Sunday, February 8, 2009

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Gospel Activities for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Click on the links below to download each item:

  • Sunday’s Gospel
  • Coloring Page
  • Mass worksheets – 7-10, 11-14
  • Lesson Plan
  • Word search – Puzzle, Solution
  • Crossword puzzle – Puzzle
    We are having a software issue and this week’s puzzle solution is not available online. The solutions are:  1. demons;  2. waited;  3. Simon.  Sorry for any inconvenience – we hope to have this resolved soon!
  • Extra activities:
    • Puppet/skit scripts at CatholicMom.com
    • February CatholicMom.com Book Club selections
    • Valentine’s Day Resources
    • A Spiritual Bouquet for Valentine’s Day
    • The Golden Rule File Folder Game:
      Introduction: Jesus was always kind and helpful to the people he met.  Jesus showed his love by caring for those who needed his healing touch.  The next time you want to let someone know how much you care for them, remember that we show others we care, not just by sending flowers and gifts, but by showing acts of kindness each and every day — just like Jesus did.

      • Directions – Print out Directions and keep inside file folder when not playing game.
      • Game Board – Print out Game Board, trim, and glue on the inside of the file folder. Laminate or cover file folder with clear contact paper to make it last.
        * Use these Game Cards or make your own. Print Game Cards out on card stock. Cut out Game Cards. Laminate or cover with clear contact paper to make them last. Only use the questions that are age appropriate for your students.
      • True or False Cards – Print out True or False cards out in light yellow card stock.
      • P’s & Q’s Cards – Print P’s or Q’s Cards out in blue card stock
    • Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game
      Introduction: Jesus was always kind and helpful to the people he met.  Jesus showed his love by caring for those who needed his healing touch.  The next time you want to let someone know how much you care for them, remember that we show others we care, not just by sending flowers and gifts, but by showing acts of kindness each and every day — just like Jesus did.

      • Directions – Print out Directions, cut it out, and glue on front of file folder.
      • Game Board – Print out Game Board, trim, and glue on the inside of the file folder. Make sure the directions are on the front of the file folder. Laminate or cover file folder with clear contact paper to make it last.
      • Tokens - Use these tokens or make your own. Print out several pages of tokens out on card stock. Cut out and laminate or cover with clear contact paper to make them last.
    • Name That Prayer File Folder Game:
      Introduction: Rising very early before dawn, Jesus went off to a deserted place to do what?  Pray
      Rising very early before dawn, he left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35

      • Directions - Print out Directions, cut it out, and glue on front of file folder.
      • Game Board - Print out Game Board, trim, and glue on the inside of the file folder. Make sure the directions are on the front of the file folder. Laminate or cover file folder with clear contact paper to make it last.
      • Question Cards - Print Question Cards out on card stock. Cut out Question Cards. Laminate or cover with clear contact paper to make them last. Use only the cards that reflect your student’s abilities.


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Laura Grace, has taught first grade religious education for over 15 years and writes our lesson plans from St. Nicholas Chapel at the Pax River Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland. Visit Laura at her blog at The Catholic Toolbox. Elyse is a homeschool mom of 6 kids. She currently lives in Maine with her husband, Rusty, who is retired from the Air Force. Her time is split between teaching her kids, learning how to run a farm, and keeping the woodstove stoked! Lisa Hendey is the founder and webmaster of CatholicMom.com and loves to color and work puzzles!

4 Comments

  1. whenever I click on the link to get activity sheets for the Gospel readings–I get an error message. Am I doing something wrong or is this part of your site still being worked on??

  2. Debbie, I am sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve rebuilt a few of the broken links, so please refresh the page and try again. Also, these are PDF files that will need to be downloaded. Hope this helps. Lisa

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