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Miniature Soap Bible

This is a great project for Vacation Bible School. Fun for the little ones. It is a Bible made from a bar of Ivory soap.

Supplies:

  • regular size bar of Ivory Soap
  • square of black felt or foam
  • 12 inches of 1 1/2 inch red craft ribbon
  • back and gold sequins
  • 1/4 inch sequin pins

Instructions:

  1. Wrap ribbon around edges of soap, beginning midway on a long side. Tuck in corners and pin in place. Add a few more pins around the edges to anchor the ribbon. Repeat this process on both sides of the soap.
  2. Cut Bible cover from black felt or foam 3 1/4 inches by 5 1/4 inches. Fold over the bar of the soap with the middle of the piece covering the side where the ends of the ribbon meet.
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  4. Put a pin with a black sequin at each corner of the cover on the front and the back to hold the cover in place. Pin sequins on the front cover and on the spine of the Bible in the shape of a cross as shown in the pictures.

By Harlean from Hot Springs, AR

Editor's Note: Harlean has also provided a PDF of this craft with more pictures. Click here to download it.

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June 21, 20070 found this helpful

WHAT A WONDERFUL IDEA. THIS IS SO CUTE AND SO EASY. I REALLY HAVE TO THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING THIS

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June 21, 20070 found this helpful

This is a cute idea. It reminds me of the saying "Cleanliness is next to Godliness"..i.e. soap & bible?!?!?!

Thanks for sharing

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June 22, 20070 found this helpful

This is so cute. You could put a note on it that says "Jesus will wash away your sins"!

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June 22, 20070 found this helpful

What a beautiful craft for children to make at Bible school!

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June 23, 20070 found this helpful

this is soo cute and not expensive.......thanx for sharing this idea

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June 23, 20070 found this helpful

I'd suggest that the pins be replaced with Marine glue, because the smaller ones might put the pins into their mouths and the middle ones will surely drop the pins into the rugs/carpet, and the older ones will not want to disturb such a clever and attractive idea! LOL What a blessing to make for

chidren, and to give to parents. As a home school teacher who attends a CoOp school, as well, where there are 500 other home schooled kids/moms, we're always looking for Christian ideas for things. This surely makes the Lord smile! God bless you. : )

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July 22, 20120 found this helpful

We made these in Bible School about 40 years ago and it has been a beloved craft of mine ever since.

Readers...a question for you: If you like this posting why haven't you given her a thumbs up?

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February 11, 20140 found this helpful

Great for Sunday School project.

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