Gospel for the Mass: 5/15/13- John 20:19-23 or John 14:15-16, 23b-26 and Pentecost Sunday
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John 20:19-23 or John 14:15-16, 23b-26 and Pentecost Sunday
catholicmom.com- Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.
Theresa at catholickidsbulletin.blogspot.com 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.
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).
The Holy Spirit moves us to do God’s will (Holy Spirit mobile)
Here is a mobile that will encourage children to look further around for God’s presence n their life. (Big Book of Ideas for Children’s Faith Formation by McNamara, McKeever, and Robinson, page 224.)
Introduce game: What flickered around the disciple’s heads, but didn’t burn them? Fiery flames.
Need: Orange construction paper balled up to be the fire.
Directions: The children sit in a circle close together. The child who is “It” stands away from the circle and hides their eyes while the fire is passed around. When “It” says "STOP!", the child holding the fire hides it (under their leg, up their sleeve, etc.). The child who is “It” guesses who has the fire. The child who had the fire is now “It”.
Listen Up- This game will help kids remember to listen for the Holy Spirit. (The Encyclopedia of bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 105).
kidssundayschool.com- Guided in Truth
Children have fun trying to duplicate a pattern of blocks hearing only verbal commands. The unseen Holy Spirit guides us in truth, if only we listen.
The Catholic Toolbox- Fruits of the Holy Spirit (file folder game)
Spin the spinner and follow the directions. If you spin “Leader’s Space” you may change places with the leader and put his marker where you were. Make your way around the board answering questions about the fruits of the Holy Spirit. The first player to FINISH wins.
The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Spirit File Folder Game
Work your way around the board and answer questions about the Holy Spirit. For 2nd grade on up. There are a lot of choices and possibilities for this game.
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