Friday, April 5, 2013
Gospel for the Mass: 5/5/13- John 14:23-29
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catholicmom.com- Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.
Theresa at catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com will post a link to an activity sheet that coordinates with the Catholic Mass. There will be pictures and activities each week to help little kids understand and appreciate the Mass. Most weeks, she will also highlight a Saint whose feast day falls within that week or a liturgical symbol they can watch for at Mass.
4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings
sadlierreligion.com- Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities
loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families
sermons4kids.com- I’ll Be Back object lesson
sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me . . . object lesson with coloring, group activities, puzzles
sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin
sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Promises to Send the Holy Spirit lesson with questions
textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources
twistynoodle.com- I love Jesus
sermons4kids.com- I want to do what is right.
sermons4kids.com- God is with me when I am afraid.
sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me group activities (crafts)
sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart group activities (crafts)
orientaltrading.com- “I Love Jesus, Jesus Loves Me” Cross Craft Kit
orientaltrading.com- Beaded "I Love Jesus" Necklace Craft Kit
sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me group activities (games)
sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart group activities (games)
Listen Up (Jesus Sends Power From God)
This game will help kids remember to listen for the Holy Spirit. (The Encyclopedia of bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 105).
Are You Listening?
Introduction to game: Jesus said, “The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name- he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you” John 14:26. So are you listening? Let’s see if you are!
Have the students sit in a circle. Use an empty paper towel cardboard tube and whisper something into the next student’s ear. Have them whisper what you said in the next person’s ear. Continue to the last person and they must say what was whispered to them.
Introduce game- How are we to treat others?
“Win or Lose by How You Choose” by Judge Judy Sheindlin
Directions- Divide the class into teams and do questions out of “Win or Lose by How You Choose!”
sundayschoolresources.com- What Do I Do? The teacher can read the situations and ask the children what they can do to show the special love Jesus says we should have.
The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game
The Catholic Toolbox- The Golden Rule File Folder Game
The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD?
The Catholic Toolbox- Moral Dilemmas Card Game (scroll down to this)
sermons4kids.com- Word Search
sermons4kids.com- Word Search
joanyedwards.com- Word Search
sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice