Easy Rosary Craft for Kids

Catholic ABC's Week: 23 
Letter of the week: R
Theme: Rosary
Saint of the Week: St. Rose of Lima
Craft: Easy Rosary


This one decade rosary craft is super easy for kids of all ages! This would be a great Catholic craft for CCD class, or any occasion really. This week we made it because we're learning about rosaries with the letter "R".

Materials Needed to Make This Rosary Craft:
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Pony Beads
  • Scissors

I got all of my supplies at the Dollar Tree, so this craft costs only $2 and makes about a million one decade rosaries. :-)

Start by having your kids string 10 beads of their choice onto a pipe cleaner. (If you're trying to conserve materials for a large number, half a pipe cleaner will work). This is super easy for everyone, especially small children, because pipe cleaners are stiff so the stringing is easy.

 

Bring the pipe cleaner around in a circle and twist it shut.


String on one more bead for the "Our Father".

Cut off the extra piece and twist it around to make
the cross. Trim with scissors where needed.

These were super fun and easy to make. Chances are, your children will want to make several! :-) I love the one we shaped into a heart! 



Grab Bag Ideas for the Letter R: (be sure to check out the Classroom Script for directions on using the grab bag.) Rosary, Rabbit, Race car, Raisins, Rock, Rag, Rainbow, Rat, Rattle, Receipt, Rectangle, something Red, Rhino, Reindeer, Ring, Rocket, Ruler, Rooster, Rope, Rose.

For More Resources, check out the Catholic Toolbox lesson plans for the Letter Rr. (Her Rr lesson is on the Red Sea.)
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11 comments:

  1. How wonderfully simple. Thanks for the idea of the day! Looking forward to more!

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  2. Thank you. Its perfect for those small hands.

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  3. These are really simple and neat! Too bad most of my kids are too old for it and the youngest is tooooo little just yet!

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  4. thanks! We made these at Sunday school this week.

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  5. Those are really cute! Thanks for the idea, I'll be linking.

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  6. es una idea simple pero efectiva nosotros tratamos de educar en la fe a niños desde 5 años en adelante y es muy sencilla y muy llamativa pera los mas peques gracias
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