This make post for Judas is a lovely and rather substantial craft. It illustrates how different Jesus’ approach to being radical was to those who looked to stop his message. It ties in with this lessons approach to Judas, that he was misguided and unable to fully grasp the alternatives that Jesus was offering
Kids love to play fight, and with this craft they will probably give it a go. However, the reveal is also a white flag attached to the blade which hampers the battle somewhat. Be sure to remind the kids what a white flag in battle means!
| For this craft you will need the PDF printout, scissors, some sturdy card and a glue stick.
For printing in Colour PDF – one page
For printing with no Colour PDF – one page
|Start by add any colour or other decorations to your template then cut out the rectangle only.
This needs to be folded in a concertina. To help you there are dotted white lines along the fold points. (recommendation : start folding at the base of the picture!)
Put this piece to one side for the time being.
|Roughly cut out the remaining 4 pieces and glue onto your backing card.
|Carefully cut out all four pieces.
(Remember to reapply glue on any lose edges!)
|Construct the sword by gluing the 2 sword shapes together and then adding the handles on each side.
|Finally, glue the flag / reveal over the white box.