Grades 3 to 6 Kid's Lent Sunday School project: Paper Pretzel

Kid's Instructions to make a paper pretzel for Lent
LENT PAPER PRETZEL Grades 3-6

Kid's Craft for Lent: The Pretzel


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This pretzel is upside-down! But most people hold it this way.

Lent Paper Pretzel
One of the associations with the pretzel is to remember to pray. To find out about this and which end is up on a pretzel:

Check our companion piece:
The Legend of the Pretzel

which can be adapted or retold for many age levels.

We will offer 2 VERSIONS of this pretzel- Watch for the one for younger children.

FOLLOW SEQUENCE BELOW FOR BEST RESULTS

PLEASE NOTE I FIXED THE TEXT FOR UPRIGHT PRETZELS.


Grades 3 -6
Lent craft
Teacher Note: Working from the ancient legend, (See menu in our website) keep a bag of real pretzel twists handy for "rewards" in your classroom!


Copy of activity page for each student
Glue or glue stick
Scissors
 

Print enough copies. Make a sample before class.

 

Step 2 and 3
Join and glue the strips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Paper Pretzel for Lent

Step 1- Cut out both right and left strips then put your name on the back edge anywhere.

Step 4 (first folds) below:
Fold as shown for both right and left sides. Hide the fold line in the crease.

Step 5 (Second folds)
Flip it all over. Fold both right and left sides (hiding the fold line) then flip it back.
(End of this step shown)

Step 6
Fold down both ends.(Hide the fold line) You could stop here, but you will make a better pretzel if you continue.

Step 7

The pretzel twist. Fold on the last set of dashed lines. BUT THIS TIME LEAVE IT SO YOU SEE THE DASHES.

Crossover the pieces and gently tug and twist until they move into place as shown below.

8 Glue or tape to hold

9 Trim the tails - a curved cut is best.....but any will do

Done! This pretzel is right-side-up!
(The words on the pretzel have been corrected in the download)

The ancient way to pray is mimicked in the pretzel

CLICK THE BUTTON TO GET THE Microsoft Word PAGE YOU WANT
          

1. White paper
pretzel for black and white or color printer.

2. Colored pretzel for color printer.

 

PRINTING HELP

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Sunday School Resources FOR KIDS

Lent

Add a lot more excitement and interest with our resurrection butterfly to color and make.

Related topics for use with this activity:

About Lent

About the pretzel

Go back to our menu for these:
Children's Easter activities - Easter butterfly to color with discussion points
Children's Easter crafts - resurrection butterfly to color, Easter butterfly to color and talk about
Resurrection lesson for children using the butterfly example
Miracle lesson for children discussion and creative butterfly activity.
Preschoool Easter crafts - more than an Easter coloring page

from the Sunday School Director of Christian Education of Faith Congregational Church, Mount Prospect, Illinois

©Jo Dibbern


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