Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Gospel for the Mass: 11/3/19- Luke 19:1-10 (Jesus & Zacchaeus)

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Luke 19:1-10


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- Big or Small object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- A Little Man With A Big Problem object lesson with group activities, puzzles, craft, quizzes, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- Zacchaeus Goes Out On A Limb object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin

calvarycurriculum.com- Zacchaeus lesson #216 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets

sundayschoollessons.com- Zacchaeus Climbs Up To See Jesus lesson

sundayschoolsources.com- Zacchaeus lesson with discussions, songs, crafts, games, questions, worksheets, memory work, etc.

dltk-bible.com- Zacchaeus lesson with activities

ministry-to-children.com- Jesus & Zacchaeus Bible Lesson for Children

word-sunday.com- Second Chances (scroll down to Gospel)

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

Read story: “Zacchaeus” from (Snip-And-Tell Bible Stories by Karyn Henley, page 96 & 97). While reading the story do cut outs as the story unfolds. Then ask questions from below.

1. What did Zacchaeus do for a living? He was a tax collector.
2. Why did everyone not like him? He often took extra money and kept it for himself. He was dishonest.
3. Why could Zacchaeus not see Jesus? Because he was short.
4. What did he do so he could see Jesus? Climbed a tree.
5. Jesus taught Zacchaeus that what he did was wrong and to live in God’s way so what did Zacchaeus do? He gave half of his property to the poor and he would give back four times the amount he stole from others.

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

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


sermons4kids.com- Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

sermons4kids.com- Jesus and Zacchaeus

biblewise.com- Zacchaeus

funnycoloring.com- Zacchaeus and Jesus

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- Zacchaeus climbs a tree to see Jesus. (page 4)

coloringstar.com- Jesus and Zacchaeus

churchpublishing.org- Luke 19:1-10 (page 67)

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- Bible Story Mini Book to color (scroll down to this)

theclipartwizard.com- Several coloring pages posted and mini Bible Story Book to color

lambsongs.co.nz- Zacchaeus Climbs a Tree Bible story mini book or one page story to color (scroll down to this)


sermons4kids.com- Big or Small group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- A Little Man with a Big Problem group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Zacchaeus Goes Out On A Limb group activities (crafts)

sermons4kids.com- Make Your Own Periscope

Zacchaeus- Bible Story Wheel (Bible Wheels to Make and Enjoy by Carmen Sorvillo, page 51 & 52.)

daniellesplace.com- Several Zacchaeus crafts listed

pinterest.com- Zacchaeus

Introduce craft: What did Zacchaeus do for a living? How did he carry his money around?

Make a money bag out of paper or material and put play money inside.

artistshelpingchildren- Make Wallets or Purses. (You can cut the felt and punch holes in it with a hole puncher for the children to make it easier.)

Introduce craft: What did Zacchaeus do so he could see Jesus?

Zacchaeus in a Tree craft

mrs.jonescreationstation.com- The Story of Zacchaeus (craft)

churchhousecollection.blogspot.com- Zacchaeus and Jesus Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Kids in Sunday school or Children's Church

dltk-holidays.com- Tree

i.pinimg.com- Zacchaeus


sermons4kids.com- Big or Small- It Doesn’t Matter At All group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- A Little Man with a Big Problem group activities (games)

sermons4kids.com- Zacchaeus Goes Out On A Limb group activities (games)

jesus-without-language.net- Zacchaeus games listed

I Spy (Zacchaeus Sees Jesus)- This lighthearted game engages students with the story of Jesus and Zacchaeus. It could be played indoors, outdoors, or while traveling. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 86).

Zacchaeus, Come Down!- Blow up balloon and tie it off. Remind the students that the people did not want Zacchaeus to be with Jesus and they grumbled. Using masking tape, mark spots on the floor that the student must stand on. Have one student stand on each marker and tell the students that they must stay where they are standing (they cannot move their feet) and they have to keep Zacchaeus (the balloon) from touching the floor. The teacher starts the game by saying, “Zacchaeus, Come Down!” and tosses the balloon up high in the air for the students who must try to keep Zacchaeus from touching the ground using their hands.

The Catholic Toolbox- Zacchaeus, Come Down! (file folder game)

Forgiveness Frenzy- The Really Big Book of Bible Games, page 82.

daniellesplace.com- Several Zacchaeus games listed


christiancrafters.com- Zacchaeus Puppet Skit


Zacchaeus Climbs a Tree- Count the items in each row, then write the number next to that row. Color the pictures, too. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 56).

biblewise.com- Dot-to-dot

sermons4kids.com- Maze

biblewise.com- Jesus is going to Zacchaeus house. Which path will He take? (maze)

biblewise.com- Little Man in the Tree (maze)

365 Activities for Kids (do the Zacchaeus in the tree maze on October 23 or find the 10 differences puzzle on October 24).

dltk-bible.com- Zacchaeus Printable Activity Pages (mazes, anagrams, crossword puzzles, word search, cryptogram, mining sheets, etc.

sermons4kids.com- Word search

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- Word Shape

sermons4kids.com- Decoder

sermons4kids.com- Secret Message

sermons4kids.com- Crossword

4catholiceducators.com- Crossword

web.archive.org- Crossword


sermons4kids.com- Multiple Choice

gardenofpraise.com- Fill in the Blanks

sermons4kids.com- Fill in the Blanks

sermons4kids.com- True or False


4catholiceducators.com- 2 worksheets posted to print out (scroll down to these)

abrahamicfaith.org- Just A Normal Day (page 20)
Zacchaeus did not expect to be spending his evening with Jesus, but it happened. How about you? Fill in the following sections and try to visualize what a visit with Jesus could be like.

sdc.me.uk- Luke 19:1-10 Worksheet

ebiblestudy.org- Using your Bible, fill in the blanks below and answer the thought questions about choosing big—even if you are little.

calvarycurriculum.com- Zacchaeus lesson #216 with circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, underline the correct answer (page 3)


childrensministry.com- All Clear object lesson
Use this message to teach children about how God has forgiven us.

christiancrafters.com- Sin and Forgiveness object lesson

kidssundayschool.com- God's Forgiveness object lesson
This Object Talk will help demonstrate the power of God's forgiveness over our sins, and how the Holy Spirit can melt away the barriers that keeps us from Him.

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