Sunday, February 7, 2021

Gospel for the Mass: 5/20/21- John 20:19-23 and Pentecost Sunday








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John 20:19-23 or John 15:26-27; 16:12-15 and Pentecost Sunday



Resources

newadvent.org- Holy Ghost/Holy Spirit

everystudent.com- Who is the Holy Spirit?

ewtn.com- The Holy Spirit: Basic Doctrine, Reflections, Prayers, Church Documents, etc.

godonthe.net- The Holy Spirit



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.

4catholiceducatiors.com- Resources on the Sunday Readings (John)

loyolapress.com- Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families

kidssundayschool.com- A Heart for Jesus
The Holy Spirit can reach our heart no matter how much we may have sinned.

sundayschoollessons.com- Jesus Tells His Disciples What To Do (John 20: 19 – 23) lesson

missionarlington.org- Lesson: The Helper (John 20:19-23) with activities

bible.org- Mission: Possible (John 20:19-23) lesson

ministry-to-children.com- Jesus Lives (John 20:19-31) Sunday School Lesson on Doubting Thomas

word-sunday.com- The Power of God's Breath (scroll down to Gospel)

pinterest.ca- Pentecost Sunday School Activities

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

The Catholic Toolbox- Pentecost 1st Grade On Up lesson 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- John 20:19-31 Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources



Coloring

holyheroes.net- John 20:21-23 coloring

first-school.ws- Dove coloring page and handwriting sheet

apples4theteacher.com- Peace Dove coloring page

cbcgb.org- John 20:19-23

stlukeskck.org- John 20:19-23

churchpublishing.org- John 20:19-23 (page 41)



Crafts

sermons4kids.com- The Unseen Power group activities (crafts)

tenkidsandadog.blogspot.com- Pentecost Windsock

The Catholic Toolbox- Tongues of Fire Headband (a fun craft to remind children what flickered around the disciple’s heads, but did not burn them)

dltk-bible.com- Dove Crafts

daniellesplace.com- Dove Peace Sunday School Craft (scroll down to Peace)

enchantedlearning.com- Peace Dove 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).

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.)

cbc.ca- Water Bottle Wind Spirals

daniellesplace.com- Wind Twirlers
An easy craft made out of fun foam (scroll down to this).

kids-leader.com- Peace Be With You Handprint Sign Craft



Games

sermons4kids.com- The Unseen Power group activities (games)

word-sunday.com- Family Balloon Race

daniellesplace.com- Tongues of Fire Bible Verse Review Game and Wind and Fire Relay (scroll down to these)


Who Has The Fire?

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 games 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. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on these activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.




The 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.








Fruits of the Holy Spirit (Catholic)- 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- Fruit of the Holy Spirit Bean Bag Toss (Catholic)



Puzzles/Worksheets

This activity below is free, however it can 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.

Holy Spirit- Handwriting and coloring sheet

craftingthewordofgod.com- Holy Spirit Puzzle

craftingthewordofgod.com- The Day of Pentecost Puzzle

twopaths.com- Pentecost and the Early Church (word search)

salfordliturgy.org- Word Search

web.archive.org- Word Search

web.archive.org- Crossword

sdc.me.uk- John 20:19-23 Worksheet

thekidsbulletin.com- John 20:19-23 Kid’s Bulletin (scroll down for this)

eaglechristianchurch.com- Small Group Questions “Commissioned” John 20:19-23 (these can easily be made into a worksheet)

liturgy.slu.edu- Discussion Questions for John 20:19-23 (scroll down to these that can easily be made into a worksheet)

catholicicing.com- Pentecost Notebooking Page

reallifeathome.com- Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit Worksheet Printables Packet

sacraparental.com- Pentecost Worksheet (scroll down to this and click on “their website” for pdf link)

web.archive.org- Holy Spirit Worksheets

smp.org- Gifts of the Holy Spirit
This worksheet is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can learn about the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit and use their own words to describe what each gift is.

smp.org- The Two Pentecosts
A chart used to draw parallels between the feasts of Shavuot and Christian Pentecost



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