December 16, 2011

Baby Jesus Ornament

This month I'm blessed with doing the Christmas crafts for the kids in Sunday school at church.  Christmas Crafts-YES!!!
This past week we made super simple baby Jesus tree ornaments. 
Here's what you'll need to make one:
A small paper plate
Simple drawing of a face (resembling a baby as much as you can artistically accomplish)
Christmas Bible verse sticker, or you can write the verse on the front or back of the ornament (We used Isaiah 9:6)
Hole puncher

~Punch a hole in the top of the plate with your hole puncher.
~Fold the bottom of the paper plate about 1/3 of the way up. 
~Fold both sides in and staple the folded sides down.
~Glue the baby Jesus' face near the top of the plate so that Jesus looks tucked in swaddled clothes.
~Pull your yarn/string through the hole punched into the top of the plate and tie at the top.
~Place your Bible verse sticker on the ornament or write the Bible verse on the back of the ornament

I got to make this ornament with my son and had a blast with him and all the other children.  I was delighted when my daughter also got to make one in her class during Sunday school.  My heart melted when she came running out of the class carrying her ornament saying "Wook, Baby Jesus!"


  1. What an adorable ornament!
    I'm not gonna lie, there was a part of me that was hoping this was your way of announcing #3 was on the way

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  3. What a cute project! I'm going to use this for my church preschool class. Germany is such a cool place to live. My dad is retired army and I lived in Bamberg for his first tour in the 80's and Hohenfels the second tour in the 90's. My husband is army and our only overseas duty station so far is Ft. Schafter, Hawaii. I love it here but I have nostalgia for Europe.

  4. This is so cute ! We are using this craft during Sunday school on Christmas eve :)

    1. Yeah Patty! So glad you are able to implement this in Sunday School. It's fun and easy for even the littlest of hands.

  5. Beautiful! I`m going to make it with my class!

  6. was looking for something easy to make for our VBS Christmas in July day simple and cute

  7. Beautiful,thank you for sharing!


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