Crafts on the Baptism of Jesus for Sunday School

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Try these Baptism crafts! They will help teach about the Baptism of Jesus in your Kids’ Sunday School class. See more Bible crafts, activities, and coloring pages on our website. These Bible crafts teach kids about the Holy Spirit and Identity in Christ. Download the craft directions. Then watch the demonstration video below.

There are bound to be questions and even some confusions when it comes to the baptism of Jesus, or baptism in general. These crafts serve as a reminder of the baptism of Jesus, representing the story of the Holy Spirit’s presence as well as the blessings found in salvation.


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Crafts on the Baptism of Jesus for Sunday School

Baptism of Jesus crafts for Sunday School

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Bible Verses or Craft Captions

  • And behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” -Matthew 3:17
  • Jesus is God…and He came for you and me!
  • I am a new creation in Christ….God washed my sins away!
  • Jesus was baptized…and so am I. God makes me clean and new.

More Baptism of Jesus teaching ideas


“Holy Spirit Dove” Craft
“Holy Spirit Dove” Craft about Jesus’ Baptism

“Holy Spirit Dove” Craft

Craft supplies you will need:

  • Pipe Cleaners or string
  • Scissors
  • Paper plates
  • Markers or decorating materials
  • Google eyes
  • Paper or coffee filters

Craft directions procedure:

  1. Cut or fold the paper plate into a bird-like shape.
  2. Decorate the bird with color (if desired), a “beak”, and eyes.
  3. Cut a slit into the side of the bird.
  4. Carefully place a coffee filter or paper “wings” into the slit to serve as wings.
  5. Attach a string if you would like to hang your dove, and a verse caption on the side.

“Jesus is Baptized” Cup Craft
“Jesus is Baptized”  Craft using cups

“Jesus is Baptized”  Craft

Craft supplies you will need:

  • Paper or Styrofoam cups
  • Tape or glue
  • Scissors
  • Decorative materials (markers, fabric paint)
  • Construction paper
  • Popsicle sticks or clothespins

Craft directions:

  1. Decorate your cup with “river waves” or a sunshine scene.   
  2. Add verse caption, if desired.
  3. Carefully stick popsicle stick through the bottom of the cup. 
  4. Color a Jesus figure (pre-printed or hand-drawn) and cut out.  
  5. Attach the “Jesus” onto the popsicle stick.
  6. Make another stick with a dove figure, or attach the dove separately.
  7. Watch the dove and “Jesus” go down into the cup (water) and come from above.

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