#FollowTheStar family craft activity - new start coins


You will need: Old, stained 1p and 2p coins, vinegar, salt, a plastic box with a lid.

  1. Take some old, stained 1p and 2p coins.

  2. Put them in a plastic box with 2 tablespoons of vinegar and 2 teaspoons of salt. Put the lid on the box and shake for 30–60 seconds.

  3. Open the box, pour the salt and vinegar mixture away and rinse the coins in water.

  4. They should now look sparkly and new!

  5. Talk about new starts you want to make this year and pray today’s prayer: Father God, lead us towards the new things you want in our lives. Help us to keep going when the way gets hard. Amen.


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