Friday, March 11, 2016

Gospel for the Mass: 4/10/16- John 21:1-19

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John 21:1-19

Activities Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

Theresa at will post a link to an activity sheet that coordinates with the Catholic Mass. There will be pictures and activities each week to help little kids understand and appreciate the Mass. Most weeks, she will also highlight a Saint whose feast day falls within that week or a liturgical symbol they can watch for at Mass. Resources on the Sunday Readings Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families Love In Any Language object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin Breakfast on the Beach object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin Jesus Helps Catch Fish lesson #242 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets. Jesus Restores Peter lesson #243 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets. The Disciples Return to Fishing lesson Peter Restored lesson with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples). The Big Catch lesson

The Catholic Toolbox- Breakfast By The Lake lesson for 1st Grade on Up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc. Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring Jesus cooks breakfast on the beach. John 21:5-6 John 20:15-17

Crafts Breakfast on the Beach group activities (crafts) Love In Any Language group activities (crafts)

American Sign Language I Love You craft- A fun craft that all ages can do. Easy Fishing Toy Set (craft to make). Children make a fish then play like they are going fishing. lots of fish crafts listed Scroll down to Fish Crafts Triangle Fish Paper Craft Simple sailboat craft Forever Floating (make a small boat) Paper Fish Craft Ocean in a Bottle
Make a small boat and fish from plastic (old margarine/butter container) to illustrate this story. Halves Boat Craft Origami Boat Soap Boat Seashell Sailboat

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).

Games Love In Any Language group activities (games) Breakfast on the Beach group activities (crafts)

Introduce game: How long did the disciples fish? (All night.) Fish Games (scroll down to Fish Games under Fishers of Men) Fish Relay Fisherman’s Relay 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.

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.


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). Fish dot-to-dot (to 5) Dot-to-Dot (John 21:5-6) Fisherman (maze) Help the fisherman find his worm through all the fish. Fish (maze) Trace and Color Fish Breakfast on the Beach (Word Search) Word Search Cast Your Net (John 21:1-19) Word Search Word Shape Spiral Crossword Cast Your Net (John 21:1-19) Crossword

Quizzes Multiple Choice Fill in the Blanks

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