Wednesday, July 31, 2013

First Communion Activities





Need ideas or activities to help your students for First Communion? Here are some activities that might be helpful.


Resources

pinterest.com- First Communion Ideas

catholicculture.org- Catholic Activity: Preparing for First Holy Communion Instructions on how to prepare your child for his/her First Communion, including discussion on dealing with distractions during time of Thanksgiving prayer.

ehow.com- Class Activities for Catholic First Eucharist Kids

manylittleblessings.com- First Communion Resources

The Catholic Toolbox- The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist
Resources, lessons, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheet

thereligionteacher.com- Catholic Mass Activities

stisaac.org- First Holy Communion Handbook

catholicicing.com- First Communion Resources for Kids



Coloring

apples4theteacher.com- Body and Blood

apples4thteacher.com- Holy Communion

sunday-school-ideas-for-new-teachers.com- Holy Communion

sunday-school-ideas-for-new-teachers.com- Eucharist

elitedresses.com- Communion Chalice and Host (scroll down for this)

supercoloring.com- 2 Communion coloring pages (scroll down for these)

chrisitancoloring.com- Chalice

christiancoloring.com- Ciborium

christiancoloring.com- Monstrance

stanneshelper.com- Coloring pages for First Holy Communion



Crafts

familyatthefootofthecross.blogspot.com- Corpus Christi Mosaic Craft
Beautiful chalice craft

A Framed Picture- Making a sparkling picture of communion will be a reminder of the special time we put aside to remember Jesus. (Bible Crafts on a Shoestring Budget: Paper Plates & Cups, page 12 & 13).

Do This In Memory of Me (craft)- An easy craft that students can make emphasizing “Do this in memory of me.”

Jesus in the Holy Eucharist Craft- Neat activity for the Holy Eucharist. A template is also provided for the craft.

crafolic.com- Jesus in the Eucharist ~ Art Project

catholicicing.blogspot.com- Craft a Monstrance with a Gold Doily


Make a Holy Communion Banner:

orientaltrading.com- Holy Communion Banner Craft Kit
You can buy this or get ideas from it to make your own.

manylittleblessings.com- First Communion Banners
Lots of ideas on how to make banners.



Games

The Catholic Toolbox- Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (file folder game)
Students collect the most tokens by answering questions correctly about the Sacrament of the Eucharist.

The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Eucharist Bingo
Students play regular bingo, but they answer questions about the Holy Eucharist.

The Catholic Toolbox- Act of Contrition Board Game
The idea is to answer questions about the Act of Contrition so players can roll the dice and move their pieces up and down the road attempting to capture their opponent’s pieces.

The Catholic Toolbox- Reconciliation File Folder Game
The objective of the game is to identify which one of the Ten Commandments the sin broke.



Lessons

stanneshelper.com- First Communion Catechism
First Communion Catechism questions and answers

loveteachingx2.com- My First Holy Communion
Lesson with activities

sdc.me.uk- RE Resources: First Holy Communion
The table below provides links to our resources for a FIRST COMMUNION and RECONCILIATION program. The program is made up of 16 sessions. For each unit there are session plans for catechists, a worksheet for children as well as other resources such as flashcards, images and also PowerPoint presentations.

The Catholic Toolbox- Celebrating the Mass Lesson- Holy Communion

rclweb.com- First Eucharist lessons

growingupcatholic.com- First Eucharist
Lessons for children with parent coaching notes and catechist guides

mybookezz.com- Holy Communion Lesson Plans

flickr.com- 2nd Grade CCD First Communion Preparation Lesson Plans
2nd Grade CCD First Communion Preparation Lesson Plans

faithfirst.com- Preparing For First Eucharist
Using Faith First Legacy Edition / School Grade 2

faithfirst.com- Preparing For First Eucharist
Using Faith First Legacy Edition / School Grade 3

The Catholic Toolbox- Sacrament of Reconciliation lesson



Puzzles:

christiancoloring.com- Eucharist word search with solution

edubakery.com- Holy Communion (word scramble)
Other versions of the puzzle are on the bottom of page. Click on 1, 2, 3, etc.

mycatholicsource.com- Holy Eucharist (word search)

edubakery.com- Holy Communion (crossword)
Other versions of the puzzle are on the bottom of page. Click on 1, 2, 3, etc.

sadlierreligion.com- We Believe
Unscramble the word to complete each sentence. Grade 1, Chapter 22 (Pick the grade, type of visitor, and click on Go To. Look under Printable Activities and click on Chapters).

sadlierreligion.com- We Believe
Use the words in the box to complete the sentences.
Grade 2, Chapter 18 (Pick the grade, type of visitor, and click on Go To. Look under Printable Activities and click on Chapters).

sadlierreligion.com- We Believe
Use the code to complete the sentences. Then unscramble the letters in the circles to answer the question at the bottom of the page.
Grade 3, Chapter 16 (Pick the grade, type of visitor, and click on Go To. Look under Printable Activities and click on Chapters).



These puzzles 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. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on these puzzles are not my own and are from various internet sources.


Holy Communion- (word scramble)

Holy Communion- (crossword)
For younger students you can do this together on the board.



Worksheets

stbrendans.net- First Eucharist Activities (worksheets)

smoth.org- First Reconciliation and First Eucharist Activity Sheets
These activities are meant to engage children in a positive way while reinforcing what they are learning about the sacraments.

books.google.com- 100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church: For Grades 1 to 8 by Elle Rossini, page 21 & 22
Receiving Holy Communion: A Practice Session


This worksheet is free, however it is 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.

Eucharist worksheet- Follow the directions and fill in the blanks to find out what the message says below.





1 comment:

Linda Lessler said...

I have stumbled into a treasure cave. The last First Communion camp I did was 28 years ago! So much to lay my hands on....... Thank you and God Bless.