Paul Was Shipwrecked Bible Craft

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

Bible Story: Paul Was Shipwrecked

Bible Text: Acts 27:1- 28:2

Suggested Learning Outcome: This handprint craft will help children remember Paul’s adventure on the sea and how God saved him and used him.

Supplies List:

  • Brown paint
  • White and another color of construction paper
  • Crayons

Teacher Preparation: Pre-cut small white squares into sail shapes (see final image below).


Step 1. Give children a piece of construction paper and instruct them to draw an ocean scene (see image).

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Step 2. Using brown paint, help children paint the palm of one hand and carefully create a handprint on the ocean scene (see image).

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Step 3. Guide children in gluing the three white construction paper squares onto the fingers of the handprint to create sails (see image).

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