Friday, October 19, 2018

All Saints Day/Feast/Saints





References

newadvent.org- All Saints' Day

catholicculture.org- Solemnity of All Saints Old Calendar: Feast of All Saints

catholic.org- Saint index, Saints Facts, Patron Saints, Popular Saints, etc.

catholic-pages.com- Saints (A list of patron saints and their 'specialty)

saints.sqpn.com- This site has information on topics with patron saints, and profiles of those saints. Profiles have portraits, biographical information, areas of patronage, prayers, links to related sites, readings, etc.

saintsresource.com- Saint Index, Saint of the Week, Terminology, etc.

catholicreligionteacher- The Saints



Activities

loyolapress.com- Saint stories for kids are a great way to introduce children to positive role models. From St. Valentine to St. Patrick, St. Michael to St. Nicholas, kids will love learning more about these heroes. Explore the site for saint activities and saint books just for kids. Get saint information and insight on a wide variety of Catholic saints at Loyola Press.

loyolapress.com- How Can We Help? (celebrate the Communion of Saints by helping others)

loyolapress.com- Let's Celebrate (understand how All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrate the Communion of Saints)

loyolapress.com- Saint Activities and Lesson Plans (several activities posted)

catechisinthethirdmillenium.wordpress.com- Saints Museum
A very educational activity that all students will enjoy.

engagingfaith.blogspot.com- Catholic Saints Research Projects: One of the most popular projects assigned in religious education programs is a research project on the saints. Confirmation candidates almost always have to do some research on their Confirmation saint and many Catholic school teachers find such research to be very valuable in supplementing the lessons of the year.

thereligionteacher.com- All Saints Day Activities

zunal.com- How Do You Become a Saint? (WebQuest)

createwebquest.com- Catholic WebQuest: Saints

A Saintly Quest, developed by John Meneely An RE WebQuest

4catholiceducators.com- Classroom Activities on Saints

aknottedlife.com- All Saints' Halloween party (ideas for food, games, costumes, decorations, etc.)

dltk-holidays.com- All Saints’ Day Activities

pinterest.com- All Saints Party Ideas

pinterest.com- Halloween/All Saints

textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

catholicicing.com- Saint Crafts, Printables, Activities And More For Catholic Kids

lovemylittleflower.blogspot.com- List where you can find Liturgical Folders celebrating the Saints and Feast Days through the Liturgical Year.

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- Saint activities
Saint activities in bulletins

happysaints.com- Information and cute artworks of saints. Happy Saints ebooks available that features fun artworks of beloved Saints of God in printable posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions.

catholicinspired.com- About The Communion of Saints and a Printable Activity

catholicicing.com- Mini Saint Information Fill-in Page for Children

Study Guide Worksheet for Saint Stories by Theresa at catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- The worksheet includes spaces to summarize the life of the saint, as well as identify something that we can learn from that particular saint. There are spaces for the patronage, feast day, drawing, and quote from each saint. The bottom of the worksheet includes a timeline of church history so the students can add the saint to the timeline and see where that saint fits into our history.

reallifeathome.com- Saints Printable Packets
Printable pages themed around saints.



Coloring

walzingm.com- saint coloring sheets. You can find all of her coloring pages listed up at the top of her blog by clicking on the tab called Coloring Pages.

paperdali.blogspot.com- Saint coloring pages that you can download for free. Scroll down and click on the saint you want. The link will take you directly where you can download a black and white PDF file of the saint.

sjtb.org- Saints, Blesseds, and Clergy Coloring Pages (scroll down to this)

catholicplayground.com- Saints Coloring Pages

saintanneshelper.com- Saints Coloring Pages

reallifeathome.com- All Saints’ Day Coloring Page: Litany of Saints Mini Book



Costumes

catholicicing.com- All Saints Day Costume Ideas for Girls

catholicicing.com- All Saints Day Costume Ideas for Boys

catholicicing.com- Costumes Ideas for All Saints Day- Saints Who Go Together



Crafts

equippingcatholicfamilies.com- Bring a Jar: Make an All Saints Votive Candle!

catholicicing.com- Saint Craft for Catholic Kids- Printable Templates for Paper Bag Puppets

Spoon Saint Craft by Alice Cottage- make saints by using ice cream spoons

catholicicing.com- Saint Crafts, Printables, Activities And More For Catholic Kids

Saint Mobile- Give each student a picture of a saint of their choice on cardstock. Have them cut out the saint. On five blank index cards (you can cut these in half to make them smaller) have the students write 5 things about the saint on the index cards. To make a simple mobile attach the saint to a long piece of string and hang the five index cards below it in a line. *You can also make a saint craft and hang the index cards below it.

lovemylittleflower.blogspot.com- All Saints Day and All Souls Day Folders

loyolapress.com- Favorite Saint and Me Portrait

catholicicing.com- ABC Saints: Coloring Pages Turned Easy Catholic Craft



Games

catholicicing.com- Easy Game For All Saints’ Day- Saint Themed Guessing Jars

happysaints.com- Games Ideas for all Saints Day

showerofroses.blogspot.com- All Saint’s Scavenger Hunt {A Printable Party Game}

showerofroses.blogspot.com- All Saints Bingo

4catholiceducators.com- Patron Saint Trivia Game and Patron Saint Row Race (scroll down to these)

Name That Saint- Divided the class into teams. Give clues about a saint and have students guess who it is. The team with the highest score wins.

catholicmom.com- Saint Bingo

bingocardcreator.com- Saints in Catholicism Bingo Cards

catholicicing.com- All Saints Day Party Games

jeopardylabs.com- Saint Jeopardy (edit or download)

cymhub.com- Saints Jeopardy
The great part of this game is that you don’t have to restrict yourself to Saints – you can personalize the subject to anything you want it to be. You can also easily update the content to reflect age level difficultly.



Lessons

loyolapress.com- All Saints Day Lesson Plans


harcourtreligion.com

All Saints Day- (Grade K)

We Celebrate All Saints: Friends of God (Grade 1)

We Celebrate All Saints: Stars for God (Grade 2)
Scroll down to Chapter 8.

We Celebrate All Saints: Honoring Their Memory (Grade 3)

We Celebrate All Saints: They Chose God (Grade 4)

We Celebrate All Saints: Called To Holiness (Grade 5)

We Celebrate All Saints: A Consecrated People (Grade 6)
Scroll down to Chapter 8.



Songs

When the Saints Come Marching In



Worksheets

reallifeathome.com- Saints Printable Packets
Printable pages themed around saints.

reallifeathome.com- All Saints Day Printables and Worksheet Packet

catholicicing.com- Mini Saint Information Fill-in Page for Children

Study Guide Worksheet for Saint Stories by Theresa at catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- The worksheet includes spaces to summarize the life of the saint, as well as identify something that we can learn from that particular saint. There are spaces for the patronage, feast day, drawing, and quote from each saint. The bottom of the worksheet includes a timeline of church history so the students can add the saint to the timeline and see where that saint fits into our history.

loyolapress.com- Who Is Your Saint Posse?
Use the reference materials provided to research your patron saints and form your own Saint Posse.

cartoonchurch.com- Cartoon Worksheet
All Saints

pflaum.com- Four times during the school year, Pflaum Gospel Weeklies provides three ready-to-print activities for each level; Seeds (Preschool), Promise (Grades K-1), Good News (Grades 2-3), Venture (Grades 4-6) and Visions (Grades 7-8). Plus each season special features for the entire family.

saintnook.com- Freebie: Download the ‘Build Your Saint Profile’ Worksheet
This ‘Build Your Saint Profile’ Worksheet is a fun activity for all ages to get to know their patrons and favorite saints.





Special Events for the Month- November







*This month’s special events are: All Saints Day/All Souls Day, & Thanksgiving, and I have quite a number of activities for you to check out.



All Saints Day/All Souls Day

All Saint’s Day/Feasts/Saints- references, activities, coloring, crafts, games, lessons, puzzles, quizzes, songs, worksheets, etc.



Thanksgiving

Christian Thanksgiving Ideas & Activities- lessons & activities, crafts, games





Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Christian Halloween Crafts





Here are some really cute Christian Halloween crafts you can do at home or in your classroom.


daniellesplace.com- How To Make Crafts and Learning Activities Relating to Halloween and Fall

ehow.com- Halloween Crafts for Kids in Sunday School Class

ezinearticles.com- Religious Halloween Crafts - Ideas For A Memorable Halloween!

creativebiblestudy.com- Parable of the Pumpkin object lesson with crafts

christiancrafters.com- Pumpkin Prayer and other activities

pinterest.com- Pumpkin Prayer Crafts

pinterest.com- Christian Halloween

primaryflourish.com- Candy Corn Trinity (craft)

teachingwithtlc.com- Using candy corn to teach the Trinity (craft)




Christian Halloween Activities





These ideas offer alternatives to the customary Halloween activities. They are simple suggestions to start you thinking and planning. Add your own creativity and there's no limit to the possibilities for family fun!


looktohimandberadiant.com- Plenty of information packed into a booklet or several coloring/info pages, ready for you to use in your classroom or home.

christianity.about.com- Christian Halloween Alternatives

christianity.about.com- Lesson & Activities for Christian Halloween

childrensministry.com- Alternative to Halloween (lots of activities posted!)

dltk-bible.com- How a Christian is Like a Pumpkin

fishersofkids.com- Harvest Party

sunday-school-center.com- Halloween Ideas for Sunday School

educationworld.com- Halloween Party Alternatives from UNICEF

creativeyouthideas.com- Halloween Alternatives For Christians

pinterest.com- Christian Halloween

christianpf.com- 20 Fun Alternative Ideas for Halloween

todayschristianwoman.com- 5 Fun Halloween Alternatives

The Catholic Toolbox- Christian Halloween Crafts





Sunday, September 30, 2018

Special Events for October







*This month’s special events are: Respect Life Sunday, Our Lady of the Rosary, World Mission Sunday, and I have quite a number of activities for you to check out.



Respect Life Sunday

Pro Life Activities- Stumped for activities concerning Pro Life? Here are a few that your students might enjoy.







Look Who’s Growing Dominos- A fun way to educate young students that babies grow into adults to help promote Pro Life (4 pages of dominos).






Look Who’s Growing- This game provides an entertaining way to educate students about pregnancy and fetal development to help promote Pro Life.




Our Lady of the Rosary

The celebration of this day invites all to mediate upon the mysteries of Christ, following the example of the Blessed Virgin Mary who was so singularly associated with the incarnation, passion and glorious resurrection of the Son of God.


catholicculture.org- Catholic Activity: Our Lady of the Rosary

catechistjourney.loyolapress.com- Free Rosary Powerpoint

americancatholic.org- Our Lady of the Rosary

Rosary- references, activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheets

tiredtwang.blogspot.com- Our Lady of the Rosary (coloring)

fcpeace.com- Memory game on the feast of Mary




World Mission Sunday

childrensministry.com- Teaching Kids About Missions: Object Lesson

dba.net- Mission Games & Activities

lds.org- Mini Mission

wycliffe.org- “Sunday School with Kate & Mack” is a five-week lesson plan that travels around the world with Kate — a Wycliffe missionary kid — and her best friend, Mack. Beginning with the concept that the Bible is an adventure book, these lessons take your kids to a different country and language group each Sunday! They’ll learn about God’s amazing love for each one of us and how he wants everyone to hear about that love through the Bible in their own language.

propfaith.net- A Program for Mission Awareness for World Mission Sunday and Mission Month (Grades K – 12)

wearezoe.org- Mission Activities for Children

truthforkids.com- Mission Awareness Booklet
A 12-page activity booklet to make children aware of the important role of a missionary. Downloadable and easy to make.

desiringgod.org- 10 Ways to Help Kids Love Missions

ministry-to-children.com- Preschool Bible Lesson about Missions

sandiegomissionoffice.org- Mission Activity Ideas
This resource will assist leaders to bridge games and activities into helping children discover the needs of people around the world and in responding to those needs. This resource will also encourage children in a commitment to Christ as well as their growth as Christians.





Monday, September 24, 2018

Mass Etiquette



When people think of Mass etiquette, probably what comes to mind most are the obvious: having cell phones turned off, no chewing gum, keeping quiet etc. While these are valid points to remember, Mass etiquette is not only a listing of “do's and dont’s” but an invitation to all who come to church to remember where they are and to act accordingly.


Here are a few links about proper etiquette in Mass that might be useful that you can use in your classroom or home.

aggiecatholicblog.org- Mass Etiquette: 20 Things To Do And Not Do In Mass

saintmonicaparish.com- Mass Etiquette

saintcatherineparishnh.com- Etiquette for Holy Mass

catholic.org- Church Etiquette Review

Mass Etiquette: Most Frequently Asked Questions- Lots of people are confused by the Do’s and Don’ts during Mass. Here are a few questions with answers that might be of some help.

catholic365.com- Forgotten Mass Etiquette

quizlet.com- Mass Etiquette Flash Cards

quizlet.com- Catholic Mass and Etiquette Flash Cards

Church & Respect- lesson on why and how to act in church and what it means to respect others (parents, teachers, etc.). Lesson consists of: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.



Coloring

lds.org- 2 worksheets- Circle the pictures that show children praying reverently. Cross out the pictures that show what we should not do while praying. Color the pictures of the children who are dressed for church. Cross out the pictures of children who are not dressed for church. (scroll down to these)

dltk-bible.com- Mind Your Manners (black and white version to color)



Games

These games below are free, however they are only to be used for classroom and personal use. They may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words Game- A fun review game about actions during Mass.



The Holy Mass Game- Directions and questions.

Cube Signs- (To use with The Holy Mass Game). Print, cut out, and glue on die.








What ever happened to good manners in church?- Find out if you know how to behave in church. Roll the die and move that many spaces. Follow the directions on the space you land on. If the space has a Roll Play activity on it, perform it to the best of your ability. If needed, the teacher will help you understand what to do and coach you how to do it correctly. If the space has a picture of person reacting to bad behavior that they had just seen in church, draw a Game Card and read it out loud (if the student cannot read, the teacher or someone can read it for them). Answer the question to the best of your ability (the teacher can coach the student if necessary).






Puzzles, Mazes, Worksheets:

dltk-bible.com- Church and Respect Puzzles (anagrams, crosswords, cryptogram, maze, word-mining sheets, word searches, etc.)

lds.org- 2 worksheets- Circle the pictures that show children praying reverently. Cross out the pictures that show what we should not do while praying. Color the pictures of the children who are dressed for church. Cross out the pictures of children who are not dressed for church. (scroll down to these)

dltk-bible.com- Mind Your Manners (black and white version to color and circle)



These worksheets below are free, however they can only to be used for classroom and personal use. They may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted.


The Church is God’s House- for younger students

Behavior In Mass- Draw a smile face next to the good things to do during Holy Mass. Draw a sad face next to the things not to do during Holy Mass.

Mass Etiquette Worksheet- Write True or False in the spaces provided.





Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Gospel for the Mass: 11/25/18- John 18:33b-37








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 18:33b-37



Activities
catholicmom.com- Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- Download a FREE bulletin to help your kids learn more about our Catholic Mass. Each week's bulletin contains coloring pages for a saint and activities based on the Gospel. The coloring pages may also include a maze, dot-to-dot, find the picture, and many other activities.

loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings

sermons4kids.com- Christ the King object lesson

sermons4kids.com- Crown Him King object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

sundayschoollessons.com- Pilate Calls Jesus King lesson

raisinglittlesaints.blogspot.com- Christ the King printables

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities?

textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- Crown Him King!

thecatholickid.com- Christ the King

saintanneshelper.com- Christ the King



Crafts

catholicicing.com- Christ the King Craft

sermons4kids.com- Crown Him King group activities (crafts)

catholicinspired.com- Christ the King Craft {Liturgical Ornament}


craftbits.com- Easy Paper Crown craft

firstpalette.com- King and Queen Crown (six free printable crown templates)

firstpalette.com- Prince and Princess Crown (nine free printable crown templates to color, decorate and make into fun crown crafts)

David’s Crown, Preschool Christian Crafts by Linda Standke, page 24 & 25. (Directions and pattern included).



Games

sermons4kids.com- Crown Him King group activities (games)

Only Jesus (Jesus is God’s Son)- Children will review what they know about Jesus and realize that only God’s Son could do the things Jesus did. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 117).


Testify to the Truth

Introduce game- Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to Jesus’ voice. Let’s see how well you can listen.

Need- Paper towel roll (empty)

Directions- Have students sit in a circle on the floor. Using the paper towel roll, the teacher will whisper something that Jesus would say into the student’s ear on her left. That student then must repeat what the teacher said to the next student on his left by whispering into the paper towel roll. This continues around the circle to the last student who must say what Jesus had said.



Pin the Crown on Christ

A game like pin the tail on the donkey, with a large picture of an enthroned Christ.



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Dot-to-Dot

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Shape

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

web.archive.org- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Spiral

sermons4kids.com- Alphabet Soup



Quizzes

sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice

sermons4kids.com- Fill in the Blank





Gospel for the Mass: 11/18/18- Mark 13:24-32








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




Mark 13:24-32



Activities

catholicmom.com- Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- Download a FREE bulletin to help your kids learn more about our Catholic Mass. Each week's bulletin contains coloring pages for a saint and activities based on the Gospel. The coloring pages may also include a maze, dot-to-dot, find the picture, and many other activities.

loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings

sermons4kids.com- There’s A Great Day Coming object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin, etc.

word-sunday.com- When, Lord? When?

word-sunday.com- Feeling Safe (scroll down to Gospel)

missionarlington.org- Lesson 42: Be Ready (Mark 13:24-37) with activities

wpengine.net- Mark 13:24-31 lesson for Pre K - K

sermonwriter.com- Children’s Sermon Mark 13:24-37

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities?

textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources for Mark 13:24-32



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- Mark 13:27

blog.starsunflowerstudio.com- Mark 13:35 (scroll down for this)

mscperu.org- Clip art for Mark 13:24-32

servicioskoinonia.org- Clip art for Mark 13:24-32

akidsheart.com- Mark 13:31



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- There’s A Great Day Coming group activities (crafts)

To show that we are good Christians:

christiancrafters.com- Colors of Christ Cross. Neat tip at the bottom for younger students.

daniellesplace.com- Cross Crafts (several cross crafts listed)

christiancrafters.com- Mosaic Cross (easy cross necklace/magnet that all kids can make)

momontimeout.com- Stained Glass Cross Craft

frillsfluffandtrucks.blogspot.com- Stained Glass Cross Craft Tutorial



Fig Tree Crafts:

drwan2bcreative.com- 3-D Fig Tree Craft

thehousethatlarsbuilt.com- DIY paper fiddle leaf fig tree

enchantedlearning.com- Put the student’s names on the leaves and attach to the fig tree.

sundayschoolkids.com- Print student’s names or Bible verses on leaves



Games

sermons4kids.com- There’s A Great Day Coming group activities (games)



Handwriting

The Catholic Toolbox- Make your own handwriting worksheets from today’s Gospel



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

thekidsbulletin.files.wordpress.com- Mark 13:24-32 Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

web.archive.org- Crossword





Life Size Game Boards



Lifesize Monopoly at Brownsburg Public Library




The next time you play a game using a game board, do something totally different, try doing a life size game board. You can do them in your classroom, gym, parking lot, field, wherever you have room. It is a great way to review what you do in class! You can even get the students involved and help you make the game board. The possibilities are endless! It is an enlightening experience that your students will enjoy and never forget.


How to do life size board games:


bookblather.net- Life Size Monopoly (with entire file you can download)

literarylibrariankim.blogspot.com- Life Size Monopoly (with directions on how to make it and rules to play the game)

blog.craftzine.com- How To Make A Big As Life Board Game

thereligionteacher.com- The Human Board Game to Review for Exams

ponyexpresscubs.blogspot.com- Human Size Board Games

pinterest.com- Life Size Games

pinterest.com- Live Action Board Games

mentalfloss.com- Life Size Versions of Popular Board Games

thegiantgameco.com- Giant games and board games

oddee.com- 10 Uber Cool Life-Sized Games





Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Gospel for the Mass: 11/11/18- Mark 12:38-44 or 12:41-44








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




Mark 12:38-44 or 12:41-44



Activities

catholicmom.com- Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- Download a FREE bulletin to help your kids learn more about our Catholic Mass. Each week's bulletin contains coloring pages for a saint and activities based on the Gospel. The coloring pages may also include a maze, dot-to-dot, find the picture, and many other activities.

loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings

sermons4kids.com- The Widow’s Mite object lesson with coloring page

sermons4kids.com- Giving Our All object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

calvarycurriculum.com- The Widow’s Mite #225 lesson with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

kirkofkildaire.org- The Widow’s Mite Lesson

sundayschoolsources.com- The Widow's Mite lesson with vocabulary words, lesson, true or false, song, worksheets, etc.

ministry-to-children.com- “The Widows Two Coins” Sunday School Lesson based on Mark 12:38-44

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- The Widow’s Offering lesson with story, coloring page, craft, puzzles, mini booklet to color, etc.

Lesson 15: Our Gifts- The practical aspects of the collection during Mass to help support the Church and others in need is taught. Questions and a craft are included. (Children Discover the Mass by Mary Doerfler Dall, page 54, 67, & 68).

The Catholic Toolbox- The Widow’s Mite Pre K - K lesson which consists of: consist of: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, Handwriting Sheets, Mini Books, etc.

The Catholic Toolbox- Celebrating the Mass Lesson- Our Gifts (lesson, questions, crafts, games)

The Catholic Toolbox- Tithing lessons, crafts, and games

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities?

textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- The Widow’s Mite

sermons4kids.com- Mark 12:41-44

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- The widow gave her last two coins (page 4)

lambsongs.co.nz-Two Small Coins (scroll down to this) black and white booklet or one page story to color



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Giving Our All group activities (crafts)

sundayschoolcrafts.co- Offering Can

catholicicing.com- Church Piggy Bank

daniellesplace.com- The Widow’s Mite Crafts

lds.org- Never Forget One-Tenth for Tithing (bank)
kirkofkildaire.org- Create your own coin craft



Games

sermons4kids.com- Giving Our All group activities (games)

daniellesplace.com- Penny Pitch Bible Verse Review Game, Spin the Penny Activity, Penny Pick Game, Place the Penny in the Offering Game, (scroll down to these games)

Money Hunt- This game will help your kids discover how to give to God as they explore the story of the widow’s offering. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 84).

The Catholic Toolbox- Tithing File Folder Game
A simple game to help reinforce tithing to young children.

The Catholic Toolbox- Christianopoly (file folder game)
The object of the game is to learn the responsibility of good financial stewardship; making the right decisions about the money we have and managing it wisely. This includes being able to pay necessary bills at home, putting aside for the things you want, and taking care of your family. Not only do you have bills to pay, mortgages, insurance, etc. you must pay taxes, make donations and do tithing as well.

The Catholic Toolbox- How Much Do You Tithe? (file folder game)
Players move around the board while figuring out how much they should tithe.



Puzzles

The Widow’s Offering- Use the following code to find out what Jesus said. Match the numbers in the coins, then put the letter on the blank that matches the corner that’s been darkened. (Wa-a-ay Cool Bible Puzzles by Nancy I. Sanders, page 45).

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Shape

sermons4kids.com- Word Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Spiral Puzzle

sermons4kids.com- Alphabet Soup

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

4catholiceducators.com- Crossword

web.archive.org- Crossword



Quizzes

sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice

sermons4kids.com- Fill in the Blanks