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Friday, February 7, 2014

Gospel for the Mass: 3/9/14- Matthew 4:1-11

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Matthew 4:1-11


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.

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

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings

mssscrafts.com- The Temptation of Jesus (look under Jesus’ Ministry) with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs.

sermons4kids.com- Who Says object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Temptation of Christ object lesson

calvarycurriculum.com- Jesus is Tempted lesson #175 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Says No to the Devil lesson

kidssundayschool.com- Sanding Rough Edges object talk: How God will never have us face temptations or difficulties beyond what we can bear, but going through these will help make us stronger, more mature Christians.

kidssundayschool.com- Temptation object talk: Balls of temptation thrown by the devil will bounce off the Word of God.

childrenschapel.org- It Is Written lesson with activities

kidsclubs4jesus.com- Mount of Temptation 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).

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- The Tempting of Jesus lesson with activities

firstorlando.com- Matthew 4:1-11 lesson for K – 2nd grade

ministry-to-children.com- Lesson: Jesus Battles The Devil and Temptation (Matthew 4:1-11) K – 5th grade

storiesontheway.files.wordpress.com- Stories on the Way: Lesson Plans for Small Sunday Schools
The Temptation of Jesus Matthew 4:1-11

secure.iministries.org- Satan Tempts Jesus lesson with activities

textweek.com- Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources


sermons4kids.com- Jesus is Tempted

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- The devil took Jesus on top of a mountain to tempt him (page 5)

secure.iministries.org- Matthew 4:3-4 (page 15)
Matthew 4:9 (page 17)

coloringbookfun.com- Devil- 1, Devil- 2, Devil- 3


sermons4kids.com- Who Says (group activities) crafts

daniellesplace.com- Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness craft (scroll down to this)

Introduce craft: We are tempted every day. How can we make to help remind ourselves to do the right thing?

dltk-bible.com- What Would Jesus Do mobile

makingfriends.com- What Would Jesus Do crafts

beau.org- Witness Bracelet Craft

dltk-bible.com- Paper Bead Cross

spoonful.com- Beaded Cross Necklace
A very nice necklace for boys and girls. Be sure to make the string at least 36 inches long to fit over their heads. Craft cord can be used as well.

christiancrafters.com- Colors of Christ Cross (neat tip at the bottom for younger students)


sermons4kids.com- Who Says (group activities) games

christiancrafters.com- Hear No Evil

christiancrafters.com- Resist the Devil

books.google.com- Temptation Obstacle Course (Satan Tempts Jesus)
A fun medium energy level game with complete directions, supply list, what to say, and post game discussion questions. This game will help your kids actively review how Satan tempted Jesus and how the angels took care of Jesus. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children's Ministry by Group Publishing, page 73).

The Catholic Toolbox- Resist the Temptation File Folder Game
The object of the game is to resist the temptation just like Jesus did.


Satan Tries to Tempt Jesus- The pictures below tell the story of Jesus in the desert. But they are all mixed up. Number them in the order that they happened. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 23).

The Temptation of Jesus- Trace the lines from top to bottom to see how Jesus answered Satan. (Red Hot Bible Puzzles by Nancy I. Sanders, page 36).

gardenofpraise.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Alphabet Soup

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

4catholiceducators.com- Crossword

joanyedwards.com- Crossword


sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice


dltk-bible.com- Jesus Rap

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