This cross suncatcher craft is perfect for your VBS or Sunday school class. With simple supplies and a little imagination, your kids will create a colorful religious craft.
Cross Suncatcher Craft
Having children with an age gap can make crafting together difficult. Crafts can be too hard for one child, or just too simple for the other. This craft, however, was a hit with both! It’s a beautiful cross suncatcher craft that you will be proud to display in your home or give to a loved one.
Since it’s such a versatile craft, it’s a perfect VBS craft or Sunday School craft. Plus the supplies and instructions are easily adaptable to larger groups.
And what’s better? Suncatcher crafts make fantastic decorations. So parents will enjoy them too!
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Tips for making a dotted suncatcher
- If you’re creating with a large group of kids, you can roll the contact paper across the workspace. Then cut smaller top pieces and put each child’s name on them before cutting them out.
- Use the grid on the back of the contact paper to help you draw the cross shape.
- When choosing ink colors, make sure to use colors that work well together. This will help any overlapping colors from looking brown.
- Punch a hole in the top of the cross and use them for bookmarks too!
How to make this easy cross craft
Below is our step by step tutorial for creating this cross sun catcher craft. Feel free to print them for easy reference!
- Start by drawing a cross onto the clear side of your contact paper.
- Peel off the backing of the contact paper
- Tape it down to your surface, sticky side up.
- Press the pencil eraser onto the ink pad and then onto the cross. Have the kids aim for the inside of the cross shape.
- Change between colors until your cross is full. Make sure that they go all the way out to the edges.
- Place a second piece of contact paper on top. Sticky side to sticky side.
- Press the pieces together to remove any air bubbles.
- Finish up by cutting out your cross suncatcher craft!
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