4catholiceducators.com- History and resources
newadvent.org- History of this devotion. Also considers the Orthodox and Eastern-Rite Catholic practice.
theholyrosary.org- The Holy Rosary
catholicmom.com- Internet resources which will provide you with a variety of reference materials
fcpeace.com- The Holy Rosary
slidshare.net- The Rosary
How To Pray the Rosary (Powerpoint presentation)
catholicinspired.com- Rosary Prayer Sheets
Print them out and laminate them (or use plastic sheet covers). Then the kids can use them to follow along as they pray. They can use a dry erase marker to fill in the rosary beads on the sheet as they pray each prayer.
mycatholicsource.com- The Holy Rosary
catholic-church.org- Rosary lesson plan
thereligionteacher.com- Teaching the Mysteries of the Rosary to Elementary School Students
thereligionteacher.com- Handouts with Activities & Meditations on the Mysteries of the Rosary
Rosary Lapbooks- A Rosary Lap Book is a creative way for children to record information they are learning and create attractive presentations of that information, as well as use the information to study.
mrsflynnsclass.pbworks.com- The Rosary 6-8 WebQuest
How to pray the rosary:
teacherspayteachers.com- A Children's Rosary Prayer Guide for Students, Teachers, and Parents
Help children learn to pray one decade of the Rosary with this convenient guide. The illustrated guide provides a large image of a Rosary and clearly identifies which prayers to recite for each bead. Additional pages provide the words for each prayer of the Rosary, as well as a listing of the twenty Mysteries of the Rosary (Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious). For your convenience, the materials to create smaller reference cards are also included. For added durability, print or mount these pages on cardstock and laminate. Punch a hole in the cards and fasten with a binder ring to keep all of your cards together.
pacifier.com- How To Pray the Rosary
tldm.org- How to say the Rosary
newadvent.org- How to recite the Holy Rosary
rosaryarmy.com- Pray the Rosary in English, Spanish, or Dutch
how-to-pray-the-rosary-everyday.com- How To Pray The Rosary Printable Guide (scroll down to this). Be sure to click on learn how to fold it so you can make it into a booklet.
kwl.com- Rosary #1
twoheartsdesign.com- Rosary #2
twoheartsdesign.com- Rosary #3
domestic-church.com- Sample Pages for the Mysteries of the Rosary Activity and Coloring Book
fcpeace.com- Coloring pages for all the mysteries.
theclipartwizard.com- Mysteries of the Rosary Coloring Pages
sjtb.org- Rosary Coloring Pages
catholicicing.com- Make A Giant Rosary With Kids
catholicicing.com- Make A Rosary Book
catholicicing.com- Make an edible rosary
catholicicing.com- How to Make a Rosary with Kids
A simple rosary that kids can make using supplies found at any craft store.
suite101.com- Children’s Rosary Projects
Egg Carton Flower Rosary, Giant Rosary (made out of margarine and Cool Whip containers), and Tissue Paper Flower Rosary.
motherteresarosaryministry.com- Cement Rosary, or concrete rosary, is an outside all-weather rosary that you walk on as you pray. As you step from one stone to the next, you say the prayer for that bead of the rosary. Make this for your home or school. (Scroll down to this).
catholicicing.com- Celebrating the Month of Rosary
Rosary ideas and crafts link up
through-my-is.blogspot.com- Spiritual Medicine Craft
How to make a rosary:
Making a Rosary- Rosary background and information. Excellent step-by-step directions to make a simple rosary. (Kids Explore America’s Catholic Heritage, page 159-161).
e-scoutcraft.com- Making a rosary using Seine Twine Mason Line, 6 gold pony beads, and a small piece of leather
domestic-church.com- How to Make Knotted Cord Rosaries
ehow.com- How To Make A Rosary for Kids
ehow.com- How To Make A Pocket Rosary
christiancrafters.com- What’s Wrong?
A fun game to have the students learn prayers from the rosary.
Memory Activities and Games for Prayers and Scripture
kidzplace.org- More than 100 Missions Bible Memory Games and Other Activities
ehow.com- Games for Kids to Learn the Rosary
fcpeace.com- Holy Rosary Memory Game
Print out two copies and color. Cut out and play Memory.
Rosary Memory/Matching Game by joyfilledfamily.blogspot.com
thatresourcesite.com- Create this paper cube to help learners review information about the Holy Rosary in a fun way. Great for class or small-group play as well as a take-home tool. This six sided resource will present the following tasks to be completed by the player who rolls the cube. Or make your own cube and put one each of the following on the sides of the cube.
Name the 5 Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Name the 5 Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Name the 5 Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Name the 5 Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Name the 5 Events in any group of Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
List the four groups of mysteries of the Holy Rosary
This is a great way to review concepts, although you may desire to use it as a class warm-up or to fill the last few minutes of a class period.
johnsonfamilytoday.blogspot.com- Rosary Hopscotch
The Bookworm- Printable cards for each Mystery. Children can learn to match the items to the cards and use them to learn the order of the Mysteries. To make Montessori-style three part cards, print out two sets of cards, and cut the second set into separate pictures and captions.
These games 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.
Name That Prayer File Folder Game- Review prayers in the rosary. (Only use the question cards for prayers of the rosary.)
Rosary Bingo- Students play regular bingo, but they answer questions about the Rosary. The teacher asks one student at a time a question from the list. The student answers the question and the class looks for the word(s) on their bingo card. The first student who gets five in a row (up, down, across, or diagonal) on their bingo card first, wins. You can play in teams or individually. (The teacher can give the students some hints to help them answer the questions correctly if needed.)
The Holy Rosary Game- Practice reciting the Holy Rosary while you compete against others.
wordsearchfun.com- The Rosary (word search)
domestic-church.com- Joyful Mysteries (crossword)
tesaustralia.com- Colour the Rosary Worksheet
Worksheet for children to colour the rosary beads to correspond with the appropriate prayer. Join for FREE and download worksheet.
sadlierreligion.com- Mary, Model of Discipleship
Complete the activity by filling in the directions for praying the rosary. (Grade 5)
saintanneshelper.com- Catholic Rosary Worksheet (scroll down to this)
thegomom.com- Holy Rosary (fill in the blanks with answers)
This worksheet below is free, however it can only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit.
Rosary (worksheet)- multiple choice and fill in the blanks
The following worksheets are from: 100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini
The Rosary, Part I- In the left column, are the names of the fifteen mysteries. The right column contains brief descriptions of each mystery. Write the letter of the description next to the name of the correct mystery. (100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini, page 77).
The Rosary, Part II- Connect the letters from the previous activity in their final order to solve the dot-to-dot puzzle. (100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini, page 78).
Other Prayers in the Rosary
Apostles’s Creed- lessons, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheets
Our Father- coloring, crafts, games, lessons, puzzles, worksheets
Hail Mary- coloring, games, puzzles, worksheets
Glory Be- craft, games, puzzles, worksheets