Creative Creation

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Let kids exercise their creative juices as they learn about
God’s creation.

Scripture: Genesis 1:3-27
You’ll Need: 8½ x 11 white card stock, crayons,
paper clips, and a Bible

  • Read Genesis 1:3-5. Give children each a sheet of card stock
    and tell them they’re going to create a scratch art picture of
    God’s creation.
  • Read Genesis 1:6-8. Have kids color the top one-third of their
    paper blue.
  • Read Genesis 1:9-10. Have kids color the middle third green. On
    the bottom one-third of the paper, have kids draw one half brown
    and one half blue.
    Have kids use a black crayon to thickly cover the entire page.
    Give each child a paper clip, and help children unfold one end of
    the paper clip to use as a scratching tool.
  • Read Genesis 1:11-13. Have kids scratch off plant shapes on
    their paper.
  • Read Genesis 1:14-19. Have kids scratch off the moon and
    stars.
  • Read Genesis 1:20-23. Have kids scratch off fish shapes on the
    lower half of the paper.
  • Read Genesis 1:24-25. Have kids scratch off animal shapes on
    the lower half of the paper.
  • Read Genesis 1:26-27. Have kids scratch off people on the
    paper.

Ask kids to show one another their creations as they talk about
their favorite things that God created.

This activity is part of the camp idea “Camp Can-Do” which was excerpted
from Children’s Ministry Magazine. Subscribe
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