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“They shall make an ark of acacia wood…. You shall cover it with pure gold, within and without, and you shall make on it a golden crown all around.” (Exodus 25:10–11)
“You shall make a table of acacia wood…. You shall cover it with pure gold and you shall make for it a gold crown all around.” (Exodus 25:23–24)

Questions: Why do we encounter two crowns in Chapter 25 – one crown around an ark, and another around a table? This seems very strange. What could be the significance? What furniture in your house should be crowned? Is there a reason to crown something other than a person? What does a crown represent?

Ideas: Cut crown shapes out of puff pastry dough, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and bake until golden. Shape bread dough into a round crown shape. Spread a golden table cloth on your table and make some home-made paper crowns for decoration.

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