On This Rock

We did this craft when learning about St. Peter, the Bible verse Matthew 16:18, and the founding of our church.P1020179

And so I say to you, you are Peter and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.

For ours we used the smaller version of the church.  After coloring and cutting them, we attached Peter and the church to the rock with a hot glue gun and then added the pipe cleaner cross to the church.  To make Peter stand up, we folded his feet out a bit.

On this rock craft template

This Bible verse and craft went well with our rock unit we have been doing.  We’ve also been talking about who the Pope is, especially with Benedict XVI resigning.




  1. Hi there I am just making your St Peter for the children at St Peter’s church W6 in London, England! I will let you know how it goes! Thanks so much, very useful! Kate


  1. […] Our Peter craft worked perfect with this.  While the girls were coloring Peter and the church, we talked about Peter being a friend of Jesus and that after Jesus went to heaven Peter led our church with the help of friends.  This is why Peter was the first pope.  You can find the directions and template for the craft here. […]

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