Jeremiah papercraft gif

It can be easy to focus on the idea of Jeremiah’s age or the physical touch of God, but this craft refocuses on the purpose of Jeremiah’s call. This papercraft physically puts God’s words into Jeremiah’s mouth.

Jeremiah papercraft supplies

To make this craft, you will need the 1-page template printout, a craft knife, glue, and scissors.

Jeremiah papercraft craft knife

Cut along the slit line in the background and remove the white rectangle from the mouth with a craft knife. Then add colour if required.

Jeremiah papercraft cut

Cut out all the pieces.

Jeremiah papercraft slider fold

Fold the small white rectangle along the dotted lines.

Jeremiah papercraft insert slider

Push the folded shape through the long slit, so the words are visible, and it freely slides along the line.

Jeremiah papercraft insert text

Thread the words into the mouth until they are not visible.

Jeremiah papercraft attach hand

Add a small drop of glue onto the slider and attach the hand to the slider mechanism.

Jeremiah papercraft starting position

Slide the hand all the way towards Jeremiah to find the starting position.

Jeremiah papercraft moving the hand

Read the text as you slide the hand away from Jeremiah.

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Young Jeremiah character resources cover image

Here are the images you need for the hero’s attributes linked to Young Jeremiah (Jeremiah 1)

For each passage, there is a collectable card alongside high-quality character images and a colouring page. All other graphics are extra’s!

Click on the images below to see a larger version. Save the images by right click + ‘save image as’ (computers) OR long press + ‘save image’ (mobile).

These images are NOT copyright free.

These resources are provided for personal/classroom use only.
Use can use them for teaching, games, publicity, decor, big screen presentations, flannelgraphs, stickers, or any other non-commercial activity in your church, school, home, or organised group.
You may not use them in products you are going to sell — both printed and digital, or to upload the original images online, on websites, social media or in YouTube videos.
Any questions, please reach out to me using the contact page link at the end of the page.

Header image: Games for young Jeremiah

The account of Young Jeremiah’s first call from God is spectacular, but contains some simple and relatable elements. Use these games as a way of looking at some key themes in the passage while catering to the kids who need gross motor activities and hands on learning to better engage.

Human knot

Age group recommendation icon

Ages 7+

Any sized group icon

Any size group

No setup-time required icon

No Setup time

Noisy game icon

Noisy game

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Space needed

Standing in a circle, have every child reach out both hands into the centre and grab another random wrist. The aim is to untangle the knot formed without letting go of each other by stepping over arms and spinning, etc.
Link: Jeremiah’s job was to help God’s people see the mess they had made.


How amazing it must have sounded for God to speak so audibly to one so unprepared, to feel the hand of God on your face. It’s often quoted verse about youth comes is shown in the proper context, that being the commissioning of this voice for God, by God, and to serve the people of God.

This retold version of the Bible passage is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Jeremiah 1:4-10

Bible retelling of Jeremiah 1


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