Sunday, October 11, 2009

The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes

Activities & Lessons: Lesson Title: The Beatitudes The Eight Beatitudes of Jesus and their meanings (for older students) The Beatitudes (explained for young children) The Beatitudes
Resources on the Beatitudes in general and on each of the Beatitudes. Beatitudes Activity Ideas The Beatitudes
Lesson #182 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets. Sermon on the Mount
Lesson with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples). Beatitudes lesson with flyer, drama, movie, art, games, stories, bookmarks, Bible study, etc. Beatitudes lesson plans with crafts, activities, snacks, games, drama, etc. Jesus Talks About Attitudes lessons for older and younger students The Beatitudes lesson with memory verse, review questions, tests, puzzles, etc. The Happy Puppy (object lesson) The Bee-Attitues object lesson.

The Catholic Toolbox- Beatitudes Lapbooks

Coloring: The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-11 NIV) Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-11 KVJ) Jesus Giving the Beatitudes Color the Beatitudes (Color the shapes that have pieces of the Beatitudes inside.) with answers Beatitudes “Blessed Are . . .” Matthew 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Plain The Sermon on the Mount Sermon on the Mount

Crafts: Sermon on the Mount “Blessed Are” Wreath Craft Matthew 5:1-12 ~Beatitudes Children Bible Lesson & Craft Folding Crafts Sticks Beatitudes Craft for Kids Bumble Bee Crafts (several posted) Bee Crafts Printable Bee Craft Honey Bee Printable Craft Free Fun Foam Door Bee Craft
Have students write their favorite Beatitude on the sign. Printable bee pattern provided. Bee Happy Picture Frame

Introduce craft: Who should we be kind to? Everyone. Let’s make a craft to remind us to “Love Others” Love Bug Lady Bug
Paint the paper plates or use red and white paper plates to make this craft. On the back of the lady bug where the wings open up write “Love Others”. Lady Bug
Or make the lady bug with poster board or card stock. On the back of the lady bug where the wings open up write “Love Others”.

Introduce craft: How can we help others? Here is a craft to help to remind us to help others. Sharing Hands craft Loving Thoughts Group Project Send A Hug

Love Notes- Cute magnet craft to put on your refrigerator to leave loving messages to the people in your family. (Christian Crafts for Christmastime by Kathy Ross, pages 54 & 55).

Loving others demands respect, consideration, cooperation, care, etc. Love is about giving. Fill these chore charts out or have the students come up with their own chores to do and color. These can be given to parents or friends/family etc. to show they are serious about their respect for them, care, etc. They are to bring the chore charts back signed next week and receive a small gift as a reward for their good deeds. Custom Chore Chart Generator Editable Chore Charts Custom Chore Chart

Games: Beatitudes Memory Game Beatitudes Cards (to play Memory) Printable Verse Cards
Use the Bible verse cards for memory verses, matching games, flash cards, bulletin boards, or other lesson plans on The Beatitudes. Beatitude Games Beatitudes Memory Game Beatitudes Bingo
Directions (scroll down to Application Grades 3 – 5: Beatitudes Bingo). For Beatitudes Bingo Questions scroll about halfway down. 22 Beatitudes Bingo Cards

The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness
Children identify Random Acts of Kindness as they move around the board.

Puzzles: Bee Happy (maze) The Beatitudes (word search) The Beatitudes (word search) The Beatitudes (word search) Find the Hidden Qualities (word search) with answers Break the Code #1 with answers Break the Code #2 with answers Break the Code #3 with answers Break the Code #4 with answers Break the Code – The 8th Beatitude with answers Break the Code- Blessed Are The Persecuted with answers Break the Code- Peacemakers with answers Break the Code- Pure in Heart (for younger children) with answers Break the Code- The Beatitudes (5) with answers Find the hidden qualities (word search) with answers Guide the disciples up the mountain so Jesus can teach them the beatitudes (maze) with answers Can you find your way through the maze, and get to the words that describe what kinds of thoughts God wants us to have? (maze) with answers Write the beginning letter of each picture to find out who said, “Blessed in the poor in spirit.” The Beatitudes (word scramble) The Beatitudes (crossword)

Worksheets: The Beatitudes
Draw a line from the first part of the sentence to the correct ending phrase on the right.

Beatitudes Matching Worksheet- Read Matthew 5:3-10 (NAB). Then match the first part of the Beatitude with God’s promise. The Beatitudes (fill in the blanks with word bank) Beatitudes Equations with answers Beatitude Match with answers Beatitude Fill in the Blank with answers

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