Fruit of the Spirit Crafts  

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Use these craft activities ideas when teaching the Fruit of the Spirit in your kids church or Sunday School. Download the directions below, watch our video demonstration, and gather your craft supplies as you prepare to teach.

The fruit of the Spirit is the proof of our connection with the Lord. If we follow and love Him, evidence will be found in our lives as Christians. Spiritual fruit should bless the lives of others and make them want to know Jesus, too! These crafts recall the fruit of the spirit characteristics, and have fun with fruit as well. A fruit painting uses actual fruit for stamps. A fruit basket uses fruit cut-outs to represent the fruit of the Spirit elements. Have fun!

Bible Crafts on Galatians 15:13-25, the Fruit of the Spirit

Bible Verses or Craft Captions to Consider… (Galatians 5:13-25)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. -Galatians 5:22-23

“Orange” you glad you have the Fruit of the Spirit?

The Fruit of the Spirit is not a snack!

The Fruit of the Spirit is… (Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control!)

God loves you BUNCHES! 

More Bible Teaching on the Fruit of the Spirit for Kids:

Craft one: “Spiritual Fruit Stamping”

You will need: / Craft Supplies

  • Paper plates
  • Crayons or markers
  • Paints
  • Fruits of various kind (apples, strawberries, grapes, etc.)
  • Construction paper or cardstock
  • Stickers or decorative items.

Procedure: / Craft Directions

  1. Decorate the paper with verses, captions, etc.
  2. Cut fruits in half as necessary. Decide which will be best for fruit stamping.
  3. Place paint in a plate or bowl.
  4. Dip fruits into the paint. Stamp onto paper and label according to fruit variety.
  5. Hang, if desired, to remember the fruit of the Spirit!

Craft Two: “Spiritual Fruit Basket”  

You will need: / Craft Supplies

  • Construction Paper or cardstock
  • Paper plates
  • Stapler (or glue/tape)
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Scissors
  • Decorative elements as desired
  • Markers or crayons

Procedure / Directions:
1. Cut several fruit shapes out of construction paper or cardstock.      
2. Cut a paper plate in half. Decorate the sides like a basket, and add captions.   
3. Add captions on the fruits to indicate the names of the fruit of the Spirit characteristics.
4. Attach a handle to the “basket.” Place the fruits inside and display as desired to remember the fruit of the Spirit and what it means.

What are some crafts to teach the Fruit of the Spirit?

One great way to teach the fruit of the spirit is by having kids do arts and crafts. Here are some fun ideas:
Make salt dough sculptures of fruits or vegetables in the shapes of the fruit of the spirit you’re studying (e.g., make an apple sculpture out of salt dough and then paint it red). Cut out pictures from magazines or old books of fruits or vegetables and glue them onto a poster board to make a collage. Paint pictures of fruits or vegetables with watercolors or acrylics. Create a mobile with pictures of fruits or vegetables dangling from strings (you can either use construction paper for this project or even real fruits and

Why do kids need to learn the Fruit of the Spirit with Bible crafts?

The fruit of the Spirit is one of the most important pieces of Christian doctrine for kids to learn. It not only teaches them about God’s character, but also about how they should live their lives. Bible crafts are a great way to help kids understand and remember the fruit of the Spirit. There are nine fruits of the Spirit mentioned in Galatians 5:22-23: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Each one is part of God’s character and something that we should aspire to as well. Bible crafts can teach kids about each fruit and help them remember what it means.

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