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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.
The Catholic Toolbox- Temptation of Jesus lesson plan for 1st Grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.
Craft- Introduce today’s activity: Today we are learning how Jesus used the Bible to help him say “no” to the devil. Show the children your craft. Read the Scripture Memory Verse written in the pickle. Say: Just as we need bread we also need other nourishing types of foods such as meat and cheese. Jesus knows that the Bible is the best food for our souls. Just as it is important to eat food each day to stay healthy, it is also important to read the Bible every day to stay healthy in our souls. Today we will make hero sandwiches to remind us that true heroes are nourished by God’s word!
Hero Sandwich- from Jesus Defeats Satan: Lesson 1 (page 5, & 16).
On pickle: Jesus answered, "It is written, One does not live on bread alone." Luke 4:4
1. Distribute the paper plates, crayons, pickles and glue. Have the children glue their pickles near the bottom edge of their plates.
2. Give the children one of their bread slices (it can be made out of construction paper or a sponge). Have them glue the bread to their plates above the pickles.
3. Have the children pick three of the sandwich items (cheese, bologna, salami, turkey, lettuce, tomato slice, etc. made out of construction paper). Have them glue each item onto their bread.
5. Give the children their second slice of bread. Help them tape the bread to the top of their sandwiches.
6. Have the children write their names on their plates.
Introduce craft: We are tempted every day. What can we make to help remind ourselves to do the right thing?
Introduce game: How did Satan tempt Jesus? (Told him to turn stones into bread. He told him that he would give him the kingdoms of the world. He told him to jump off the roof of a temple and the angels would come and lift him up so that he wouldn't be hurt.)
Temptation Obstacle Course- The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 73.
christiancrafters.com- Survivor Temptation Island
Through various fun games, activities, and group Bible discussions, participants will learn that temptation is from Satan and can lead to sin. Participants will also learn how to receive God's power to resist Satan's temptations. Event lasts approximately 3.5 hours. For grades 5 and up.
Introduce game: What are you tempted to do when you are not doing well during a game? Discuss. Let’s see if you can resist temptation while playing this fun game!
Resist the Temptation Putt-Putt- Break the students into groups and have them make a putt-putt golf course. Have each group make a hole for others to play.
The Catholic Toolbox- Resist the Temptation File Folder Game
The object of the game is to resist the temptation just like Jesus did. 2 game boards to choose from.
Introduce game: How did Satan tempt Jesus? Told him to turn stones into bread. He told him that he would give him the kingdoms of the world. He told him to jump off the roof of a temple and the angels would come and lift him up so that he wouldn't be hurt.
Can you resist temptation? Let’s find out!
“Win or Lose by How You Choose” by Judge Judy Sheindlin
Directions- Show the children the picture and read the situation. With each situation there are a series of answers for the children to choose from. Ask the children what they would do. Do not tell the children the right answer. Explore and evaluate the different choices together with the children.
Puzzles & Worksheets
More 365 Activities for Kids- do Jesus was Tempted by Satan spot the difference puzzle on August 18.
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).
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