Friday, November 14, 2014

Gospel for the Mass: 12/14/14- John 1:6-8, 19-28

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John 1:6-8, 19-28

Activities Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc. Download a FREE bulletin to help your kids learn more about our Catholic Mass. Each week's bulletin contains coloring pages for a saint and activities based on the Gospel. The coloring pages may also include a maze, dot-to-dot, find the picture, and many other activities. Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families Resources on the Sunday Readings John the Baptist lesson with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs. Reflecting the Light object lesson with coloring page, puzzles, group activities , worship bulletin The Greatest object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin Christmas Lights object lesson with group activities, coloring pages, puzzles, quiz Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring John 1:6, 8-9 We are not the light, we are only mirrors that reflect the Light. Jesus is the Light Candle of Joy

Crafts The Greatest group activities (crafts) Reflecting the Light group activities (crafts) Christmas Lights group activities (crafts) John the Baptist crafts John the Baptist snack Mizuhiki Grasshopper. A cute grasshopper made out of a clothespin.

Games The Greatest group activities (games) Reflecting the Light group activities (games) Christmas Lights group activities (games)

Who am I?

Need: 1 chair

Directions: The students sit in their own seats while the one who is “It” sits in a chair in front of the room, with his back toward the other students. Someone is chosen by the teacher to go up and stands behind the chair. Then “It” asks the person various questions to guess who the person is. The unknown person must answer the questions truthfully, but can disguise their voice. (Determine the number of questions “It” can ask to person before playing starts.) After the questions have been asked and answered, “It” must guess who the person is. Whether if “It” is right or wrong, the unknown person then becomes “It”.

Shoe-Tie Guy- Kids will play a high-octane game to discover what it means to serve Jesus. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 72) Shoe Relay Race (this game could emphasize that John said he wasn’t good enough to untie Jesus’ shoes) Review Games For John the Baptist

Locust Hunt- Hide several plastic or paper locust (or grasshoppers) around the room. Have the students find locust like John the Baptist did.

Puzzles Dot to dot Word Search Word Search Word Search Word Search Decoder Word Jumble Cryptogram Crossword Crossword Crossword Crossword

Quiz Multiple Choice

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