Hanging 3-D Cross and Heart

Lesson #3702

Dress the ceiling and walls with inspirational decor.

Grade Level:

Create dimensional, hanging décor to honor religious events and occasions. Create from colorful, patterned paper for a festive feeling.

Hang these inspirational visuals from the ceiling or make a meaningful mobile.

25661-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Hanging Bird 3-D - XL 25665-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Hanging Starburst 3-D - XL 25682-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Hanging 3-D (4 Die Set) - XL

Note: The XL Hanging Cross 3-D has been retired. Consider substituting with any XL Hanging 3-D die.

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Patterned Paper, Ribbon, Scissors, String

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the XL Hanging Cross 3-D or the XL Hanging Heart 3-D using multiple colors of patterned paper, cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Slide a Cross or Heart without the hanger onto a Cross or Heart with the hanger.
  3. Cut ribbon or string to desired lengths. Slip the ribbon through the hanger and hang the Cross or Heart (see Main Photo).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
  • 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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