Monday, December 2, 2019

Gospel for the Mass: 1/12/20- Matthew 3:13-17 (The Baptism of Jesus)

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Matthew 3:13-17

Activities Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc. 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. Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families Resources on the Sunday Readings Growing In Faith object lesson with coloring pages, group activities, puzzles, quiz, craft, worship bulletin, etc. Jesus is Baptized by John in the Jordan River lesson Jesus is Baptized and Brings the Good News lesson The Baptism of Jesus lesson with memory verse, questions, test, word search Jesus is Baptized lessons with discussions, take home sheets, color sheets, songs, crafts, snacks, etc. Jesus’s Baptism and Significance (Matthew 3:1-17) Sunday School Lesson Baptism of Jesus (Matthew 3:17) Preschool Sunday School Lesson Lesson with discussions, songs, crafts, games, questions, worksheets, memory work, etc.

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

The Catholic Toolbox- Jesus is Baptized lesson plan for 1st grade on up which consists of: 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? Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring Baptism of Jesus The Baptism of Jesus Jesus’ Baptism The Baptism of Jesus (with or without text) Jesus being baptized by John Matthew 3:13-17 (page 11)

Crafts I’m Proud of You group activities (crafts) John Baptizes Jesus Plastic Cup Craft

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). Dove Craft Peace Dove craft

Heavenly Doves- Make soap-on-a-rope doves to remind the children how baptism symbolizes that are sins are washed away. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Crafts for Children by Group Publishing, page 101.) Note: You can use a slightly greased cookie cutter to help children make the soap into the shape of a dove. Or the children can just make it into any shape they want. Tons of doves crafts posted here Jesus is Baptized Craft
An interactive craft that has a dove hover over Jesus’ head. Matthew 3
This is a more traditional craft for John the Baptist, it gives the wonderful illusion of water by using baking parchment to give the semi transparent quality of the river. It’s a really simple craft for any age and there are templates with and without the words showing for groups using different translations. Sunday School Baptism Craft (change this to Jesus being baptized)

Games I’m Proud of You group activities (games)

Jesus Basketball

Need: Trashcan and 2 balled up pieces of paper for balls

Introduce Game: Who did John baptize? (Jesus)

Directions: Put a trashcan against a wall. Have students line up in two teams behind a chair (to keep them from getting too close to basket). Students then play Horse Basketball, but spell Jesus. The first team that spells JESUS wins.

The Catholic Toolbox- Baptism of Jesus (file folder game)

The Catholic Toolbox- Sacrament of Baptism (file folder game)


More 365 Activities for Kids (do any of the Jesus and John the Baptist puzzles, mazes, dot-to-dot, spot the difference, etc. from August 16 - 17).

John Baptizes Jesus- Color the picture below according to the color code. There is something missing in the picture. Hint: It came from the sky. Draw the missing part. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus' Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 22).

Jesus is Baptized (find the hidden pictures)- Hidden Pictures Explore Hidden Treasures in God’s Word (Grade 1 – 3) by Linda Standke, page 18. Jesus is Baptized puzzles (anagrams, crosswords, cryptogram, mazes, word-mining sheets, word searches) The Baptism of Jesus (word search) The Baptism of Jesus from Matthew 3:13-17 (word search) The Baptism of Jesus from Matthew 3:17 (decoder) The Baptism of Jesus (word scramble) The Baptism of Jesus (crossword) The Baptism of Jesus (crossword) The Baptism of Jesus from Matthew 3:13-17 (crossword) Crossword Crossword

Quizzes The Baptism of Jesus (fill in the blanks with word bank) The Baptism of Jesus from Matthew 3:17 (fill in the blanks) Matthew 3:14-15 (fill in the blanks)

Worksheets The Baptism of Jesus Worksheet Celebrating Baptism (worksheet) Baptism Worksheet Baptism/Christening Worksheet and Info Baptism Activity Sheet (scroll down for this) My Baptism Worksheet Symbols of Baptism
This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. It invites students to reflect on the significance of key symbols used in baptism. Interview Questions about Your Baptism
This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students ask the provided to questions to adults who can tell them about the details of that student's baptism. A reflection on the significance of the sacrament is done at the at end of the interview. Telling a Story of Baptism Worksheet My Baptismal History Worksheet

Your Baptism- Circle the things that were part of your Baptism celebration. Color the pictures. (100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini, page 16).

The Sacrament of Baptism- Circle the correct answer. (100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini, page 17). Baptism (worksheets)

This worksheet 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 these activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.

Baptism worksheet- Follow the directions and fill in the blanks below to find out what happens after you are baptized.

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