Click on the links below to download each item
- Sunday’s Gospel
- Coloring Page
- Mass Worksheets – 7-10, 11-14
- Advent at CatholicMom.com – see below in "Extra Activities"
- Current CatholicMom.com Contests
- Word Search – not available until after Christmas – please enjoy our extra Advent activities!
- Crossword – not available until after Christmas – please enjoy our extra Advent activities!
- Lesson Plan
- Advent at CatholicMom.com
- 2009 Advent Wreath Coloring Page
- Current CatholicMom.com Contests
- Puppet/skit scripts at CatholicMom.com
- Teaching Catholic Kids - Great Resources from Our Sunday Visitor
- To Teach – Great Resources from USCCB – Charity in Truth (Caritas In Veritate)
Pre-K Lesson Plans:
We will be providing weekly Pre-K lesson plans this year. These do not coincide with the Sunday Liturgy of the Word, but are specifically created for Catholic Pre-K learners.
- The Birth of Jesus
- Thank You God! (Terrific for Thanksgiving!)
- Joshua and Jericho
- Joseph and His Wonderful Coat
- Prayer – I Can Talk to God
- Noah’s Ark
- Adam and Eve
- God Made Me and I’m Special
- Creation Day Seven – On the Seventh Day God Rested
- Creation Day Six – Animals on Land and Man
- Creation Day Five – Creatures in the Seas and Sky
- Creation Day Four – Sun, Moon and Stars
- Creation Day Three – Seas, Lands and Plants
- Creation Day Two – God Created the Sky
- Creation Day One – God Created Light
Religious Education Resource Articles:
- Story Sequencing Activities
- Assessing Student Progress
- Using Technology in Your Classroom
- How to Keep Disruptive Behavior Down to a Minimum
- Organize Your Materials
- Introductory Letter to Parents
- Lesson Planning
- Discipline in the Classroom
- Helping Hands Chart
- Special Needs Students – Information to Gather from Parents
- Preparing Your Religious Education Classroom
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About the Author
Laura Grace 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 A. is a student who enjoys her faith and writing. Margaret Dwyer, a wife and mother of 4 children, lives in Easton, MA and runs Vacation Bible School at her parish in addition to teaching CCD and serving on the Pastoral Council. Margaret credits a friend's persistent urging to pray the Rosary and attend Mass during the week during a difficult time as a pivotal moment in her life, and feels called to bring Catholics to a deeper faith life by promoting the sacraments and the Rosary!