This month’s special events are:
Mary, Mother of God Octave Day of Christmas
churchyear.net- Mary Mother of God History, Information, Prayers, Resources, Traditions, & More
wf-f.org- history, hymns, readings for the day, etc.
tiredtwang.blogspot.com- Mary, Mother of God coloring
fcpeace.com- Memory game on the feast of Mary
thatresourcesite.com- Our Lady Match-up Game
What is your favorite title for Mary? Our Holy Mother Mary is known by many titles. Many of them correspond to her apparitions around the world at various times in our history. Introduce young Catholics to Our Lady with this matching game using titles and classic images of our Holy Mother.
The Epiphany of the Lord
thereligionteacher.com- Feast of the Epiphany in the Modern Day- Lesson Plan Activities
Wise Men- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets
Baptism of the Lord
Baptism of Jesus File Folder Game- The object of the game is to get to the Baptism of Jesus first by answering questions and following directions on the spaces along the way.
Baptism of Jesus- Pre K – K lesson plan with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, Handwriting Sheets, Mini Books, etc.
Jesus is Baptized- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets
National Sanctity To Life Day
Pro Life Activities- Stumped for activities concerning Pro Life ? Here are a few that your students might enjoy.
4 pages of dominosLook Who’s Growing Dominos- A fun way to educate young students that babies grow into adults to help promote Pro Life.
Look Who’s Growing- This game provides an entertaining way to educate students about pregnancy and fetal development to help promote Pro Life.
Copyright 2012 Laura Grace
About the Author
Laura Grace was a special education teacher years ago and has taught CCD for 16 years. She has been a contributor at catholicmom.com since 2006, is part of the Gospel Reflections Team, and creates lesson plans for religious education and homeschooling. In 2008 Laura started her own blog, The Catholic Toolbox where she posts activities, crafts, games, worksheets, puzzles, lesson plans, classroom tips, etc. for all ages.