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Making a Paper Plate Treasure Ship Scene

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June 29, 2010

sailing ship on the ocean painted on paper plateThis craft would work for any sea or ship-themed program or party. I used it for preschoolers at Vacation Bible School. You could use it with primaries, letting them cut out their own project.

Approximate Time: 20 minutes, plus play time.

Supplies:

*If chocolate or sugar is an issue, use goldfish or whale crackers, or allow them to string plain Cheerios on yarn for "jewelry" to hide in the plate.

Instructions:

  1. Pre-cutting: Trim around ship and glue to the paper plate. Punch hole in the top. Draw a wavy line resembling the sea across the center of a another plate and cut out.
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  2. Allow the kids to color or paint the ship. Let dry, if painting. Add stickers to look like they are swimming alongside the ship, as shown in the photo.
  3. Spread thinned glue on another plate. Let the kids paint the wavy paper plate and sprinkle with sand or glitter. Let dry.
  4. parts before gluing together
  5. Staple the blue waves on top of the ship, so it appears to be floating on the water. This makes the hiding place.
  6. Allow the kids to put their coins in the "secret" compartment.*
  7. Attach twine for hanging.

*Older kids could write the Bible verse on a little rectangle cut from a map and rolled around a pencil, to resemble a "secret treasure map."

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Activity: Encourage the kids to share a coin with someone. Talk about other ways to share.

By Cindy from Waynesburg, PA

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