Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Lent





loyolapress.com- Lent Resources

cin.org- All About Lent (questions with answers about Lent)

4catholiceducators.com- Lenten resources including readings, puzzles, clip art and text, etc.

kencollins.com- The Season of Lent
Information about the Season of Lent, including what it means, when it starts and ends, how it originated, and how it sets the theme for Christian worship.

sundayschoollessons.com- The Season of Lent

textweek.com- Online Resources for Lent
General resources, worship planning, art and music, devotionals, articles, etc.

christiancrafters.com- Ash Wednesday and Lent lesson with craft

catechistsjourney.loyolapress.com- Lesson Plans for Lent—Free Printables

catechistsjourney.loyolapress.com- 40 Ideas for 40 Days

fairfieldcounty.citymomsblog.com- Lenten Activity Calendar for Families {Free Printable!}

callherhappy.com- 40 Simple Lenten Activities for Kids

catholicicing.com- Simple Lenten Traditions For Families {With Little To No Prep Work}

reallifeathome.com- 50+ Lent Ideas Paper Chain Printable: Things to Add and Things to Give Up for Lent

catholicinspired.com- Lenten Prayer Chain
Remove one link each day and pray for the people who are mentioned on that link. The neat thing is it doubles as a countdown to Easter!

catholicicing.com- Lenten Activities for Children

reallifeathome.com- 10 Lent and Holy Week Activities for Catholic Families Printable

catholicmom.com- Lenten Resources

kindercraze.com- Sharing Lenten Love with Good Deeds (a printable good deeds chart for children)

reallifeathome.com- 40 Lenten Activities for Catholic Families {Free Printable}

thereligionteacher.com- Lent Activities

thereligionteacher.com- Lent Project and Lesson Plan Ideas

Lent Lapbooks- Make a Lent lapbook to celebrate the Lent season.

catholicicing.com- Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids
This is my Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids. It’s free for everyone to print! This year, I’m offering it in black and white, in color, and also as a blank page so you can fill in any language! I have also updated the file to include Lenten calendars that readers have submitted in different languages.

celebratingholidays.com- 40 Day Cross Countdown

walzingm.com Lenten Calendar to count down the 40 days of Lent based on a 40 days in the desert theme with an oasis on each Sunday (scroll down to this).

zephyrhillblog.com- Printable Calendars for Lent

kellygillanjohnston.blogspot.com- Lenten Journey

Ash Wednesday & Lent- (Pre K – K) lesson plan with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, etc.

Ash Wednesday & Lent- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.

Stations of the Cross- activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheets, etc.



Bulletin Boards or Door Decorations:

ehow.com- Lent Bulletin Board Ideas

ehow.com- Lent Bulletin Board Ideas
Great ideas here. Could be used for many grade levels.

joyfilledfamily.blogspot.ca- Lenten Calendar



Crafts:

childrensministry.com- Use this Blooming Cross Craft throughout the Lent season and people will enjoy pointing out their flowers on the cross.


Introduce craft: We as Catholics focus on what 3 things during Lent? Praying, Fasting, and Giving Alms.

catholicicing.com- Pray, Fast, Give Alms– a Lenten Craft for Kids
Use a paper plate, plastic silverware, and real pennies for that extra special touch.

looktohimandberadiant.blogspot.com- Lent Notes Foldable

looktohimandberadiant.blogspot.com- Lent: Pray, Fast, Give Printable
I created a printable that easily makes three pockets to hold ideas for these three marks of Lent. I also brainstormed a list of possible kid-friendly ways they can pray, fast, and give. You (or your kids) could also create your own ideas and write them on small cards or strips of paper. I would suggest that then each child pulls one idea from each pocket each morning and has the goal of completing that sacrifice or prayer by the end of the day. Then, the next morning, they choose three new things. I think this short term focus can help them be successful over the course of the long 40 days, and it also can stretch them in a new way each day, leaving room for the Holy Spirit to work in their hearts.

faithandfabric.blogspot.com- Family Lent Promise Card

faithandfabric.blogspot.com- Lenten Prayer Stained Glass


Introduce craft: What happens to a caterpillar? He changes into a butterfly. What are we supposed to do during Lent? We are to change. We are going to make something to show us how the caterpillar changed into a butterfly to remind us that we are to change during Lent and become more like Jesus.





Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft







enchantedlearning.com- Egg Carton Caterpillar
This is an easy way to make caterpillars using egg cartons, crayons or markers, scissors, and pipe cleaners. You could also have the students decorate the caterpillar by gluing small objects like beads, craft foam, cut out paper shapes, etc. Googly eyes are a nice touch also. I use this craft to emphasize that they are to change during Lent. I then at Easter use a butterfly craft to show how the caterpillar changed and became a butterfly.


Introduce craft/activity: What are alms? Long ago money given to the poor was called alms. We are going to make an Alms Jar to take home to remind us the importance of almsgiving and giving to the poor.

Alms Jar

Need: Jar with lid, sticker with “Alms Jar” printed on it, various things to glue on jar, glue

Directions: Have students decorate alms jar. Have them put sticker “Alms Jar” on the jar when they are finish decorating the jar.

The whole family can enter into the spirit of saving for alms. A glass jar is placed at the center of the table on Ash Wednesday, and all the money each family member saves as a result of self-denial from smoking, eating candy, going to movies or similar activities is put into it. Whatever you are sacrificing during Lent, that money you would of spent goes into the jar. The mother, buying simpler and cheaper foods for Lenten meals, puts the difference into the jar at meal time — so all can see where the cost of the dessert went! The children spend the first weeks of Lent investigating needy causes and charitable organizations and missions. They will have the responsibility of determining who gets the alms-fund. (Print this out and glue on an index card. Attach it or put inside the Alms Jar for the students to bring home for family to read).

catholicculture.org- Lenten Sacrifice Beans
A wonderful way to help younger children remind them to do penance during Lent, lima beans in a jar record each Lenten sacrifice.

Prayer Jar by paperdali.blogspot.com- Instead of just writing down a petition for our Lenten prayer jar, paperdali decided to draw the little petitions. Each strip has a picture and the beginning of a prayer for a child (or adult, actually) to finish. To enjoy, just download the page, cut along the dotted line, put them in a jar, and then put it in an accessible spot. During Lent, a child (or adult) can take out a strip during breakfast and begin the day with a prayer.

sundayschoolkids.com- Lent Paper Pretzel



Games:

ehow.com- Lent Games for Religion Class

christiancrafters.com- Bible Tic Tac Toe
Scroll down near the bottom for directions. Use Lent questions from above to play this game.

Bible Bowl- Students will test their Bible knowledge as they bowl their way to win. Use Lent trivia questions to play this game. (The Super Bible Game Book by Linda Standke, page 121 - 127).

Hangman- (Players try to solve the Lent mystery word). The teacher picks a Lent word that is written on a piece of paper out of a bowl. The teacher then starts the hangman game by writing a blank line for each letter in the word. Teacher then picks someone to guess a letter. (Write on the chalkboard the letters that were guessed that were not in the mystery word). If a letter is guess correctly, it is written in the appropriate blank(s) and that person who guessed correctly gets another turn. They can guess another letter or guess the mystery word. If the person is incorrect, another player gets a turn. Whoever guessed the mystery word gets to pick a Lent word out of the bowl and start the hangman game.



The following activities are free, however they are only to be used for classroom and personal use. They may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on these games are not my own and are from various internet sources.


Journey Through Lent Game- A fun way to review Lent. The objective of the game is to get the most points by answering questions about Lent. Make a die out of a large juice carton and put a ? mark on some (at least 3) of the sides of the die. Set a timer for a specified time. Have a player roll the die on the floor in front of the class. If the die lands on a blank space, they do not answer a question. If the die lands on “?”, they are asked a question by the teacher about Lent. If the player answers correctly, they receive a point (you can use tokens, write it on the board, etc.). If they are not correct, they do not receive a point. Players must collect as many points as they can. The game is over when the timer goes off. Whoever has the most points, wins. You can play this game individually or in teams. For an added challenge, you can also have “Lose 1 Point” and “Take 1 Point” on one or a couple of the sides of the die. When a player rolls “Lose 1 Point”, they must lose 1 point. If a player rolls “Take 1 Point”, they may take a point from any player they choose.









Journey Through Lent Board Game- Here is a neat and easy way to review Lent using a Lenten Calendar. Just print out a Lenten Calendar (suggestions are posted). You can play this game individually or in teams. The players take turns answering questions correctly to throw the die and move from space to space according to the throw count. The first player to Easter Sunday is the winner.










Lentopoly- is a game that is meant to incorporate the 3 aspects of Lent: prayer, fasting & almsgiving. By doing the charitable acts each day the child “earns” tokens (nails, pennies, beans, etc.). You can have a container full of tokens and each child has their own jar to put their ‘earned’ tokens into each day. On Easter the tokens are replaced with jelly beans or other candy/item of your choice. Parents can play too! If you decide to use money, you should decide what organization will get your money on Easter – your parish, pro-life group, rice bowl, etc.






Stations of the Cross Bingo- Students play regular bingo, but they answer questions about the Stations of the Cross. The teacher asks one student at a time a question about the Stations of the Cross. The student answers the question and the class looks for the word on their bingo card. The first student who gets three in a row (up, down, across, or diagonal) on their bingo card first, wins.







Stations of the Cross- The objective of the game is to go through all 14 Stations of the Cross by answering questions about each station.





Puzzles, Mazes, Worksheets:

apples4theteacher.com- printables and interactive worksheets associated with Ash Wednesday

teacherspayteachers.com- FREE Ash Wednesday Worksheet for Lent

teachervision.com- The Season of Lent (word scramble)

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.

catecheticalresources.com- Lent activities for grades 1 – 8

sacredhearthouston.org- Our Path During Lent
Each day you say a prayer, draw a † in a stone. Color a stone each day you help someone. Each day you accept help from someone, draw a smiley face. (Grade 1)

sacredhearthouston.org- Here are ways to serve others. Choose three things you will do during Lent. (Grade 2)

sacredhearthouston.org- Follow the maze below to complete the prayer that praises Jesus. (Grade 3)

sacredhearthouston.org- Stations of the Cross
Make a picture strip. Cut on the solid lines. Paste the two pieces together. Read your Stations of the Cross. (Grade 3)

sacredhearthouston.org- Prayer of Sorrow
Unscramble the words to complete the prayer. The words are in order. (Grade 4)

sacredhearthouston.org- Go to the Liturgical Calendar – Lent at blestarewe.com. Use the information there to fill in the blanks. (Grade 5)

sacredhearthouston.org- Lent and the Liturgical Calendar
To find out about them, go to the Liturgical Calendar – Lent at blestarewe.com/litcal/index.html. A church calendar or Bible will also help. (Grade 6)

dosmallthingswithlove.com- Lenten Worksheets for Kids

tes.com- A worksheet that gets pupils thinking about the Christian tradition of giving something up during Lent.

tes.com- This resource provides a fun and reflective activity relating to Lent and new beginnings. It supports the Here I Am topic Self-Giving, but can be easily adapted to suit your requirements. The activity can be used in collaboration with our Lent Calendar and Lent Liturgy to form part of your meaningful preparations for Easter.

thecompassnews.org- Scroll down for Lent worksheets

reallifeathome.com- Planning For Lent Printables

crusaders-for-christ.com- Fill out worksheet. You can either mark off each day as it passes or place one of the Sacred Heart stickers on the cross in the appropriate spot.

teachingandlearningresources.co.uk- Lent (crossword)



These activities below are free, however they can only to be used for classroom and personal use. They may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted.

Ash Wednesday (worksheet)- Put number one through seven on the board. Read each question and write the correct word by the number after the student has answered the question. Have the students fill in the blanks on their paper with the correct answer from the word bank.

Ash Wednesday- word search

How Much Do You Know About Lent?- 20 true or false with answers


Skits or Puppet Shows:

youthsource.com- Six Skits for Lent

christiancrafters.com- Observing Lint? (skit or puppet show)

catholicmom.com- Preach the Gospel Show [Re: tithing cans during Lent] Skit or puppet show

youtube.com- Lent Puppet Show

*You can always record the puppet show on a audio tape and play it during the puppet show to make it easier for the children to do by themselves.



Songs:

catholicicing.com- Lent Song for Kids (with actions and youtube.com video)



Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Lentopoly Game



I saw this game online by Michelle, Marnie, and Minette and thought it was so neat! It looked like so much fun and the kids would really enjoy it! Such a great learning tool for Lent too! The game is not posted online, but I got permission from them to expand upon it and post for others to use for free.




Lentopoly is a game that is meant to incorporate the 3 aspects of Lent: prayer, fasting & almsgiving. By doing the charitable acts each day the child “earns” tokens (nails, pennies, beans, etc.). You can have a container full of tokens and each child has their own jar to put their ‘earned’ tokens into each day. On Easter the tokens are replaced with jelly beans or other candy/item of your choice. Parents can play too! If you decide to use money, you should decide what organization will get your money on Easter – your parish, pro-life group, rice bowl, etc.

Everyone begins on the space marked “GO.” Each day of Lent, roll the dice & move the amount shown. If you complete the task indicated on the space, you receive a token. Whenever you pass or land on “GO” you receive 2 tokens. If you land on an “Extra Blessing” space & complete the task on the card you draw, you receive 2 tokens. If you land on an “Extra Sacrifice” space & complete the task on the card you draw, you receive 4 tokens. If you do not complete the task, you do not receive any tokens. Play the game each day from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday (you do not have to play on Sundays). On Easter, everyone wins!



This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on the activities or games are not my own and are from various internet sources.


Lentopoly- Rules/Directions, Game Board, Title, Extra Blessing Cards, Extra Sacrifice Cards



Monday, January 29, 2018

Ash Wednesday






newadvent.org- Ash Wednesday

catholic.org- Ash Wednesday

catholicculture.org- Ash Wednesday

loyolapress.com- Ash Wednesday useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way. Grades 1-8 as well as Family Activities

catechistsjourney.loyolapress.com- 40 Ideas for 40 Days

coloringpages101.com- coloring page

theholidayspot.com- Color the Spirit of Ash

faithfilledfreebies.blogspot.com- Ash Wednesday Craft
Click on the craft image on the left to download the Google Doc

catholicinspired.com- Ash Wednesday Craft
This printable activity allows the kids to draw a picture of themselves and then add an ash cross to their forehead.

apples4teacher.com- Ash Wednesday worksheets (alphabetical order, word jumble, word search, etc.)

thereligionteacher.com- Ash Wednesday Lesson Plan which includes a full set of activities, worksheets, integration with the Ash Wednesday Video, and a short quiz to assess the students' progress.

Ash Wednesday & Lent- (Pre K – K) lesson plan with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, etc.

Ash Wednesday & Lent- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.



The following activities are free, however they are only to be used for classroom and personal use. They may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit.


Ash Wednesday- word search

Ash Wednesday Fill in the Blank- worksheet



Monday, January 22, 2018

Electing A Pope (file folder game)



This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on all activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.


Electing A Pope is based on the race game Tabula (from boardgamesoftheworld.com) which was played by the Romans and ancient Greeks. It is believed to be the ancestor of backgammon and is derived from an older Roman game called Ludus Duodecim Scriptorum, the game of twelve lines. The Emperor Claudius (45 AD) was very fond of game and had a board attached to his chariot. The Emperor Zeno (circa 450 AD) wrote a book about the game and became famous for a disastrous throw which caused him to go from a strong position to a very weak one.




Electing A Pope: For 2 Players or 2 Teams

The idea is to answer questions about electing a pope so you can move your stones around the board. The goal is to move each stone along the 24-square path from the beginning to the end and remove the stone from the board. If the stone of one player lands on a square occupied by the stone of the opponent, the opponent’s stone is removed from the board and must start again. If a player has two or more pieces on a space the pieces on it cannot be captured. An exact throw is needed to remove a piece from the board. The winner is the player who removes all their stones from the board first.


Need:

15 playing pieces for each player (example: 15 blue and 15 red)
3 dice
Question Cards
Game Board


Set Up: This game can be played with 2 players or 2 teams. Shuffle the deck and place it face down in a small basket near the game board. Put an empty basket nearby for the discards.


Rules:

Electing A Pope is played by two players on a board of 24 spaces which are in Roman numerals. Each player starts the game with 15 playing pieces (they all are a different color than the other player). All pieces enter at square 1 and travel counterclockwise. The game is played with three dice.

The starting player may be decided with the flip of a coin or by rolling the highest number with one die. The opponents make their moves by turns. To make a possible move you must answer a question (the other player draws a card and reads you the question) about electing a pope. If you are correct you may roll the dice and move one or some of your pieces (depending on what you roll). If you do not answer the question correctly, your turn is over.

The players take turns to throw three six-sided dice. The throw can be shared between pieces. For example, a throw of 2, 3, 4 could be used to move one piece by 9, two pieces by 5 and 4 (or 6 and 3 or 7 and 2), or three pieces by 2, 3 and 4. If a player lands on a space occupied by an opponent’s piece the opponent’s piece is removed from the board and must start again. If a player has two or more pieces on a space the pieces on it cannot be captured. An exact throw is needed to remove a piece from the board. A player must use the whole of his throw if possible. Any part of a throw that is unplayable is lost.

The winner is the player who is first to get all his pieces off the board.


Electing A Pope Game- Directions, Game Board, Title, Question Cards

*Playing pieces can be coins, colored buttons, game pieces from other games, fish rocks for the bottom of aquariums, craft foam cut into shapes, glass rocks for vases, etc. You can paint small objects such as rocks, small plastic tops or caps, etc. You can also buy pawns at game stores.

*You can also use a large circle hole puncher and make your own game pieces using card stock, craft foam, etc.



Saturday, January 20, 2018

Gospel for the Mass: 4/29/18- John 15:1-8








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B 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 15:1-8



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- A Branch on the Tree or a Stick in the Mud? object lesson

sermons4kids.com- The True Vine object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, worship bulletin

calvarycurriculum.com- The True Vine lesson #232 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Is The True Vine lesson

missionarlington.org- The Vine and the Branches lesson for older children and preschool. Activities are also posted.

ministry-to-children.com- Vine and the Branches Object Lesson from John 15:1-8

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- John 15:5

first-school.ws- V is for vine coloring page. "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener." "I am the vine, and you are the branches..." John 15:1-5

bethesdalutheran- Jesus Is Always With You (page 43)

speechfoodie.com- I am The Vine coloring pages (click on pictures of several coloring pages)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- The True Vine group activities (crafts)

first-school.ws- John 15:5 craft with snack

dltk-holidays.com- Make this mobile and put your favorite verse from today’s gospel in the center.

danillesplace.com- Vine and branches crafts



Games

sermons4kids.com- The True Vine group activities (games)

gloriadeikids.org- Jesus, Our Vine lesson with game (scroll down to this)

daniellesplace.com- Lesson Review Game (scroll down to this)

tncchurch.org- Vine Tag

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD File Folder Game and Moral Dilemmas Card Game
Introduction- Listen to what Jesus said, "I am the vine and you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” John 15:5

If we keep our life connected to Jesus, we will grow. Our life will produce beautiful leaves and delicious fruit. But if we are separated from Jesus, our leaves will wither and die and we will never put forth any fruit. So how does Jesus want us to live?



Puzzles

biblewise.com- Maze (hard)

happyheartsbiblestudy.weebly.com- Vine Maze (scroll down for this)

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

joanyedwards.com- Crossword





Gospel for the Mass: 4/22/18- John 10:11-18








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B 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 10:11-18



Activities

catholicmom.com- Click on the month. 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- The Good Shepherd object lesson

sermons4kids.com- Taking Care of the Sheep object lesson with coloring pages and puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf? object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, worship bulletin

calvarycurriculum.com- The Good Shepherd lesson #206 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

sundayschoollessons.com- The Good Shepherd Gives Up His Life for His Sheep lesson

The Catholic Toolbox- The Good Shepherd- 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- The Good Shepherd- lesson for first grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.

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- John 10:11

sermons4kids.com- John 10:11



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf? group activities (crafts)


Introduce craft: Who is the Good Shepherd?

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

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.

crafty-crafted.com- Easter Lamb Craft

roomparentideas.com- Lamb Note Card Holder

dadcando.com- Fluffy Sheep

orientaltrading.com- Lamb of God Paper Plate Craft Kit

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).

The Lord is My Shepherd Magnet- A cute sheep magnet out of popsicle sticks. You can omit the other wooden pieces and mini chalkboard in this craft and just use cardboard or construction paper. (Hands On Crafts for Kids 20-Minute Crafts, page 30 & 31).





Hand Lamb- (this craft was at familyfirst.com, but the website has been removed)

What You Need:

• White crayon
• Black, brown, and pink construction paper
• Scissors
• White glue
• Styrofoam tray to work on
• Cotton balls
• Hole punch
• Black sharp-pointed marker
• Thin ribbon

What you do:
1. Use the white crayon to trace around your hand on the black paper. Cut the hand shape out.
2. Cover the palm of the hand and the base of the thumb and fingers with glue. Then attach cotton balls to make a sheep.
3. Punch an eye for the sheep from the brown paper. Use the black marker to draw a dot in the center of the eye for a pupil. Glue the eye to the middle of the thumb.
4. Tie a piece of thin ribbon around the base of the thumb to form a neck for the sheep. Tie the ribbon in a bow.



Games

sermon4kids.com- Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf? group activities (games)

ezinearticles.com- Stray Sheep Game (scroll down for this)


Introduce game: What does a shepherd do? What happens if one lamb is missing?

What Lamb Is Missing?

Need: Nothing

Directions: Students sit in a group on the floor. One student is “It” and must turn around and hide their eyes. Another student is picked by the teacher and they go outside of the room. “It” then must guess what lamb is missing. Whoever was the lost lamb is now “It”.


The Lost Sheep Hide and Seek- A great activity game to go with the Bible story. (Super Bible Game Book by Linda Standke, page 146 for game piece and page 146 for directions).



Herding Sheep Game

Need: Balloons and a staff

Pick one student and have them stand beside you in front of the class. Place an empty box on its side at the opposite end of the room.

Say: Let's practice being shepherds. First we need some sheep. Let's pretend these are sheep. (Put 1 balloon on the floor in front of the student). Here is your shepherd's staff (hand student a staff). Take your staff and herd your sheep into the pen (the empty box turned on its side). Hold your staff pointing down so no one gets poked, and be careful you don't hurt your sheep. Guide it gently – don’t push it from behind, but stand in front of it and coax it along. (Encourage student as they guide their sheep.)

Say: This is not a race, we just want each person to have a turn. When you get your sheep in the pen, pick it up and walk back to me and give me the staff and the sheep.

When each student has had a turn, ask the following questions:

Was it easy to make your sheep go where you wanted them to go?
• Do you think it's easy for shepherds to get sheep to go where the shepherds want them to go? Why or why not?
• It's hard to make balloons go where we want them to go, and it's even harder to take care of sheep because they sometimes run away or get lost.
• Do you remember our story from today?
• Who did it say is our shepherd? (The Lord, Jesus)
• Who are the sheep? (us)

Say: Jesus is our Good Shepherd, so when we follow him, we won't ever get lost.
• What are some things that kids your age might do to get “lost” and not follow Jesus? (not go to CCD or Mass, be unkind to family/friends, disobey parents, etc.)
• Why was the shepherd happy when he found the sheep? Why might he have been angry? Which is the more human reaction?

Say: We are all like sheep. There are so many things in the world that can ‘eat us up' if we get lost and if we don't have a good shepherd watching over us. Jesus is our good shepherd, so we will follow him.
• Do you think that Jesus is happy when we choose to follow him? Why or why not?



loyolapress.com- The Lost Sheep Game

mssscrafts.com- Sheep Cards (to play Memory)

sundayschoolresources.com- What do I do? Introduce game: Jesus wants us to follow him. What does that mean? Why does he want us to follow him? Let’s see if we are good followers and can do the right thing.

The Catholic Toolbox- Sheep Memory Game

The Catholic Toolbox- The Good Shepherd File Folder Game



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Dot-to-dot

sermons4kids.com- Maze

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

joanyedwards.com- Crossword



Snack

Introduce snack- What is Jesus sometimes called? The Good Shepherd

christiancrafters.com- Sheep Treat or Shepherd’s Rod Treat (scroll down about ¾ of the way)





Gospel for the Mass: 4/15/18- Luke 24:35-48








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


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Luke 24:35-48



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- Mission Impossible object lesson with coloring page

sermons4kids.com- Each One Reach One object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin

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

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- #1- I can tell my friends about Jesus.

sermons4kids.com- #2- I can tell my friends about Jesus.

4catholiceducators.com- He was made known to them in the breaking of the bread.

abdaacts.mywebcommunity.org- Jesus appears to his disciples.

mscperu.org- Breaking of the Bread clip art



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Taking the Stand group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Each One Reach One group activities (crafts)

Witness Bracelet Introduction- We are going to make a craft that can help us tell someone about Jesus. It is called a witness bracelet because telling someone what Jesus has done in you is called witnessing.

beau.org/~vickir/crafts- Witness Bracelets

just4kidsmagazine.com- Witness Bracelets


Make banners saying “Peace be with you.” or your favorite verse from the Gospel today out of felt, construction paper or foam sheets.

crayola.com- Mosaic Mini Banner

ehow.com- How To Make Christian Wall Banners


Make a bookmark of your favorite verse from today’s Gospel.


dltk-cards.com- Make your own bookmark from your favorite passage from today’s lesson.

creativity-portal.com- Blank bookmark templates. Three 2” x 8” blank rectangle bookmarks to download and print. Trim for smaller bookmark size. Use for collage, mixed media, and other bookmark making fun.

mssscrafts.com- Laced bookmarks with templates

meaningfulmamma.com- Bible Bookmark Craft

freekidscraft.com- Several different kinds of bookmarks to make

activitiesforkids.com- Make your own bookmarks and print them out.



Games

sermons4kids.com- Taking the Stand group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Each One Reach One group activities (games)

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


Play Bingo using words from today’s Gospel.

Bingo Card Makers:

teach-nology.com- 3 x 3 or 5 x 5 cards

dltk-cards.com- Custom Bingo Cards

bingo.saksena.net- Free Bingo Sheet Generator

eslactivities.com- Bingo Card Generator



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Maze

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedward.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

4catholiceducators.com- Crossword

joanyedward.com- Crossword



Quiz

sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice





Friday, January 19, 2018

Follow Me (file folder game)



This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on all activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.



Follow Me: See how well you know the disciples by playing this game.



Directions: Place your marker on START. Determine who goes first and play moves clockwise. The player to your left draws a card. On most of the cards are questions about the disciples. If you answer the question correctly you get to roll the die and move the number indicated on the die. If you answer the question incorrectly, you stay where you are. If the card says “Go Back 2” etc. you must follow the directions. If you land on the picture of a rooster, you lose your next turn. If you land on a space with a letter on it, the player must name a disciple whose name starts with that letter (Matthew 10:2-4). If the disciple has already been named earlier in the game, the player must identify another disciple starting with that letter. If the player is wrong or names a disciple that has already been specified, the player moves back to where they were. If all the disciples have been identified for that letter, then the list can be restarted. The first player to FINISH wins.


Follow Me Game- Directions, Game Board, Game Cards (100 question cards are posted)






Thursday, January 18, 2018

Disciples Cards




This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit.


Disciples Card Game- A fun way to review the names of the disciples by playing Memory or Go Fish


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

What did God make?






This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on all activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.


What did God make?: Identify whether or not God made it as you work around the board. The first player to FINISH wins.



What did God make?: Place your markers on the "START” space. The players roll a die and follow the directions on the space they landed on. If the player lands on a picture, they must tell whether or not God made it. If they are correct, they stay where they are. If they are not correct, they go back to where they were. The first player to FINISH wins. Continue playing to find out who comes in second, third, fourth, etc. place.


What did God make? Game- Directions and Game Board



Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord



Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22-32



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- Our God Is Faithful 100% object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- A Promise Is A Promise object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin

sundayschoollessons.com- Simeon Praises God in the Temple lesson

calvarycurriculum.com- Simeon and Anna lesson #169 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

ministry-to-children.com- Baby Jesus Presented in the Temple lesson

ministry-to-children.com- Bible Lesson: Simeon and Anna see the Savior

ministry-to-children.com- Video Bible Story: Simeon and Anna (Luke 2:25-40) Free Download

ministry-to-children.com- Lesson Skit “After Jesus’ Birth”

ministry-to-children.com- Jesus Presented (Luke 2:22-40) Sunday School Lesson

catholicicing.com- Ideas for Celebrating Candlemas- Feb 2

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

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

ehow.com- Children's Activities for the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

prayingforgrace.blogspot.com- Feast of Candlemas -- February 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord activities

fisheaters.com- Feast of the Purification (Candlemas)
Information, symbols, customs, food, readings



Coloring

sermons4kids.com- Simeon and Anna Thank God

sermons4kids.com- Simeon Recognizes Jesus

higherpraise.com- Simeon and Anna

theclipartwizard.com- The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple Coloring Pages


Crafts

sermons4kids.com- Our God is Faithful group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- A Promise Is A Promise group activities (crafts)

connectible.nz- Simeon and Anna crafts (scroll down to these)

biblefunforkids.com- Simeon and Anna Foldable

jesus-without-language.net- Anna and baby Jesus



February 2 is the feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus in the Temple. It commemorates Simeon’s famous prophecy that Jesus would be a “light of revelation to the Gentiles.” It is also known as Candlemas since it is the day that candles are blessed for use throughout the Church year.

Make candlemas

homemadeserentity.blogspot.com- Rolled Beeswax Candle Tutorial

abeautifulmess.com- Homemade Beeswax Candles

naturalsuburbia.com- Candlemas in the Southern Hemisphere

goldensunfamily.blogspot.com- Candlemas

freekidscrafts.com- Glowing Leaves
When you press flowers and leaves, they become thinner and light can shine through them. In this project, you simply decoupage pressed flowers and leaves to a votive cup and cover with tissue paper.

helloglow.co- Recycle Old Candles and Make Ice Candles

leftbraincraftbrain.com- Milk Carton Crayon Ice Candles
craftsbyamanda.com- Epson Salt Luminaries

allthumbscrafts.blogspot.com- Faux Stained Glass Votive (scroll down to this)

happyhooligans.ca- Create the Look of Stained Glass with Sharpie Markers and a Jar

marthasteward.com- Stamped Glass Candleholders



Make a Rosary and do the Joyful Mysteries

1- The Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary - Mary said, "Here am I, the servant of the Lord." (Luke 1:38)
2- The Visitation - Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:45)
3- The Birth of Jesus at Bethlehem (Luke 2:7)
4- The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:22)
5- The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:49)

catholicicing.com- Make A Giant Rosary With Kids

catholicicing.com- Make A Rosary Book

catholicicing.com- Make an edible rosary

catholicicing.com- How to Make a Rosary with Kids
A simple rosary that kids can make using supplies found at any craft store.

catholicicing.blogspot.com- Celebrating the Month of Rosary
Rosary ideas and crafts link up

through-my-is.blogspot.com- Spiritual Medicine Craft

Making a Rosary- Rosary background and information. Excellent step-by-step directions to make a simple rosary. (Kids Explore America’s Catholic Heritage, page 159-161).

e-scoutcraft.com- Making a rosary using Seine Twine Mason Line, 6 gold pony beads, and a small piece of leather

ehow.com- How To Make Rosary Beads

ehow.com- One-Decade Rosary Directions



Games

Our God is Faithful group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- A Promise Is A Promise group activities (games)

The Waiting Game- This icebreaker game will help your kids discover that God delivers on his promises even when waiting is part of his plan. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 157).


johnsonfamilytoday.blogspot.com- Rosary Hopscotch

fcpeace.com- A Very Enjoyable Rosary (game)
Left side of game board. Instructions for Printing: You can save the image to your files by clicking on the image with the right-side button of the mouse and selecting "Save Picture As..." to then print the picture later at home using your computer's printing program.

fcpeace.com- A Very Enjoyable Rosary (game)
Right side of game board.

fcpeace.com- A Very Enjoyable Rosary (game)
Blue question cards.

fcpeace.com- A Very Enjoyable Rosary (game)
Yellow question cards.









Rosary Bingo- Students play regular bingo, but they answer questions about the Rosary. The teacher asks one student at a time a question from the list. The student answers the question and the class looks for the word(s) on their bingo card. The first student who gets five in a row (up, down, across, or diagonal) on their bingo card first, wins. You can play in teams or individually. (The teacher can give the students some hints to help them answer the questions correctly if needed.)








The Holy Rosary Game- Practice reciting the Holy Rosary while you compete against others.



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Word Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Cryptogram

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

web.archiveorg- Crossword



Quiz

sermons4kids.com- Fill in the Blanks



Friday, January 12, 2018

Gospel for the Mass: 3/25/18- Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15: 1-39








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B 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.




Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15: 1-39



Activities

catholicmom.com- Click on the month. 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

mssscrafts.com- Mary Shows Her Love For Jesus with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs.

storage.cloversites.com- Jesus Was Anointed lesson with activities

ministry-to-children.com- Preschool Bible Lesson: Anointing of Jesus

mssscrafts.com- The Last Supper with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs.

missionarlington.org- The Last Supper (Mark 14:12-26) lesson with activities

mssscrafts.com- The Garden of Gethsemane with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs.

missionarlington.org- Jesus Arrested and On Trial (Mark 14:43-65) lesson with activities

mssscrafts.com- The Crucifixion with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs.

sundayschoollessons.com- Peter Hears a Roster Crow

sundayschoollessons.com- Pilate Calls Jesus King lesson

missionarlington.org- Jesus is Crucified (Mark 15:1-47) lesson with activities

word-sunday.com- 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

storage.cloversites.com- Color by Number on page 11

storage.cloversites.com- Jesus Was Anointed coloring on page 12

lambsongs.co.nz- Precious Ointment (booklet or one page story to print out and color)

sermons4kids.com- Last Supper coloring

supercoloring.com- Last Supper Of Jesus coloring page

gardenofmary.com- The Last Supper Coloring Page

supercoloring.com- The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci coloring page

lambsongs.co.nz- Jesus Eats With His Friends (Last Supper), Jesus Is Taken To The High Priest, Peter and the Rooster, Jesus and Pontius Pilot (booklet or one page story to print out and color)

apples4theteacher.com- Crown of Thorns

sermons4kids.com- Crucifixion



Crafts

jesus-without-language.net- Mary’s Perfume Craft

catholicicing.com- Last Supper Craft

frillsflffandtrucks.blogspot.com- Stained Glass Cross Craft Tutorial

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

daniellesplace.com- Cross Crafts- Several cross crafts listed

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

catholicicing.com- Crown of Thorns Crafts



Games

Building My Cross (Good Friday)- During this game, children will build a cross for themselves and discover Jesus took their place. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 147.

classroom.synonym.com- Christian Games for Kids to Play About the Salvation

The Catholic Toolbox- Jesus Is Our Savior File Folder Game
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- The Last Supper (file folder game)



Puzzles

biblewise.com- Crown of Thorns (maze)

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Crossword





Gospel for the Mass: 3/18/18- John 12:20-33








*Be sure to check out Gospel for the Mass Year B 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 12:20-33



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- My Soul Is Troubled object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Show Us Your King object lesson

sermons4kids.com- The Power of His Love object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Hears the Voice of God lesson

missionarlington.org- John 12:20-26 lesson with activities

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- "And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself." John 12:32

catholicmom.com- “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.”

sermons4kids.com- Jesus going to the cross.



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- My Soul Is Troubled group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- The Power of His Love group activities (crafts)


Make a banner of your favorite verse from the Gospel today out of felt, construction paper or foam sheets.

crayola.com- Mosaic Mini Banner

ehow.com- How To Make Christian Wall Banners


Make a bookmark of your favorite verse from today’s Gospel.

dltk-cards.com- Make your own bookmark from your favorite passage from today’s lesson.

creativity-portal.com- Blank bookmark templates. Three 2” x 8” blank rectangle bookmarks to download and print. Trim for smaller bookmark size. Use for collage, mixed media, and other bookmark making fun.

mssscrafts.com- Laced bookmarks with templates

meaningfulmamma.com- Bible Bookmark Craft

freekidscraft.com- Several different kinds of bookmarks to make

activitiesforkids.com- Make your own bookmarks and print them out.



Games

sermons4kids.com- My Soul Is Troubles group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- The Power of His Love group activities (games)


Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there also will my servant be. The Father will honor whoever serves me. John 12:26

Are we ready to take up our cross, and follow Jesus’ lead and example? Troubles come for the very reason that Jesus said -- so that God's name will be glorified. Why do troubles come into our life? Troubles come for the very reason that Jesus said -- so that God's name will be glorified. People who followed the example of Jesus when they faced trouble in their life glorify God.

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD File Folder Game & Moral Dilemmas Game


If we want to understand and see Jesus, we must show others Jesus and his love by the way we treat them and how we live our lives.

The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game

The Catholic Toolbox- Golden Rule (file folder game)

The Catholic Toolbox- How Rude! (file folder game)

The Catholic Toolbox- I’m Sorry (file folder game)



Puzzles

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Search

joanyedwards.com- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Word Jumble

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

joanyedwards.com- Crossword



Quizzes

sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice