Rosh Hashanah! Children’s Apple Craft

Help your children better understand God’s appointed time of Rosh Hashanah. The apple craft gives them an opportunity to use their creativity as an open door to have a deeper encounter with the new beginnings and sweetness of God. 

“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.”—Proverbs 22:6

List of supplies needed:

  • coffee filter (1 per apple)
  • red/yellow/green markers
  • spray water bottle
  • construction paper apple template
  • glue
Icon of a girl with a marker and coffee filter in hand.
Icon a spray bottle spraying a coffee filter with marker on it.
Icon of a girl glueing a colorful coffee filter to a apple cut-out.
Icon of a finished apple craft

Step by Step instructions:


  1. Cut out an apple shape from colored construction paper. Then cut out the middle. 
  2. Color a coffee filter with colorful marking pens. 
  3. Spray water on the coffee filter to mix colors. 
  4. Hang the coffee filter up to dry. 
  5. Glue the coffee filter to the apple shape cut out in step 1


Tip: Hang your apple on a window to let the light shine through.

Cartoon instructions for the apple craft