Wednesday, August 26, 2009

All Saints Day/Feast/Saints



References

newadvent.org- All Saints' Day

catholiceducation.org- The Feast of All Saints

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

americancatholic.org- Feast of All Saints

iccreligiouseducation.com- All About 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.



Activities

new.catholicmom.com- Saint 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 (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.

catholicteacherresources.wordpress.com- Saints Web Quest
Students can complete the WebQuest individually or in groups. Students travel back in time to gather information about the process of becoming a Saint, and learn about one Saint of their own choice. With this information they then write a paper to present to the class.

twb.catholic.edu.au/- A Saintly Quest (An RE Web Quest)

4catholiceducators.com- Classroom Activities on Saints

catholiceducation.org- Ideas for Sanctifying Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day

catholicmom.com- Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day

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 Post Directory
This is an alphabetical list of all the holy men and women I have posts about. Click on the saint’s name to see all the posts related to that saint.

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

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- Scroll down the right sidebar for various saints. Click on the saint you want for activities.

sanctussimplicitus.com- Notebooking pages of saints to print out

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 an 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.

catholicmom.com- Saints

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

coloringsaints.org- Saints coloring pages

catholicplayground.com- Saints Coloring Pages

saintanneshelper.com- Saints Coloring Pages



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

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 Post Directory
This is an alphabetical list of all the holy men and women I have posts about. Click on the saint’s name to see all the posts related to that saint.

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 cuts 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



Games

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.blogspot.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.

superteachertools.com- Saint Jeopardy
Instant Jeopardy Review is designed for live play with up to ten individuals or teams. Teams choose a question, then try to give the best answer. Scoring is built in for each team. You can post a link to this review game using the orange game information button below. If you are the creator of this game, you can edit the game with the red edit button. Answer Key provided.

slideshare.net- Saints Jeopardy



Lessons

catechist.com- Ideas for Helping Students Celebrate All Saints' Day
You can get more out of your All Saints’ Day lesson with any of the following suggestions. Most of them can be modified for use with students across a wide age range.

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 page 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 page 10.



Puzzles

sadlierreligion.com- We Believe
Crossword- Children learn about Mary and the saints as models of happiness.
Grade 3, Chapter 25 (Pick the grade, type of visitor, and click on Go To. Look under Printable Activities and click on Chapters).



Quizzes

catholiceducation.org- Know Your Saints Quiz

ancienthistory.about.com- St. Patrick



Songs

When the Saints Come Marching In



Worksheets

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

sadlierreligion.com- We Believe
Mary and the Saints- Draw a line to match. Grade 2, Chapter 25 (Pick the grade, type of visitor, and click on Go To. Look under Printable Activities and click on Chapters).

cartoonchurch.com- Cartoon Worksheet
All Saints

pflaum.com- Click on PGW Online Activities. Log in (it’s free). Look under Age Appropriate Activities- At Home Activities. There you will find several worksheets on saints. More worksheets under: Saints for the Season and Feasts of the Season.

pflaum.com- November 1 is All Saints’ Day. We honor all the people who have died and now live with God forever. Can you tell who the following saints are? Write their names in the boxes. Choose from the saints on the left.

pflaum.com- On November 1, we celebrate all the saints in heaven, who are together in the presence of God. We pray to join them someday. Draw a line from the saints’ stories to their names.

pflaum.com- All Saints’ Day
November 1 is All Saints’ Day. We honor all the people who have died and now live with God forever. Can you tell who the following saints are? Write their names in the boxes. Choose from the saints on the left.

pflaum.com- St. Francis’ feast day is October 4. He loved all the people, plants, and animals that God made! Draw a line from each animal to the word that names it. Then color the animals.

pflaum.com- All Saints’ Day Is November 1
On November 1, we celebrate all the saints in heaven, who are together in the presence of God. We pray to join them someday. Draw a line from the saints’ stories to their names.

pflaum.com- Holy people go to live with God when they die. Can you complete the names of these holy people? The letters you use will spell out what we call these holy people.

pflaum.com- Can you discover who is telling each of the stories about the life of St. Francis? Choose the speakers from the box and write their names at the end of their stories.

pflaum.com- Finish this story about St. Francis. Use the words below to fill in the blanks.

pflaum.com- Imagine you get to trick or treat in heaven. All the saints have their lights on, and their pumpkins offer you a warm, cheerful welcome. What treat would each saint offer you? From the list below, choose the saint who would offer each treat and write his or her name on the line.

pflaum.com- Using the saints named at the bottom of this page, finish each question by putting the letter of the correct saint(s) in the blank.

pflaum.com- On the first Monday in September, we celebrate Labor Day. Based on the work these saints did, which one could help you most in each of these situations? Choose from the saints in the box.

pflaum.com- John was the last prophet God sent to prepare the way for Jesus. Finish this short biography of John by filling in the blanks. You’ll find all the missing words in the Word Box below. Hint: You will need to use some words more than once.

pflaum.com- Can you tell the career of each saint from the clues he or she gives you? Choose the career from the box below and write it on the line next to the saint’s name.

pflaum.com- Harvest Time Saints Jeopardy
Using the saints named at the bottom of this page, finish each question by putting the letter of the correct saint(s) in the blank.

pflaum.com- What if saints had epitaphs on their tombstones? See if you can identify which saint goes with each epitaph. Choose the saints from the box on the right.





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