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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Celebrate Baptism as Children of God Craft

SARA JONCKHEERE Through Baptism we become children of God and are claimed for Christ. While many of our students do not remember their own Baptism,...

Hosanna to the King of Kings! — Coloring Sheet for Palm Sunday

Here's a fun activity for children as the Church celebrates Palm Sunday. Click on this link to download a printable coloring sheet: Coloring Sheet (CFK) This is...

Classroom of Compassion

Three ingredients that foster warmth and support CARRIE SOUKUP A sweet boy in my fourth-grade class turned to his classmates for prayer. “My mom has cancer.”...

Your Faith as Salt of the Earth

We are called to be salt of the earth. We are sent to be Christ's light in the world.

Crafts for Catechesis: Seven Sacraments Stained-Glass Window

JESSICA GORDON This fun and colorful craft provides an excellent opportunity to teach children more about the sacraments instituted by Jesus Christ and how they...

Keeping Christ in the Center of Marriage

A Craft to Support a Lesson on Matrimony SARA JONCKHEERE The significance and meaning of the sacrament of Matrimony is not always easily understood by children....

First Reconciliation Prayer Bracelet

DIANE QUINTAL Children preparing for First Reconciliation at St. Stephen the First Martyr parish make Prayer Bracelets to encourage them to learn their prayers and...

Prayer Rocks

Let these decorated rocks prompt children to prayer.  SARA JONCKHEERE Editor's Note: This craft can be used by parents at home during this time. Perhaps the...

Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!

MARY ANN DOBBS 'Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!' was the theme for the religious education program at St. Roch Parish in Flat Rock, MI....

Free coloring pages — perfect for younger Catholic children!

Looking for coloring pages for kids? Pflaum Publishing is offering these free pages for download with art by Deacon Jim Burrows. They are great for...