Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Ash Wednesday & Lent







Ash Wednesday & Lent

Ash Wednesday- activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, quizzes, etc.

Lent- activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, quizzes, etc.

Stations of the Cross- references, activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles



Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 5/29/22- Luke 24:46-53 (The Ascension of the Lord)








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




Luke 24:46-53



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 (Luke)

sermons4kids.com- Up, Up and Away! object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin, etc.

ministry-to-children.com- “He’ll Be Back!” Kids Bible Lesson on the Ascension from Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:1-11

ministry-to-children.com- Ascension of Jesus (Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:1-11) Children’s Sermon

ministry-to-children.com- Lesson: Apostles Witness Jesus' Ascension (Acts 1:1-11)

word-sunday.com- I Told You So! (scroll down to Gospel)

word-sunday.com- Countdown to Pentecost

sundayschoollessons.com- The Disciples Look Up into Heaven lesson

catholicicing.com- Celebrating the Solemnity Of The Ascension With Kids (Crafts, Printables, More!)

The Catholic Toolbox- Lesson Plan- Ascension of the Lord (1st grade on up)

avemariapress.com- Celebrate the Feast of the Ascension (for High School students)

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- The Ascension

4catholiceducators.com- Ascension Coloring Pages

coloringhome.com- Ascension Coloring Pages

saintanneshelper.com- Printable Jesus Ascension Coloring Page

familyholiday.net- Ascension of Jesus Christ Coloring Pages

thecatholickid.com- Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord

catholicplayground.com- The Ascension

biblewise.com- Ascension Color by Number

lambsongs.co.nz- Jesus Went Back To Heaven Bible story mini books and one page printable Bible stories to color

churchpublishing.org- Luke 24:44-53 (page 39)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Up, Up and Away group activities (crafts)

catholicicing.com- Ascension of Jesus Crafts for Kids

catholicinspired.com- The Ascension of Jesus ~ 3-D Craft Project

flamecreativekids.blogspot.com- Ascension Bubbles, Ascension Spiral Prayers (scroll down to these)

drawn2bcreative.com- Ascension Jesus Craft {Free printable activity}

biblecraftsbyjenny.weebly.com- Ascension Paper Cup Craft

craftingthewordofgod.com- Jesus Ascension



Games

sermons4kids.com- Up, Up and Away group activities (games)

ehow.com- Ascension Day Games for Kids

christianitycove.com- What’s Different? Ascension Bible Game

ministry-to-children.com- What’s Missing?

The Catholic Toolbox- Birth of Jesus to Ascension Cards
Play Memory, Go Fish, or Sequencing with these cards. The cards can also help students establish the content and order of the Matthew, Mark and Luke (synoptic) gospels. You can even play Birth to Ascension Bible Timeline Game (directions included)

The Catholic Toolbox- Life of Christ Board Game
Collect tokens by moving around the game board and answering questions about the life of Christ. The player with the most tokens at the end of the game, wins.



Puzzles/Worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Dot-To-Dot

supercoloring.com- Dot-To-Dot

sermons4kids.com- Maze

salfordliturgy.org.uk- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- The Ascension of Jesus (Word Search)

4catholiceducators.com- Ascension Luke 24:46-53 Word Search (scroll down for this)

smp.org- Word Search

thereligionteacher.com- Word Search that requires students to answer questions about the reading before they can find the answers (scroll down to this)

sermons4kids.com- The Ascension of Jesus (Decoder)

web.archive.org- Crossword

gardenofpraise.com- The Ascension (online and printable activities)

biblewise.com- Fill in the bubble with your one word answer

sdc.me.uk- Luke 24:46-53 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- Luke 24:46-53 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

calvarycurriculum.com- The Ascension #244 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, etc.

rclblectionary.com- Luke 24:46-53 Primary (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- Luke 24:46-53 Intermediate (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- Luke 24:46-53 Junior High (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

cabotbible.com- Bible Discussion Group Study Questions Luke 24:44-53 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

aldersgate.sg/hp_wordpress- Bible Study Questions by Nina Thiel Luke 24:44-49 ) questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Sunday, February 20, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 5/22/22- John 14:23-29








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 14:23-29



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.

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings (John)

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

sermons4kids.com- I’ll Be Back object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me . . . object lesson with coloring, group activities, puzzles, quiz

sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Promises to Send the Holy Spirit lesson with questions

ministry-to-children.com- Children's Sermon (John 14:23-29) Holy Spirit Object Lesson

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- Yes, Jesus Keeps His Promises

twistynoodle.com- I love Jesus

sermons4kids.com- I want to do what is right.

sermons4kids.com- God is with me when I am afraid.

marydeandraws.com- John 14:26 (scroll down and click on picture to print)

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- John 14:27

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- John 14:27

churchpublishing.org- John 14:23-29 (page 39)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart group activities (crafts)

orientaltrading.com- “I Love Jesus, Jesus Loves Me” Cross Craft Kit

craftingthewordofgod.com- Students can make this craft and write I Love Jesus inside cross with markers

catholicicing.com- Jesus Loves Me- Bible Craft for Kids

daniellesplace.com- Love Crafts

dltk-bible.com- Dove Crafts

daniellesplace.com- Dove Peace Sunday School Craft (make without olive branch)

artistshelpingchildren.org- Dove Craft Ideas

enchantedlearning.com- Peace Dove craft

youtube.com- DIY: Dove - Paper Craft with Templates

snowdayblog.com- Hanging Dove

lavoretticreativi.com- Dove with Paper Plates

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).

Peaceful Dove Ornament- A cute dove made out of a peanut. (Christian Crafts for Christmastime by Kathy Ross, page 44 & 45).



Games

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (games)

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart group activities (games)

Listen Up (Jesus Sends Power From God)- This game will help kids remember to listen for the Holy Spirit. (The Encyclopedia of bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 105).


Are You Listening?

Introduction to game: Jesus said, “The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name- he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you” John 14:26. So are you listening? Let’s see if you are!

Have the students sit in a circle. Use an empty paper towel cardboard tube and whisper something into the next student’s ear. Have them whisper what you said in the next person’s ear. Continue to the last person and they must say what was whispered to them.


Introduce games- Jesus said, “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.” John 14:23

So how does Jesus want us to live our lives? By following and observing his commandments.

How are we to treat others?

“Win or Lose by How You Choose” by Judge Judy Sheindlin

Directions- Divide the class into teams and do questions out of “Win or Lose by How You Choose!”



The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game
Children identify Random Acts of Kindness as they move around the board.

The Catholic Toolbox- The Golden Rule File Folder Game
This game helps promote why someone would use proper manners and etiquette in our daily lives.

The Catholic Toolbox- How Rude!
A fun and exciting way to review what is considered rude behavior in today’s society. The game includes 6 types of interactive game cards: multiple choice, scenario, true/false, reward for good manners, charades, and consequences for bad manners. Players or teams roll the dice and move that many spaces on the board. Whichever color is on the space you land on indicates the color card that will be used. The player to your left will read the card aloud to you and you will try to answer correctly. If you answer your question correctly, you may stay where you are. If you are not correct, everyone says, “How Rude!” and you move back to where you were. The first player or team to get to the “FINISH,” square first is the WINNER!

The Catholic Toolbox- Jesus Is Our Savior
Jesus is our rescuer and offers us a lifeline when we’re trapped in sin. How can we solve the problems in our life? Jesus is our savior and if we follow him, he will show us the way.

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD?
Making the right decisions in life is hard to do, but if you let Jesus be your guide and think, “What Would Jesus Do?” it will make it a lot easier.

The Catholic Toolbox- Moral Dilemmas Card Game (scroll down to this)
Why do problems come into our life? People face problems every day. Some are harder than others. There are many choices that the person can have to solve his/her problem, but which one is the best? What would Jesus want us to do? Here is a game that has students try to solve their problems the best way.



Puzzles/Worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Dot-To-Dot

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart (Word Search)

salfordliturgy.org.uk- Word Search

4catholiceducators.com- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (Decoder)

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (Missing Letters)

sermons4kids.com- He’ll Be Back (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Peace of Mind and Heart (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- If You Love Me (Multiple Choice)

sdc.me.uk- John 14:23-29 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 14:23-29 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

rclblectionary.com- John 14:23-29 Primary (scroll down to questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- John 14:23-29 Intermediate (scroll down to questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- John 14:23-29 Junior High (scroll down to questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

newjerseyubf.org- John 14:15-31 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Sunday, February 13, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 5/15/22- John 13:31-33a, 34-35








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 13:31-33a, 34-35



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.

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings (John)

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

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Us All object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

ministry-to-children.com- Love One Another (Valentine’s Day Lesson) John 13:34

ministry-to-children.com- "DISCIPLE = Love Others" Object Lesson (John 13:34-35) Children's Sermon

ministry-to-children.com- God's Loves Everyone (Acts 11:1-18, John 13:31-35) Children's Sermon

word-sunday.com- Love (scroll down to Gospel)

word-sunday.com- The Power of Example

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

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

ateachingmommy.com- Memory Verse Helps (John 13:34)



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Everyone

sermons4kids.com- Love One Another As I Have Loved You

marydeandraws.com- Love One Another Coloring Page #1

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- Love One Another Coloring Page

flandersfamily.info- John 13:34

ldslane.net- John 13:34

churchhousecollection.com- Valentine Mice Coloring Pages (scroll down to John 13:34)

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- John 13:35

blog.lifeway.com- God Is Love (coloring page)

makinglearningfun.com- John 13:34 (color by number)

cookienut.blogspot.com- Love One Another (coloring page)

churchpublishing.org- John 13:31-35 (page 38)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Us All group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment group activities (crafts)

biblewise.com- Love One Another craft

daniellesplace.com- Love Crafts

kgmcrafts.com- Love Others

youngs.org/Karen- Love One Another sign that you can make out of anything.

dltk-bible.com- Love One Another bookmark

web.archive.org- Heart Lacing Bookmark Craft

meaningfulmama.com- Heart Peacock Craft

classroom.synonym.com- Love Vase (scroll down for this)

toddlerapproved.com- Secret Kindness Notes

web.archive.org- Sharing/Helping Hands
This craft involves making a small booklet which will illustrate how we can share or help others. It can be adapted for both preschool or primary (elementary) aged children by changing expectations for the inside content.


Introduce craft: Who should we be kind to? Everyone. Let’s make a craft to remind us to “Love Others”. (Love Bug Lady Bug)

familycorner.com- Paper Plate Lady Bugs
Paint the paper plates or use red and white paper plates to make this craft. On the back of the lady bug where the wings open up write “Love Others”.

dltk-kids.com- Lady Bug Invite
Or make the lady bug with poster board or card stock.



Games

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Us All group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment group activities (games)

"How to Love" Ball Toss- A fun game for all ages on how to show love to others (Super Bible Game Book by Linda Standke, page 120).

kidssundayschool.com- Love Charades

daniellesplace.com- Love Is Paper Plate Craft, Game, and Learning Activity (scroll down to this)

makinglifeblissful.com- Love Game For Kids

homeschoolgiveaways.com- Love Bingo For Kids (scroll down for this)



Introduce game- How are we to treat others?

“Win or Lose by How You Choose” by Judge Judy Sheindlin

Directions- Divide the class into teams and do questions out of “Win or Lose by How You Choose!”


The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game (scroll down to this)
Children identify Random Acts of Kindness as they move around the board.

The Catholic Toolbox- The Golden Rule File Folder Game
This game helps promote why someone would use proper manners and etiquette in our daily lives.

The Catholic Toolbox- Jesus Is Our Savior (file folder game)
Place your markers on START. Players roll the die and move (swim) that many spaces. Players must follow the directions on the space that they land on. If they land on a drowning in sin picture, they draw a card and read it out loud. On the cards are life problems that the player must state what they should do to rectify the situation. If they are correct, they receive a life saver token. If they are not correct, they do not receive a token. If the player lands on a space that is already occupied by another, BUMP that player back to the START space. Players work their way to the life saver at the end of the board. The player with the most life saver tokens wins.

The Catholic Toolbox- How Rude! (file folder game)
A fun and exciting way to review what is considered rude behavior in today’s society. The game includes 6 types of interactive game cards: multiple choice, scenario, true/false, reward for good manners, charades, and consequences for bad manners. Players or teams roll the dice and move that many spaces on the board. Whichever color is on the space you land on indicates the color card that will be used. The player to your left will read the card aloud to you and you will try to answer correctly. If you answer your question correctly, you may stay where you are. If you are not correct, everyone says, “How Rude!” and you move back to where you were. The first player or team to get to the “FINISH,” square first is the WINNER!

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD? (file folder game)
Making the right decisions in life is hard to do, but if you let Jesus be your guide and think, “What Would Jesus Do?” it will make it a lot easier.

The Catholic Toolbox- Moral Dilemmas Card Game (scroll down to this) Why do problems come into our life? People face problems every day. Some are harder than others. There are many choices that the person can have to solve his/her problem, but which one is the best? What would Jesus want us to do? Here is a game that has students try to solve their problems the best way.



Puzzles/Worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Dot-to-Dot

kidssundayschool.com- Love Is (Word Search)

wordsearchfun.com- Love One Another (Word Search)

salfordliturgy.org.uk- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Us All (Word Search)

4catholiceducators.com- Love as I Have Loved You John 13:31-35 (Word Search) scroll down to this

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment (Word Shape)

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment (Decoder)

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Loves Us All (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- A New Commandment (Fill in the Blank)

sdc.me.uk- John 13:31-35 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 13:31-35 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

rclblectionary.com- John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Primary (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Intermediate (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Junior High (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

eaglechristianchurch.com- Small Group Questions John 13:31-35 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

biblestudycourses.org- John 13:31-35 Exploring the Passage (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

mtolivelutheranchurch.org- Gospel Reflection Questions (scroll down to questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

whyteridgebaptist.ca- Jesus Predicts Peter's Denial - John 13:31-38 (scroll down to questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Saturday, February 12, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 5/8/22- John 10:27-30








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 10:27-30



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.

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings (John)

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

sermons4kids.com- In the Palm of His Hand object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

ministry-to-children.com- My Sheep Hear My Voice (John 10:22-30) Sunday School Lesson

ministry-to-children.com- Hearing the Shepherd (John 10:22-30) Children’s Sermon – Print & Video

rclblectionary.com- Primary Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30

rclblectionary.com- Intermediate Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30

rclblectionary.com- Junior High Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30

word-sunday.com- Being Close Friends (scroll down to Gospel)

word-sunday.com- Being a Good Pet Owner

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 will follow Jesus our leader.

sermons4kids.com- I want to follow Jesus. He is God’s Son.

sermons4kids.com- John 10:27-28

ministryark.com- John 10:27 (scrol

yumpu.com- John 10:27-30

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- John 10:28-29

churchpublishing.org- John 10:22-30 (page 37)

supercoloring.com- John 10:30


Crafts

sermons4kids.com- In The Palm of His Hand group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands group activities (crafts)

Following Jesus With Both Feet- A reminder that no matter where we go, Jesus is always with us. (Big Book of Ideas for Children’s Faith Formation by McNamara, McKeever, and Robinson, page 103).

sundayschoolcrafts.net- Flip Flop Sandal Craft "Walking In His Footsteps"

i.pinimg.com- Followers of Christ flip flops (made with craft foam and pipe cleaners)

Footsteps Following Jesus- Trace both of your feet a few times on felt and cut them out. Cut a cross out of a different color of felt. Glue the felt on one end of a large piece of felt and then glue your footprints so that it looks like you are walking toward the cross. Write in fabric paint across the top of your banner, "I'm following Jesus."

"Follow Jesus Every Day" Calendar- You will need a sheet of card for each child, glue, a small calendar, available from stationery shops for each one, some photos cut out of old magazines and/or colored pens, stickers, glitter glue etc. Either photocopy the words "Follow Jesus every day." on to the cards, or on to paper to be cut out and glue it on to the cards, or let the children write it. Stick the calendars at the bottom, make a hole at the top to hang it up. Illustrate with pictures and/or decorative borders, glitter etc. according to age and/or time available. These calendars can be used to remind people to follow Jesus every day - and to pray for people who face problems every day because they are following Jesus.

confessionsofahomeschooler.blogspot.com- Stained Glass Jesus Craft

I’m Following Jesus T-shirt craft- Have students bring in a t-shirt (or this can be made on a piece of poster board). Place a piece of cardboard inside the t-shirt to keep the paint from spreading. Put paint on the bottom of the student’s feet and have them stand on the t-shirt. Students then dip their feet into a bucket with water in it to wash off paint. Dry feet with towel. Write on t-shirt “I’m Following Jesus”



Games

sermons4kids.com- In The Palm of His Hand group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands group activities (games)

Follow the Leader- Have a student be Jesus and let the students play follow the leader.

Feet Followers- Trace feet and cut out. Let children place their own feet cutouts in a designated area. After all the feet have been put down, children can try to FOLLOW THE FEET and will enjoy the weaving back and forth to find another foot to follow. Have children sit down at the end of the feet, and tell the story today about following JESUS.

Follow Me- The leader does one move (example: claps their hand, snaps their fingers, etc.) and the group then does it. Then the leader does the first move and then a new one. The group then repeats what the leader did in the proper order. Each time the leader adds a new move to the sequence and the group must repeat what the leader did in the correct order.

Following Jesus (Disciples Follow Jesus- )This game will help children understand that their actions can let others know they are followers of Jesus. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 75).


Introduce game: If you follow Jesus, you must believe in Him and do what He asks.

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD (scroll down to this)
Jesus wants us to do the right thing. Making the right decisions in life is hard to do, but if you let Jesus be your guide and think, “What Would Jesus Do?” it will make it a lot easier.



Puzzles/Worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Dot-to-Dot

sermons4kids.com- In The Palm of His Hand (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Word Search)

4catholiceducators.com- Word Search (scroll down for this)

salfordliturgy.org.uk- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Missing Letters)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Word Shape)

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever (Decoder)

sermons4kids.com- In The Palm of His Hand (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Guaranteed Forever (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Multiple Choice)

sermons4kids.com- Safe In His Hands (Fill in the Blanks)

sdc.me.uk- John 10:27-30 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 10:27-30 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

rclblectionary.com- Primary Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30 (questions can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- Intermediate Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30 (questions can easily be made into a worksheet)

rclblectionary.com- Junior High Lesson Plan for John 10:27-30 (questions can easily be made into a worksheet)

studyandobey.com- John 10:1-18 Inductive Bible Study (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Friday, February 11, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 5/1/22- John 21:1-19








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


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John 21:1-19



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 (John)

sermons4kids.com- Love In Any Language object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

ministry-to-children.com- Miraculous Catch (John 21:1-14) Lesson for Kids

cherigamble.com- Jesus Takes Care of Me: Preschool Bible Lesson over John 21:1-14

ministry-to-children.com- The Miraculous Catch (John 21:1-19) Preschool Lesson & Craft

ministry-to-children.com- Miraculous Catch (John 21:1-14) Lesson for Kids

ministry-to-children.com- Jesus Reinstates Peter (John 21:1-19) Sunday School Lesson

ministry-to-children.com- New Beginning for Peter (John 21:15-19) Lesson for Kids

sundayschoollessons.com- The Disciples Return to Fishing lesson

misslink.org- The Big Catch lesson

ministry-to-children.com- Children's Sermon (John 21:1-19) Jesus Forgives Peter

ministry-to-children.com- Jesus Reinstates Peter (John 21:1-19) Sunday School Lesson

sunday-school-center.com- Jesus Makes Breakfast (The Reconciliation of Peter)

rfour.org- Children’s Sermon John 21:1-19

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Tells His Disciples What To Do lesson

word-sunday.com- Courage and Keeping Promises (scroll down to Gospel)

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

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



Coloring

cbcgb.org- Jesus cooks breakfast on the beach.

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Helps Catch Fish

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep

funnycoloring.com- The Great Catch of Fish

biblewise.com- Jesus and His Disciples

biblewise.com- Cast Your Net on the Right Side

biblewise.com- Jesus at the Morning Meal

jesus-without-language.net- John 21:9-14

lambsongs.co.nz- The Amazing Breakfast booklet or one page Bible story to color

churchpublishing.org- John 21:1–19 (page 36)

revchrisroth.blogspot.com- John 21:17 (click on picture to print out)

biblecraftsbyjenny.weebly.com- Peter's Betrayal and Reinstatement Color by Number



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Love In Any Language group activities (crafts)

craftingthewordofgod.com- Miraculous Catch of Fish

ministrymindedmom.com- Jesus and the Net Full of Fish Preschool Craft

daniellesplace.com- Fishers of Men Envelop Boat Craft

i.pinimg.com- John 21:15 Verse Memory Craft

etsy.com- The Big Catch of Fish colour in mobile + colouring page - based on the bible story from John 21:1-14

auntiesbiblelessons.wordpress.com- Peter Is Restored

funexpress.com- Jesus Reinstates Peter Craft Kit

American Sign Language I Love You craft- A fun craft that all ages can do.

aokcorral.com- Easy Fishing Toy Set (craft to make). Children make a fish then play like they are going fishing.

daniellesplace.com- Lots of fish crafts posted

daniellesplace.com- Fish in a Bottle Craft (scroll down to this)

dltk-kids.com- Triangle Fish Paper Craft

enchantedlearning.com- Simple sailboat craft

activitiesforkids.com- Ocean in a Bottle
Make a small boat and fish from plastic (old margarine/butter container) to illustrate this story

dltk-kids.com- Halves Boat Craft

dltk-bible.com- Origami Boat

marcywrites.com- Soap Boat

Breakfast at the Lake (Story Wheel)- Bible Wheels to Make and Enjoy by Carmen Sorvillo, page 59 & 60

Magic Fish-in-the-Ocean Puppet- A cute craft that the fish actually swims and comes to the surface. (Crafts From Your Favorite Fairy Tales by Kathy Ross, page 38 & 39).

Japanese Wind Sock- (Create a unique "kite") the traditional Japanese carp windsock. (The Picture Book of Kids' Crafts and Activities by Roxanne Henderson, page 178 & 179).


Sheep Crafts for “Feed My Sheep”

first-school.ws- Handprint Lamb or Sheep Craft
This is a very easy craft that the youngest child can help with and makes a beautiful keepsake. Template included.

dltk-kids.com- Paper Bag Lamb Craft

daniellesplace.com- Sheep Paper Bag Puppet Craft for Kids

daniellesplace.com- Sheep crafts (3 pages posted)

sweetgrace.typepad.com- BaaBaa Black, Pink, and Blue Sheep? An easy yarn craft (scroll down to the white one with ears)

dadcando.com- Fluffy Sheep

Rocking Sheep- Tap the sheep very lightly and they will gently rock from side to side. (The Grolier Kids Crafts Craft Book by Cheryl Owen, page 18 & 19).



Games

sermons4kids.com- Love In Any Language group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach group activities (crafts)

catholicinspired.com- Feed My Sheep Game

thecozyredcottage.com- Feed My Sheep Game (scroll down for this)

teachingthem.com0 Restored Game

daniellesplace.com- Fish Water Bottle Craft and Bible Verse Memorization Activity (scroll down to this and use Bible verses from today’s lesson)

jesus-without-language.net- Apostles Domino Game

The Catholic Toolbox- Disciples Memory Game or Go Fish Game
A fun way to review the names of the disciples. Remove the Judas cards and play one of these games.

*You can also play Old Maid using these cards. Have Judas be the “Old Maid” card. Show the children the “Judas” card and put in the middle of the table for all to see. Put the other Judas card in the deck and shuffle the cards.




The Catholic Toolbox- Breakfast By The Lake (file folder game) In this game players must answer correctly questions about the Bible story to receive a fish to put on their plate. Be careful not to eat all your fish and have to put all of your fish back. The player that reaches FINISH with the most fish on their plate wins.


Introduce game: How long did the disciples fish? (All night.)

bibleschoolmaterials.blogspot.com- Indoor Fish Relay

bibleschoolmaterials.blogspot.com- Fisherman’s Relay

bibleschoolmaterials.blogspot.com- Don’t Break the Rod

Flying Fish Relay- (Players frantically fan their fish across the room into a plate.) A paper plate is positioned across the room. Players lay their fish on the floor and when they are told to “GO!” they fan their fish with a magazine across the room into the plate. The first player to get their fish on the plate is the winner. If it is a team relay race, the first team with all the player’s fish on their plate is the winner.



Puzzles/Worksheets

A Special Breakfast- Peter and his friends’ net was empty. Then Jesus came along and helped them catch lots of fish. Draw some fish in this empty net. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 85).

Feed My Sheep- Jesus asked Peter, “Do you love Me?” three times. Find three sheep, three fish, three loaves of bread and three number 3s hidden in the picture. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 86).

More 365 Activities for Kids (do the Breakfast by the Lake puzzle, spot the difference on November 27).

sermons4kids.com- Dot-to-Dot (John 21:5-6)

kidscrafy.com- Fisherman (maze) Help the fisherman find his worm through all the fish.

biblewise.com- What’s Wrong?

salfordliturgy.org.uk- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep (Word Search)

4catholiceducators.com- Peter, Do You Love Me? John 21:1-19 (Word Search) scroll down to this

web.archive.org- Cast Your Net (John 21:1-19) Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach (Missing Letter)

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep (Word Shape)

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep (Spiral)

sermons4kids.com- Breakfast on the Beach (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Cast Your Net (John 21:1-19) Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep (Multiple Choice)

sermons4kids.com- Feed My Sheep (Fill in the Blanks)

calvarycurriculum.com- Jesus Helps Catch Fish #242 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, coloring, etc.

calvarycurriculum.com- Jesus Restores Peter #243 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, coloring, etc.

sdc.me.uk- John 21:1-19 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 21:1-19 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

bibleversestudy.com- Questions for John 21 Bible Study (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

eaglechristianchurch.com- Small Group Questions “Jesus Revealed” John 21:1-14 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

whyteridgebaptist.ca- Jesus and the Miraculous Catch of Fish - John 21:1-14 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

foundationsforfreedom.net- Bible Study Questions John 21:1-14 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Saturday, January 15, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 4/24/22 John 20:19-31








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 20:19-31



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 (John)

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Doubting Thomas Believes object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- ID, Please! object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Can You Believe It? object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Don’t Miss Church! object lesson with coloring page, puzzles, group activities, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Doubting Thomas Believes object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Checking the Roll object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Tells His Disciples What To Do lesson

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Visits His Disciples, But Thomas Needs Proof

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Finds A Solid Rock lesson

word-sunday.com- The Perfect Day (scroll down to Gospel)

ministry-to-children.com- Faith Object Lesson on Doubting Thomas (John 20:19-31)

ministry-to-children.com- Doubting Thomas Sunday School Lesson (John 20:19-31)

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- Jesus Appears To The Disciples

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Appears to Thomas

sermons4kids.com- John 20:25

sermons4kids.com- Thomas

coloringpagesbymradron.blogspot.com- John 20:31

teacherspayteachers.com- Doodle Verse: John 20:29

nicepng.com- John 20:19-31

stteresasparish.church- John 20:19-31

stushieart.com- Four John 20:19-31 coloring pages posted

stlukeskck.org- John 20:24-31

churchpublishing.org- John 20:19-31 (page 35)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Don’t Miss Church group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Can You Believe It? group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Checking the Roll group activities (crafts)

growingkidsingrace.blogspot.com- Jesus Appears to His Disciples (craft)

jesus-without-language.net- Thomas (John 20) craft #1

godlyplayblog.blogspot.com- John 20:29 craft (scroll down to this)

jesus-without-language.net- Jesus Appears to the Disciples craft #2

ministry-to-children.com- Doubting Thomas Craft Ideas


Introduce craft: What was Jesus nailed to?

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

daniellesplace.com- Several cross crafts listed

dltk-bible.com- Paper Bead Cross

Oriental Trading Company- Nail Cross Necklace Craft Kit

christiancrafters.com- Mosaic Cross (easy cross necklace/magnet that all kids can make)



Games

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Don’t Miss Church group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Can You Believe It? group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Checking the Roll group activities (games)

jesus-without-language.net- Thomas (John) Games

The Catholic Toolbox- Disciples Memory or Go Fish
Take out the Judas cards and play one of these games.

rotation.org- Games Workshop Lesson for Doubting Thomas (John 20:19-31)

easybreezysundayschool.blogspot.com- Doubting Thomas (game)

flamecreativekids.blogspot.com- Doubting Thomas: Recognizing Jesus Games

teresaklassen.wordpress.com- Doubting Thomas Ice-breaker idea



Thomas the Doubter

Introduce game: Who wouldn't believe that Jesus was alive until he saw the marks of the nails on Jesus' hands and feet, and touch the wound in Jesus' side?

Need: Large nail with blunt point, 1 chair

Directions: A student is picked by the teacher to play the part of Thomas. He or she will sit in a chair with their back to the class. A large nail is put under the chair. While Thomas is turned around with his or her eyes closed, the teacher will choose a student to sneak up and take the nail and hide it somewhere on his person. When this person is ready, then everyone will say: “Doubting Thomas, where is the nail?” The teacher will then say, “Does _____ have it?” (This student may or may not have it). Thomas will then stand up and turn around. Will Thomas doubt what the teacher says or will he believe the teacher? If Thomas believes the teacher, he will say, “I believe _____ has it.” Or he will not believe the teacher and guess who might have the nail. Whoever has the nail is now Thomas.



Introduce activity: How do we know what is real or true? Two fun activities to emphasize the story Doubting Thomas.

Know For Sure Relay

Need: 2 different size boxes that have individual snacks for each child inside, tape boxes shut and do not tell the student’s what is inside the boxes

Directions: Set up a relay with two teams (if you have a lot of students, have more teams each with a box with snacks inside). Place snack boxes at another point in the room for each team to run for. Do not give the students any hints about what is in the boxes. The first student in line runs to the box, carries it back to his team and gives it to the next team member in line. This player funs it back to it’s starting point and leaves it there. The player returns and goes to the end of his team line. Repeat until everyone has had a turn.

Then hold up one of the boxes. Say: What do you think is in this box? Hold up another box and say: What about this box? Do you think both boxes have the same thing inside? Do you know for sure what is inside the boxes? How can you find out for sure? (By opening up the boxes.) We have to see with our eyes to know for sure what is inside the box don’t we? Let’s open up the boxes and see if you are right. (Let each student open up a box.) Say: We are going to have these snacks for later. (Put the boxes to the side.)



Puzzles/Quizzes/Worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not (Maze)

sermons4kids.com- Stop Doubting and Believe (Maze)

ministry-to-children.com- Spot the Difference (click on printable pdf file)

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Don’t Miss Church! (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Appears to His Disciples (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not! (Word Search)

salfordliturgy.org- Word Search

4catholiceducators.com- John 20:19-31 Word Search #1 (scroll down to bottom of page)

4catholiceducators.com- John 20:19-31 Word Search #2

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing (Decoder)

sermons4kids.com- Doubting Thomas (Word Jumble)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not! (Word Jumble)

sermons4kids.com- Seeing Is Believing (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not! (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Don’t Miss Church! (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Appears to His Disciples (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword

biblewise.com- Fill in the blanks by putting the letter in the alphabet that comes just before the letter under the line.

biblewise.com- Write the letter that comes between the two letters to find out what Jesus said to a doubtful Thomas.

jesus-without-language.net- Thomas (John 20) Worksheet

calvarycurriculum.com- Thomas Doubts #241 with circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, etc.

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not! (Multiple Choice)

sermons4kids.com- Believe It or Not (Word Match)

sermons4kids.com- Jesus Appears to His Disciples (Fill in the Blanks)

sdc.me.uk- John 20:19-31 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 20:19-31 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

tes.com- Doubting Thomas Worksheets

newjerseyubf.org- John 20:19-31 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

gracepoint-berkeley-devotions.org- John 20:19-31 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

biblestudycourses.org- John 20:19-31 Exploring The Passage (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

storage.cloversites.com- Doubters Are Welcome / John 20:19—31 page 9 & 10 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet

eaglechristianchurch.com- Small Group Questions “Resurrection Reversal” John 20:11-31 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

jamespaulgaard.com- Bible Study – The Way Maker 5: The Resurrection Promise (John 20:19-31) questions that can easily be made into a worksheet



Friday, January 14, 2022

Gospel for the Mass: 4/17/22- John 20:1-9 or Matthew 28:1-10








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year C page right below the header for other days that you need Gospel for the Mass activities.


Disclaimer: The posts below contain links to other websites and the content of these sites are evaluated before they are included. These websites can change without warning making links inactive and/or the content altered. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the content that they post.




John 20:1-9 or Matthew 28:1-10



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.

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings (John)

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

sermons4kids.com- I’ve Just Seen Jesus object lesson with coloring page and puzzles

sermons4kids.com- It’s Empty! object lesson with coloring page

sermons4kids.com- The Case of the Empty Tomb object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin, etc.

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin, etc.

sermons4kids.com- Easter Egg-citement object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, worship bulletin, etc.

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene – John 20 lesson with activities

dltk-bible.com- Jesus is Alive! lesson (#5)

sundayschoollessons.com- Mary Magdalene Speaks To The Risen Christ lesson

ministry-to-children.com- Easter Lesson for Kids (Matthew 28:1-10)

ministry-to-children.com- Printable Resurrection Story (Part 7 of 7) Jesus is Risen (Matthew 28:1-10)

kidssundayschool.com- Lesson 3: The Empty Tomb

The Catholic Toolbox- Easter lesson for Pre K – K with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, etc.

The Catholic Toolbox- Easter lesson for 1st Grade on Up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.

The Catholic Toolbox- Easter (lessons, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheets, etc.)

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

textweek.com- John 20:1-18 Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- Resurrection

sermons4kids.com- Resurrection #2

sermons4kids.com- He Is Risen

sermons4kids.com- He is not here, he is risen!

apples4theteacher.com- The cave tomb of Jesus

calvarycurriculum.com- Peter and John Visit Jesus’ Tomb #239 John 20:1-10 (page 2)

dltk-teach.com- The Life of Jesus mini book with images that children can color and simple, repetitive words that early readers should be able to read themselves. This particular one tells the story of Jesus' life using simple words.

ministry-to-children.com- He Is Risen

lambsongs.co.nz- Bible story mini books and one page printable Bible stories to print out and color (Easter Rhyme, Easter Story, He is Risen! The Very First Easter, Easter Story, He’s Alive!, Jesus is Alive!, Alive!, etc.)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Surprise! It’s Empty! group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- The Faces of Easter group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- The Case of the Empty Tomb group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Easter Egg-citement group activities (crafts)

catholicicing.com- Religious Easter Craft for Kids — Make a Resurrection Set! {It’s Printable!}

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene (John 20) | Craft 1

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene (John 20) | Craft 2

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene (John 20) | Craft 3

The Empty Tomb- A cute craft that the children will get to "roll the stone away" on Jesus' tomb to retell the story of the resurrection. Even though this comes from a preschool craft book, it is appropriate for older children to do. (Preschool Christian Crafts by Linda Standke, page 57 & 58).

Butterfly- A butterfly is made from using the child's handprints. The butterfly represents how the caterpillar changed and became a butterfly and received new life. (From the Hands of a Child by Anthony Flores, page 40).

Plastic Bag Butterfly- A beautiful magnet butterfly to represent new life. (Crafts to make in the Spring by Kathy Ross, pages 52 & 53).

parenting.com- Coffee Filter Butterfly

freepreschoolcrafts.com- Plastic Bag Butterfly- Make this butterfly according to the directions or use a painted clothes pin for the body that has googly eyes glued on it. Gather the plastic bag together at the center and slide it between the clamps of the clothes pin. Shape some pipe cleaner into antennae and glue the center of the pipe cleaner between the clamps of the clothespin. You can make this into a magnet by putting a sticky magnet on the back of the clothespin.

Resurrection Story Wheel- Children turn their story wheel dial to retell the Resurrection of Jesus story they learned over and over again. Even though this comes from a preschool craft book, it is appropriate for older children to do. (Preschool Christian Crafts by Linda Standke, page 37, 38, 39, 40, and 42).

storiesbystephen.com- Easter Story Wheel Printable Craft

lambsongs.co.nz- He Is Risen Craft Wheel (scroll down to this)

teacherspayteachers.com- The Easter Story Wheel (Distance Learning)

weelittlemiracles.com- Make an Easter Story Wreath {free printables!}

totallytots.blogspot.com- Jesus is Risen! (craft)

dltk-bible.com- The Angel Rolled Away the Stone craft

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



Introduce craft: Have you ever heard of the Jelly Bean Prayer?

craftbits.com- Jellybean Jar

mama-jean.blogspot.com- Jelly Bean Prayer label (printable)

churchhousecollection.blogspot.com- Jelly Bean Prayer Toilet Paper Roll Craft For Easter



Games

sermons4kids.com- Surprise! It’s Empty! group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- The Faces of Easter group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- The Case of the Empty Tomb group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Easter Egg-citement group activities (games)

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene (John 20) | Games

Jesus Is Alive! game- A fun and simple board game for younger children that reviews the story of Jesus coming into Jerusalem to his Resurrection. (Super Bible Game Book by Linda Standke, page 64 & 65 for game board and page 55 for directions).


Introduce game: What was rolled away from the tomb where Jesus laid?

Who’s Got The Stone?

Need: One small rock

Directions: One student is picked to be “It”. All the students (except "It") put both of their hands together and form a cup with just a little hole up on top. The teacher walks around and pretends to put the stone in someone's hand. One student will actually get the stone. The student who is “It” is then asked by the teacher, "Who's got the stone?" Whoever has the stone is "It". (Game is like “Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?).


christiancrafters.com- Resurrection Egg Pass

christiancrafters.com- The Easter Egg Game

christiancrafters.com- The Empty Tomb

christiancrafters.com- No Easter Egg Hunt

kidssundayschool.com- In The Tomb, Out of the Tomb

You Can’t Keep Jesus Down- Your children will discover that even thought people tried to keep Jesus in the grave, they couldn’t; just as Jesus said. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 148).

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Easter Spin To Win Game (scroll down to this)
This is an Easter game where children can spin to get one of each of the items they’ll need to retell the story of Easter. They store their pieces on their game board which is a cross shape.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Easter Memory Match Game (scroll down to this)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Easter Bingo (scroll down to this)

filefolderfun.com- Easter File Folder Games
These file folder games all have a fun Easter theme. You'll find games for all ages and abilities that can easily be adapted for special needs student.

The Catholic Toolbox- The Empty Tomb file folder game

The Catholic Toolbox- Jelly Bean Prayer file folder game (scroll down for this)

ministryspark.com- 49 Brilliant Easter Games, Crafts, and Activities for Sunday School

daniellesplace.com- Easter Bible Games

creativebiblestudy.com- Christian Easter Games



Puzzles/Worksheets

first-school.ws- He Has Risen puzzle craft- Children color then make an easy puzzle that they can put together.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- He Has Risen Easter Puzzle, Jelly Bean Prayer Puzzle, Easter/Resurrection Bible Puzzles (scroll down to these)

sermons4kids.com- Maze (John 20:18)

sermons4kids.com- Maze

sermons4kids.com- Easter Surprise (Maze)

christiananswers.net- Resurrection Sunday (word search)

pflaum.com- Four times during the school year, Pflaum Gospel Weeklies provides three ready-to-print activities for each level; Seeds (Preschool), Promise (Grades K-1), Good News (Grades 2-3), Venture (Grades 4-6) and Visions (Grades 7-8). Plus each season special features for the entire family.

sermons4kids.com- The Case of the Empty Tomb (Word Search)

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise (Word Search)

web.archive.org- Word Search (John 20:1-9)

sermons4kids.com- Jumble

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise (Jumble)

sermons4kids.com- The Case of the Empty Tomb (Crossword)

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise (Crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword (John 20:1-9)

sermons4kids.com- An Easter Surprise (Multiple Choice)

calvarycurriculum.com- Peter and John Visit Jesus’ Tomb #239 with circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, etc.

sdc.me.uk- John 20:1-9 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 20:1-9 or Matthew 28:1-10 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

jesus-without-language.net- Mary Magdalene (John 20) | Worksheet

jesuswalk.com- Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene (John 20:1-18) lesson with questions that can easily be made into a worksheet

eaglechristianchurch.com- Small Group Questions John 20:1-10 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)

cabotbible.com- Bible Discussion Group Study Questions Matthew 28:1-10 (questions that can easily be made into a worksheet)



Snacks

dltk-holidays.com- He’s Alive Buns

dltk-kids.com- Resurrection Cake

dltk-kids.com- Resurrection Rolls


Note: You can make these cookies below the night before and have the students make another batch during class and seal up the oven. While the students are doing another activity, you can remove their cookies and add the batch you made the night before.

catholicicing.com- How To Make Easter Story Cookies {With a Printable Recipe!}