The second part of the the Armor of God
Breastplate of Righteousness.
Most of my kids are really young.
My target range is 3 - 5,
but I know I have several 2 year olds,
and a few 6 - 8 year olds.
So after talking about armor
and putting on armor
and what the purpose of a breastplate is.
We defined righteousness simply
as "doing the right thing even when it is hard to do".
We also talked about the difference
between our righteousness and
Then we dove right into that craft.
It took longer than we expected ...
and the sermon was shorter.
Our local Kroger was AMAZING.
The Ref stopped to ask them for some sacks,
and they gave him a huge stack.
We'll have plenty to do another craft later.
Anything to use for decorating.
4. Reinforce and decorate with Duct Tape.
(We noticed that our 12 year old roll of duct tape
was much heavier, thicker, and stickier than our new roll.
We were rather surprised.)
1. Use velcro,
or 2 brads and a paperclip to hold the armor closed in back.
2. If prepping for a large group,
cut out the arms and do the strips of duct tape
ahead of time.
3. Markers make brighter patterns
4. Cut the arm holes a little
larger than you think you want them.