Friday, October 6, 2017

Gospel for the Mass: 11/5/17- Matthew 23:1-12








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Matthew 23:1-12



Activities

catholicmom.com- Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com- 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.

loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings

sermons4kids.com- All Puffed Up object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Practice What You Preach object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

ministry-to-children.com- “Do as He Says” Sunday School Lesson from Matthew 23:1-12

christianitycove.com- Preschool Sunday School Lesson – Humility

ministry-to-children.com- Pride vs. Humility: A Bible Lesson For Children

kids.lovetoknow.com- Activities for Kids on Humility

ministrytoyouth.com- Youth Group Lesson on Humility

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities?

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



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- I want to do what’s right.

coloringpageworld.blogspot.com- Humble coloring page



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- All Puffed Up (group activities) crafts

sermons4kids.com- Practice What You Preach (group activities) crafts

meaningfulmama.com- Humility “I Will” Statements craft


Be Humble Craft- Have students write “Be Humble” in cursive (or teacher can) on construction paper. Students then trace “Be Humble” with yarn and glue it down and decorate.



Games

sermons4kids.com- All Puffed Up (group activities) games

sermons4kids.com- Practice What You Preach (group activities) games


Balloon Toss Game-

Denunciation of the Scribes and Pharisees
Matthew 23:1-12

Introduction: Blow up a balloon and tie it off. Hold it up in the air for the students to see. Say: Being prideful is a sin. Prideful is thinking you are more important than others. Do not let your head swell up with pride like this balloon. Sooner of later something will happen and you will fall (let the balloon fall to the floor). Remember what Jesus said, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12

Directions: Divide the class into pairs. Give each pair of students an inflated balloon that you have blown up and tied off. Have the students try to pat the balloon softly back and forth as many times as they can without it touching the ground. The students continue trying to increase the number of times they pat it back and forth. Younger students can sit on the floor and pat the balloon softly back and forth. Older students can use their heads, knees, feet, etc. instead of their hands to pat the balloon back and forth.


The Catholic Toolbox- Pride File Folder Game: Land on a space that says PRIDE and identify whether the situation is about pride or being humble. Land on a Peacock picture you tell about a time you were full of pride. Land on a Humble Pie picture you must tell about a time you were humble.

kidsofintegrity.com- Humility Games

living.thebump.com- Activities to Teach Kids the Downfall of Pride



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Word Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

4catholiceducators.com- Crossword

joanyedwards.com- Crossword



Quizzes

sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice




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