Paul Taught Lydia About Jesus Bible Craft

As Paul traveled and talked to people about Jesus, individuals like Lydia became Christians. The Bible says Lydia sold purple fabric. This craft will help remind children about Lydia’s conversion.

Note: This free craft is also available as a downloadable PDF.

Bible Story: Paul Taught Lydia About Jesus

Bible Text: Acts 16:11-15

Supplies List:

  • Purple felt
  • Craft sticks
  • Yarn
  • Construction paper
  • Permanent marker


Step 1. Give children a piece of purple felt and instruct them to cut it into three small rectangles. Give children two craft sticks and a length of brown yarn and instruct them to construct a “clothes line” with the items on construction paper. Have children write one word from “God Loves You” on each of the three pieces of cloth with permanent marker. Kids can use abbreviated “text” language if they’d like.


Step 2. Help the children glue their purple cloths to the clothes line.


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