Craft: How to Make a Prayer Cube for Kids

This is a simple ministry craft idea that will help children learn to pray. Here are the basic supplies, be sure to watch the video demonstration below for full directions. Click here to leave your suggestions for others trying this craft with their children.

  • small box (gift boxes work well)
  • clear tape
  • colored paper

Here are the suggested prayers you can write on each side of the prayer cube. Cullen is working on a printable art pattern for this on her website.

Prayer 1
God is great!
God is good!
And we thank
Him for our
food. Amen!

Prayer 2
Come Lord Jesus
Be our guest
And let thy gifts
To us be blessed. Amen.

Prayer 3
Thank you for the world so sweet.
Thank you for the food we eat.
Thank you for the birds that sing.
Thank you God for everything.
Amen

Prayer 4 (to the tune of Frere Jacques song)
God our Father
God our Father
Bless this food
Bless this food
We are very thankful
We are very thankful
Amen Amen

Prayer 5
Thank you God as this day ends
For our family and our friends
Taking time to sit and pray
Thank you God for this great day! Amen!

Prayer 6
Johnny Appleseed
Oh the Lord is good to me
And so I thank the Lord
For giving me the things I need
like the sun and rain and the apple seed
The Lord is good to me.
Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen A-men.