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1.board

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2. craft board (w/o curved edges)

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3. stone spray paint

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4. first coat of board (curvy & straight both worked well)

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5. craft sticks

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6. sticker paper

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7.commandments printed on sticker paper

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8. Cutting the stickers (ADULT preparation only)

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9. peeling the sticker paper

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10. Below are the commandments for viewing. I put

the commandments on the craft sticks, but the children

glued the craft sticks on themselves (the older the child,

the more they can do themselves, of course, but I was working

with the 2-6 year old age range, & my time was limited

due to it being a Sunday School class.

 

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11.Close up view of first 3 commandments

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12. Completed project

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You will also need cotton balls and a glue stick. Due to time constraints and working with pre schoolers, I did the cutting ahead of time and they did the gluing. Older children or younger children under supervision could do their own cutting. Younger children should use the child size scissors though, not the ones such as I have picture. You will also need to be ready to find a Bible verse on google, print it and cut it out.

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cut out a blue oval and an orange fire shape and paste

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I printed up the appropriate Bible verse, printed it, cut out around the verse and glued it in the middle

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gluing the cotton balls

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finished product

supplies needed....

supplies needed…. plastic box from Michael’s, coral fish tube, available at Michael’s or online aquarium gravel, and an aquarium tree (available at pet stores), or one can use the coral tree in the fish tube, and you will need scissors if you use the aquarium tree.

 

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get your box ready, take the lid off

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Get your tree ready.

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Cut to size. Scissors worked fine for the particular little tree I bought, as the tree was flimsy plastic. If you buy a very wiry tree, it may be wise to use wire cutters.

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Put the tree in.

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Put the gravel in. Make sure you put in enough to cover the base of the tree. This helps hold the tree firm.

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Top View

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Side view

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Pick three fish.

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Put them in, and snap the lid in place.

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side view

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end view

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alternative tree

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As I originally did my project for a creation lesson,

I didn’t use these two items, however they would still be cute in an aquarium project.