Rosh Hashanah! Children’s Shofar Craft

Help your children better understand God’s appointed time of Rosh Hashanah. The Shofar gives them an opportunity to use their creativity as an open door to have a deeper encounter with the renewal 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: 

  • Newspapers
  • Masking tape
  • Papier-mâché mix (this can be purchased at most arts and crafts supply
  • stores or you can mix your own with flour and water)
  • Scissors
  • Construction paper
  • Plastic bowl
  • Tempera paints
  • Paintbrush
Icon of a child holding craft paper
icon of a child wrapping the shofar craft with papier-mache strips
Icon of painting a shofar
Icon of finished shofar craft

Step by step instructions on how to do the craft:

Rosh Hashanah Children’s Book Shofar Craft


  1. Mix papier-mâché paste in a large bowl.
  2. Cut paper into long strips.
  3. Dip the strips of paper into the paste.
  4. Roll the strips of paper into the shape of a shofar.
  5. Set the shofar aside to dry.
  6. Once dried, decorate your shofar.


Cartoon instructions for the shofar craft