Golden Calf Craft
Golden Calf Craft
Golden Calf Craft
Golden Calf Craft

Golden Calf Craft

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sDIY Printable Golden Calf Craft for Kids - Teach the 10 Commandments!

Introduce your little ones to the commandments of God in a fun and engaging way with our DIY Printable Golden Calf Craft! This craft not only reinforces the importance of worshiping only God, as commanded in Exodus 20:4-6, but also tells the intriguing story of Moses and the golden calf from the Old Testament as told in the Book of Exodus 32.

What You'll Receive with the Golden Calf Printable Craft:

  • Printable golden calf head
  • Sign that says "We Worship God Only" with Exodus 20:4-6 reference
  • Both color and black and white copies for endless creativity

How It Works:

  • Print out the golden calf head and sign.
  • Have your children color them to their heart's desire.
  • Next, grab a paper plate and let them choose any color they fancy; yellow is perfect for that golden touch!
  • Fold the paper plate in half to create the body of the calf.
  • Attach two clothespins to serve as the calf's legs.
  • Finally, use glue sticks to affix the golden calf head and the "We Worship God Only" sign onto the body.

What Kids Will Learn Through the Story of Moses and the Golden Calf

  • The importance of worshiping only God, in line with the second commandment.
  • Fine motor skills through coloring and cutting.
  • Creativity and imagination through craft-making.
  • An understanding of biblical stories and lessons.

What Does the Golden Calf Sympolize?

In religious and biblical contexts, the golden calf symbolizes idolatry and the worship of false gods. In the story from the Old Testament, found in the Book of Exodus, the Israelites, led by Moses, created a golden calf to worship while Moses was receiving the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai. Despite having witnessed miraculous events and the direct intervention of God in their liberation from Egypt, the Israelites succumbed to fear and doubt, turning to a tangible and familiar object—the golden calf—as a representation of their gods.

The golden calf represents the temptation to place material possessions or earthly desires above spiritual values and the worship of the one true God. It serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of idolatry and the consequences of straying from faithfulness and obedience to God's commandments.

Please Note:

  • This is a printable craft; no physical product will be shipped.
  • You'll need to supply glue sticks, crayons (or markers), paper plates, and clothespins.

Make learning about the commandments fun and memorable for your kids with our Printable Golden Calf Craft! Get yours today and embark on a journey of faith and creativity.

Read More: Read more about this product in the Sunday School Activities and Moses Crafts for Kids blog posts.

Printables: All files are 8.5″x 11″ and meant to be printed and trimmed yourself. These files are yours to keep and print as many times as you like. Colors may vary depending on your printer. Take a look at the last photo for an example. Don’t have a printer? Just email the files to your local quick print shop. Here is a tutorial on how to upload and print at Staples.

Copyright: Files cannot be shared with friends or used for resale/commercial purposes. All artwork is copyrighted by law and for personal use only. You will need a PDF reader (like free Adobe Reader) to open and print.

Delivery & Returns: Your files will be available to download once payment is confirmed. I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations. Please contact me if you have any problems with your order, and we'll make it right.