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Get Creative: Making A Thankful Altar With A Lava Lamp Tutorial!

A powerful and bubbling object lesson on Thanksgiving

Watch the video below to see Matt demonstrate how to craft a bubbling lava lamp altar, designed for children to visually express their gratitude to God.

This fun object lesson / experiment can be integrated into any Bible story about building altars, such as those involving Abraham and Jacob, as well as stories centered on gratitude, like the healing of the ten lepers by Jesus.

This is just one of the 2000+ ideas and activities here on Creative Kidswork!

What you need:

  • a large glass bowl
  • a light that you can place underneath this bowl. In the video we have used a mobile phone.
  • vegetable oil
  • two glasses of water
  • yellow and red food colouring
  • broken up pieces of effervescent tablet - such as vitamin C tablets, or those used to clean dentures.

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