Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Craft Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Father’s Day Craft for Elementary Kids: Bearing Fruit Published: May 31, 2023 In this Father’s Day craft, kids make encouraging cards for their dads and other male caregivers. Scripture: Galatians 5:22-23 You’ll need: Bible packets of fruit or vegetable seeds construction paper markers glue Father’s Day Craft: Bearing Fruit Give each child a packet of fruit or vegetable seeds and a sheet of construction paper. Ask a child to read aloud Galatians 5:22-23 about the fruit of the Spirit. Talk about these Scriptures as the children fold their papers in half to make cards. On the front page of the cards, kids can write, “Dad, you plant the seeds…” Inside the cards on the right-hand side, have children glue their seed packets and write, “…that’ll help me bear fruit for Jesus.” On the inside left-hand page of each card, have kids write the words from Galatians 5:22-23. Then have kids sign their cards. Dads and other male caregivers will treasure these encouraging cards. For extra impact: Tape the seed packets to the cards instead of gluing them, and encourage kids to plant the seeds at home with their dads, male figures, and other caregivers. Let kids make a colorful classroom bulletin board. Write, “We plant seeds for Jesus,” and decorate with seed packets and construction-paper flowers. For added pizzazz, glue a picture of each child in the center of each flower. Read aloud Galatians 5:22-23. Let kids choose one fruit of the Spirit and share one way they can show that quality to others. This Father’s Day craft comes from The Best of Children’s Ministry Magazine: Crafts. You’ll find more than 100 of the best craft ideas in this easy-to-use book. For even more crafts, check out these posts! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!