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Three Crosses Craft

Easter crosses, three crosses on the rock.  Religious craft for kids to celebrate Easter with the dramatic black silhouette of the three crosses against the morning sunrise.  Printable from Activities For Kids.
A religious celebration of Easter with this holiday craft for kids. Find out more on the meaning of the Three Crosses of Calvary. The cut out requires a little skill and is designed more for Elementary aged children. Use this craft as a sun catcher or as a wall decoration with the dramatic black silhouette of the three crosses against the morning sunrise.
For the Three Crosses Craft you will need:
  • White printer paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Washable markers
  • Coffee filter
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Three Crosses template
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Easter crosses, three crosses on the rock.  Religious craft for kids to celebrate Easter.  Printable from Activities For Kids
Instructions for making the Three Crosses Craft:
  1. Print out the Three Crosses template on the white printer paper.
  2. Fold the pattern in half, vertically so that the print is visible from the outside.
  3. Fold the black construction paper in half and insert inside the folded white paper.
  4. With the two folded papers together, white on the outside, black on the inside, cut along the lines of the image. For younger children, you may help them out by gluing the folded pages together along the edges of the paper, being careful not to glue within the circle image.
  5. Place the coffee filter on a newspaper and decorate with the washable markers. Once colored, spritz with the water until the colors run together. Set aside and allow time to dry. For this example, the colors of green, red, blue and purple were used to create a sunrise.
  6. Once the coffee filter has dried, apply glue stick to one side of the black cutout of the Three Crosses and attach to the coffee filter
  7. Trim off any excess of the coffee filter that extends beyond the black circle.
SUGGESTIONS:

The white circle with three crosses is not used for this activity, but could be decorated with markers and used against a black background for a different version of the same craft.

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About Theresa Johnston

Activities For Kids has been an on-going passion of mine since 1998. I'm a long-time Orlando resident and huge Disney Fan! Prior guide for About.com and current editor for AboutOrlando.com. I hope you enjoy the crafts, recipes and ideas that you find here.
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