this great craft.


Rhonda said...

What a wonderful craft!

Ladybug Mommy Maria said...

Very nice craft - and your banner pic is gorgeous!