Happy Birthday to the Earth!


This is a fun craft that demonstrates that the Sabbath is a joyful event in the week.

Materials

  • balloon
  • confetti
  • coloured card
  • curling ribbon
  • other decorative items such as felt pens, glitter etc.

Method

  • Place a generous amount of confetti in an uninflated balloon.
  • This is the fun part - blow up the balloon.  Encourage children to look at the confetti swirling around as you blow it up.  Tie up.
  • On a piece of card, write either "Happy Birthday to the Earth!" or "The Sabbath is a Happy Day!".  Decorate.
  • Punch a hole in top left corner of card and attach to the balloon with curling ribbon.  Add more curling ribbon for decoration if desired.

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