Friday, February 6, 2015

Gospel for the Mass: 3/8/15- John 2:13-25

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John 2:13-25

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 Jesus Cleanses the Temple with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs. Spring Cleaning object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin Cleaning House object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, quiz Jesus Chases the Moneychangers Out of the Temple lesson Jesus Cleans the Temple lesson Jesus Cleanses the Temple
A lesson for dealing with anger.

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities? Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring Cleansing the Temple Jesus Cleansing the Temple Jesus Removing the Money Changers

Crafts Spring Cleaning group activities (crafts) Cleaning House group activities (crafts) Jesus Cleanses the Temple craft

Make coins or a money bag out of material or paper. Money Bags Craft Several bags posted to make How to Make a Pirate Money Bag - Step by Step Picture and Video Tutorial
Make this money bag but omit pirate patch.

Show the students a picture of the temple. Have the students make a temple using blocks or Legos. Make a temple Solomon’s Temple (scroll down to this craft and printable) Solomon’s Temple Craft Project Editable Craft Cracker Temple (page 14)

Taking Flight- A bird that can be a dove that you make out of white paper and using the child's handprints. (From the Hands of a Child by Anthony Flores, page 41). Peace Dove Lamb & Sheep crafts Bull, Cow, Ox crafts Ox or Bull Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Games Spring Cleaning group activities (games) Cleaning House group activities (games)

Introduce game: What were the people doing inside the temple that made Jesus so angry? People were buying and selling animals. What did Jesus do? He stormed through the temple overturning the tables and furniture and driving the sellers and the animals out of the temple. Temple Bowling (Jesus Clears the Temple) A fun medium energy level game with complete directions, supply list, what to say, and post game discussion questions. This fun and educational bowling game will emphasize Jesus clearing the temple. NOTE: I adapted this game using plastic soda bottles. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children's Ministry by Group Publishing, page 83).

Puzzles Word Search Word Search Word Search Word Search Word Jumble Word Scramble Crossword Crossword Crossword Crossword Crossword

Quiz Multiple Choice

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