I basically wanted the classroom to feel like a throne room. I put a king on each wall, which you will see in the posts that follow. But, these banners and the directions will take up too much space to post for each king. You can download each blank template for the banner you prefer. I debated how to create these, but ended up using a sheet of poster board per banner. I didn't cut the sides at all, just the design at the bottom and top. I decided to paint each banner, because that is the look I wanted. You could use felt or fabric. You can use bulletin board paper, but I wanted mine to hang flat and thought the designed edges would curl and get on my nerves. You can also use a machine to cut out your letters. Anyway, there are so many ways to make these!
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Lifting Up The King VBS: Banners
Our VBS this year is Lifting Up the King. We will study some great kings of the Bible: David, Solomon, Josiah and Jesus. Jesus being the greatest King of all. This post includes the banners (flags) I created for our classroom.
These are two different banners, one I used a stamp pad to make the antique look and the other is painted grey. All the banners in this post are flat without the dowel rod to hang them. You can see the finished banners on each post. The top flaps will be nailed to a dowel rod with ends attached to finish it off. I used colored cord to hang each banner. I purchased these larger jewels to bling the banners.
Day 1: King David
will be posted August 5
Day 2: King Solomon
will be posted August 13
Day 3: King Josiah
will be posted August 19
Day 4: Jesus, The King of Kings
will be posted August 26used these on the two main theme banners. And, these were cheaper, so I used these on all the others. I also used this craft cord to hang them. Click here to download the banners I created. We used a staple gun to attach the flaps at the top to the dowel rod, then turned it so the ends were on the back of the banner. We hammered these tacks found in the fabric upholstery isle to the end flaps to keep it turned how I wanted it. Note: If you use hard wood dowel rods, it is harder to hammer these tacks...oops.