Holy Week In Handprints

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Product Description

This printable book tells the story of Holy Week adapted from the Bible, and is illustrated by YOUR handprint pictures. :-)

You'll find full directions for completing each handprint illustration in the download. Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate in a handprint craft, and the craft also becomes a keepsake to be treasured.

Features Of This Download:

The download includes the story of Holy Week adapted from the Bible, and written in words that children can understand, but is not watered down
Colorful, hand drawn borders surrounding each page
Full directions to complete each handprint illustration
Tips for making your handprint crafts successful
Options for binding your books
List of needed supplies
How to make “footprints” with your hand (for children whose feet are too big to fit on the page)
Different methods of completing the book
A possible schedule that follows Holy Week for completing the pages
A list that organizes the pages by color of paint used to make stamping the hands efficient
A list of pages to complete for an “abridged” version where you only need to complete 9 pages

Pages In This Book:

1 printable cover with a cross and directions for brightening it up with fingerprints
2 pages for Palm Sunday where Jesus rides the donkey into Jerusalem and the people cheer “Hosanna” with palm branches
1 page for Holy Monday that tells the story of the people selling at the temple and Jesus overturning the tables
1 page for Holy Tuesday that tells about Jesus teaching at the temple, and highlights Jesus’ new commandment of love
1 page for Spy Wednesday where Judas schemes to turn Jesus in for 30 pieces of silver
6 pages for Holy Thursday- Jesus predicts Judas’ betrayal, the first Eucharist, Jesus washes the feet of the disciples, Jesus’ prediction of the denial from Peter, and Jesus takes them to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray.
4 pages for Good Friday- Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss, Peter denies Jesus, Pilot washes his hands of judgement, and Jesus is crucified.
1 page for Holy Saturday- Jesus is inside the sealed tomb
2 pages for Easter Sunday- an angel is at the tomb, and Jesus is risen!
Total Pages
39 pages
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