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Marmaduke the Cat

I'm cute and cuddly

Application:

God wants us to be happy and contented with the things that we have.

Materials You Need:

One E260 balloon (any colour).

Making the Sculpture:

  1. Inflate a balloon except for 150mm and tie off.
  2. Twist a 40mm bubble for the head, then two further 40mm bubbles (press these while you make them to ensure that they are soft) and then ear-twist both for ears.
  3. Twist a 40mm bubble for the neck, then a 100mm bubble for a front leg.  Fold this bubble in half and twist-connect to the neck, and then repeat for the second front leg.
  4. Twist a 50mm bubble for the body, then a 100mm bubble for a back leg.  Fold and twist-connect this to the body and repeat for the second back leg.
  5. Shape the tail by bending and pressing it into a curve.
  6. Decorate the cat by drawing a mouth and eyes with a black marking pen.

     

 
Making Marmaduke the Cat

Lesson:

I am making Marmaduke since most of us love to play with a cat.  They will bat a ball of wool and chase it round the room as if it were a mouse.  They love to stalk it and then leap into the air and pounce on it.  Then they turn on their backs so that they can play with the ball with their front paws.

Give it a saucer of milk and watch it lap it up until it is all gone.   After this it will give a huge yawn, jump onto your lap, and soon a contented purr will fill your ears!  Such is a catís life!

Are you contented?  The Bible teaches us that we should learn to be contented with the things that we have because in Hebrews 13:5 God said:

"Be content with such things as you have,
for I will never leave you, nor forsake you."

Just as our cat feels safe on our lap, we can feel safe and go to bed knowing that God is watching over us.  The Bible tells us that God loves us dearly and we are very precious to Him.  We know that Jesus is with us all the time and wants to fill our lives with His love.   This will help us live happy, contented and peaceful lives with our family and friends.

Ask Jesus to make you happy and contented with the things that you have.

God bless!
 

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