DIY Salvation Bracelet Tutorial. This is the perfect lesson & craft for homeschool, Sunday school, Bible study or even church camp!
Let the Little Children Come is such an amazing resource for both product and tutorials! Not only do they have awesome tracts, they also have toys, free printables and tutorials! You may have seen the post before about the free airplane printable or the free gospel magic trick before. Now I’m bringing you the fantastic tutorial on making a beautiful Salvation bracelet! I love how simple this bracelet tutorial makes things! Among other things, I love that these bracelets are so adorable and I also love that you can MAKE the beads!
I’m not gonna lie, they are a bit time consuming, but that is fabulous to keep everyone occupied, especially while teaching! I made some and covered them with nail polish. It was a bit of a challenge to keep the middle of the bead from filling when I dipped them in a sealant. I used a bent paper clip and took it off when the sealant was almost dry, then placed it on some wax paper. It took a while, but was worth it.
I rolled some beads on a toothpick and others on the ink part of a pen. It was easier on the pen, but challenging both ways. The toothpick did make tighter rolls. I highly suggest utilizing stick glue to get the paper to stick with less of a fight!
When you make them, please share your tips and tricks! I love finding more efficient ways to make things!
I remember, as a child, how much I loved making stuff. It almost always had a meaning or a reason. My Granny’s would listen intently as I explained whatever I had made and why. As an adult, I understand why they would listen. Initially, I recognized how entertaining the little ones were and then I did the same thing they did, I learned to use the moments as a teaching tool. Whatever they explain, we can use as a lesson. I especially love when they take those and they go to others adding the new lesson to their explanation as their own. It is both amusing and adorable.
Let the Little Children Come has yet another amazing tool to work with the babies. These Salvation Bracelets are an easy craft to make that the little ones van not only be proud of but also learn from. These colorful little beads each represent great meaning: yellow, black, red, white and green.
The great thing is that teaching them at a young age what the colors represent can also be something they carry with them all of their lives. Imagine being an adult and in a really hard place, seeing some random object colored the same as the beads and being reminded at the perfect moment that God IS there and that HE loves you, accepts you and is there for you. I could make a hundred mile list of times where I needed that reminder and to feel that great Presence. Sometimes just knowing isn’t enough, as we let our life problems shade that knowledge, often all the way into darkness in the worst of times.
Obviously, the Sunday school lessons are many with these bracelets. However, I feel that those lessons that could be reinforced at home with them is the most valuable. One can never have too many standing opportunities to teach and remind out little children to go to God. Let the Little Children Come may be a long name for a company but it is certainly a message we will remember.
But Jesus said,
“Let the children come to me.
Don’t stop them!
For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.”
Matthew 19:14 NLT
Be sure and check out our Friendship Lesson for kiddos too! So many lessons running around the Zoo!
Any tips on great lessons?
We’d love to hear them!