Paper Prayer Pouch

Materials

  • Scrapbook paper, 12" square
  • Construction paper or cardstock, assorted colors
  • Stickers: alphabet, flowers

Tools

  • Markers
  • Glue stick

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • For pouch, fold four corners of scrapbook square to center, forming 8-1/2" square.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut 4"x7" rectangle from construction paper of choice. Adhere rectangle onto pouch, covering points in center.

STEP 3

  • Measure and cut 3"x4-1/2" rectangle from another color construction paper. Center and adhere rectangle on other rectangle, overlapping one side. (Note: This creates area for "flap" (as on an envelope) to tuck into.)

STEP 4

  • Press alphabet stickers diagonally or horizontally across construction paper rectangles, spelling out "Prayers." Press flower stickers on rectangles as desired.

STEP 5

  • For cross, cut two 1/2"-wide strips from white or yellow construction paper. Cut one strip in half. Adhere strips on corner of pouch. Press flowers on cross as desired.

STEP 6

  • Use marker to outline letters, flowers, and rectangles.

Tip

  • 1. Encourage kids to write prayer requests for others in their community or throughout the world who are in need of blessings.
by Annie Niemiec
Paper Prayer Pouch
Paper Prayer Pouch