This craft helps children to explore the theme of patient searching for what is lost and is about ‘doing’ as well as ‘making’! Mix eight cups of plain flour with one cup of oil. You will need a large bowl and children can help mix with their fingers. It doesn’t matter how big your cup is as long as you use the same one for all measurements! The oil and flour will combine to make a soft ‘sand’ which can be moulded but easily crumbled too. Put the mixture into a large container and put small coins in it. Ask the children to search for the coins and to find as many as they can. As they are searching, talk about what it is like to look for and find something and think about why God thinks we are like treasure.