Paper Triptych

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

This religious triptych craft includes a printable template with a color your own center panel.


  • Watercolor Paint Palette
  • 11 x 17 inch card stock or poster board
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Water
printDownload Template


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Step 2.

Under the picture for this project, you will find a “template” button. Click to download and print out.  Cut out the templates along the dotted lines for “Side A” and “Side B”.

Step 3.

Lay down your 11 x 17 inch piece of card stock or poster board. Place the template labeled “Side A” on the left side of your card stock and “Side B” on the right side. Use pencil and trace this shape.

Step 4.

Cut out the center panel design located on page three of the printed template.

Step 5. 

Glue this center panel in place and cut out your triptych shape along the dotted lines with scissors.

Step 6.

Paint your center panel with the Watercolor Paint Palette.

Step 7.

Decorate the left and right panels of your triptych with your favorite bible verse, inspirational saying, or personal design.

Step 8.

Once dry, stand up your triptych by slighting folding the left and right panel so you can display it in your home.