Bible Story Craft for Samuel is Born
1. for baby Samuel, cardboard or heavy construction paper, a pencil or felt to draw in his face; paint, felt pens or crayons in whatever colors you like for his blanket.
2. For the drawings of his mother Hannah, construction paper, paint, crayons or felt pens in the colors you like for her hair, her eyes and her head covering.
1. Cut out the drawings of Hannah, paste them onto heavy construction paper. color them as you like.
Explain to the children how in the first drawing, Hannah is praying in her heart. The priest Eli saw her lips move, but her prayers were silent and to the Lord. Tell them how Hannah prayed for a baby boy, and that she promised to give him to the Lord’s service. The second drawing of Hannah is to show how happy she was when the Lord answered her prayer with the birth of a baby boy.
2.. Trace baby Samuel onto the cardboard or construction paper, draw in a face and hair, if each child has a drawing they can draw in their own face.. color the blanket as you like.
Explain to the children how God heard Hannah’s prayer even though she prayed silently in her heart. Tell them that Hannah praised the Lord when her baby boy was born, and that when he no longer needed milk, she took him to the temple where he stayed with the priest Eli.