Trash to Treasure



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Best for ages 3 to 7

You’ll need a Bible, paper towel tubes, markers, duct tape, and
bottle caps or soda can tabs

Read aloud 2 Corinthians 5:15-17.

Give each child a paper towel tube and a few bottle caps or soda
can tabs. Say: Your supplies are things that normally get
thrown away. But we’re going to make something out of them to
remember how God turns bad to good in us. Have kids use markers to
decorate their tubes. Seal one end with duct tape; then have kids
put their bottle caps and soda can tabs inside. Tape the other end
securely. Have kids shake their instruments as you say: When we
feel all used up, like garbage, we can remember that God renews our
spirits. This year, when you’re in a bad mood, shake your
instrument and remember that God is renewing you into a

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