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Catholic Kids Activities for First Penance & Reconciliation

Young children who are preparing for First Penance & Reconciliation sometimes need additional
support to master key concepts, such as the difference between a sin and a mistake or the
ideas found in the parables of the Lost Sheep and the Prodigal Son. The reproducible activities
in this digital download include puzzles, cut and paste activities, ideas for discussions and important
comprehension points as well as review cards and games. Answer Key is included. Help your students
prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation when they need additional support and practice! Digital
download from Teacherspayteachers.com only $4.00

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Read-to-Me Jesus Stories & Activities

By Marianne Lenihan. Use this reproducible book to teach a Gospel story, as a supplement
to a core lesson, to support teaching about events celebrated during the liturgical year, and
as a resource to enhance sacramental instruction. Each story is retold for young children and
is accompanied by an activity. Some of the stories included in this book are: the Nativity, the
Child Jesus in the Temple, John the Baptist, the Great Commandment, the Prodigal Son, Jesus
Heals a Young Girl, the Good Samaritan, the Beatitudes, the Lost Sheep, Zacchaeus, Five
Loaves and Two Fish, the Entry into Jerusalem, Good Friday, Jesus Rises from the Dead, Jesus
Ascends into Heaven, and the Holy Spirit Comes. (48 pages) $12.95

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100+ Confirmation Activities, Games, Projects & Puzzles

Looking for ideas to help your students prepare for Confirmation? This book contains:

- Icebreakers
- Discussion Starters
- Inspirational Quotes
- Review Games
- Activities
- (Almost) Instant Service Projects
- Service Projects
- Reproducible Self-Assessments
- Reproducible Puzzles
- Reproducible Learning Cards

There are countless ways to use the materials and ideas in this book. Your students will
experience meaningful and challenging ways to explore what they are learning and integrate
it into their daily lives! (80 pages, $12.95)

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Catholic Kids Holy Week Retreat Book

The reproducible retreat materials in this book enable children to enter into the events
of Holy Week. Children ages 6 thru 12 explore these through discussion, crafts, games,
puzzles, and a skit. The retreat has a multi-faceted learning approach that addresses the
different learning styles children have and is designed to last approximately 3-4 hours.
Easy to organize, this Lenten children’s event provides an opportunity to focus children’s
faith formation on the important events of the Passion story. (32 pages) $12.95

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Catholic Kids Character Builder Puzzle Book

Reproducible puzzle pages for children ages 9+ reinforces learning and practice of basic
concepts key for moral development. Word Searches, Crossword puzzles, Decoding,
Matching, Word Jumbles, Sentence Jumbles for facts about Jesus and other role models
such as Mary and the saints, Scripture such as the Ten Commandments, Virtues, Social
Ideals, and Qualities such as compassion, patience, respecting life, honoring God and more.
(48 pages) $12.95

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Catholic Kids Easter Season Puzzle Book

Reproducible puzzle pages for children ages 9+ including Word Searches, Crossword puzzles,
Decoding, Word Jumbles, more! Reproducible pages include puzzles on Easter Sunday as
well as the Easter Season, including Post-Resurrection appearances, the Ascension and
Pentecost. (32 pages) $12.95

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Hurray for Jesus! Early Childhood Activity Pages

These reproducible activity pages introduce young children (ages 3 thru 5) to the story of Jesus
and some key Christian beliefs by using the skills they are mastering--counting, learning the
alphabet, recognizing symbols and shapes, matching, tracing (small motor control), identifying
similarities and differences, etc. Some of the included pages are: J is for Jesus, G is for God,
Jesus Lived in a Family, Jesus Made Friends, Things That Jesus Did, Jesus Blessed Children,
Jesus Told a Story about a Lost Sheep, Jesus Ate a Last Supper with His friends, Jesus Saves Us,
B is for Bible, Jesus Prayer Card, and Trace and Color Shapes: Cup and Bread, Grapes, Sheep.

Digital Download Only. Available from

www.teacherspayteachers.com $4.00

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Catholic Kids Skits

These reproducible activity pages introduce young children (ages 3 thru 5) to the story of Jesus and
some key Christian beliefs by using the skills they are mastering--counting, learning the alphabet,
recognizing symbols and shapes, matching, tracing (small motor control), identifying similarities and
differences, etc. Some of the included pages are: J is for Jesus, G is for God, Jesus Lived in a Family,
Jesus Made Friends, Things That Jesus Did, Jesus Blessed Children, Jesus Told a Story about a Lost
Sheep, Jesus Ate a Last Supper with His friends, Jesus Saves Us, B is for Bible, Jesus Prayer Card,
and Trace and Color Shapes: Cup and Bread, Grapes, Sheep.

48 pages, $12.95

Digital Download Only. Available from

www.teacherspayteachers.com $4.00

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Catechist Support Kit

Volunteer catechists need basic advice on how to plan a lesson, conduct a class and manage
student behavior. Even ideas for activities and projects are welcomed by your catechists. This
reproducible book provides just this kind of support. While not a substitute for catechetical
training, it is intended to offer assistance to catechists in teaching lessons and classroom
management. Reproducible pages include: Learning Styles and Faith Formation, Do's and Don'ts
During a Lesson, How (Not) to Talk to Children, Class Management, Staying Cool Under Pressure,
Addressing Student Misbehavior, Learning Challenge Adaptations, Leading a Good Discussion,
15 Ways to Pray with Children, and more! (24 pages) $12.95

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Catholic Kids Sacraments Puzzle Book

Reproducible puzzle pages on each sacrament as well as puzzles on the sacraments in general.
For children ages 9 and up. Includes Word Searches, Crossword puzzles, Decoding, and much
more! (64 pages) $12.95

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Catholic Kids Mass & Liturgical Year Puzzle Book

Reproducible puzzle pages for children ages 9+ including Word Searches, Crossword puzzles,
Decoding, and much more! Reproducible pages include puzzles on the Mass in general as well
as Mass responses, the parts of the Mass, sacred furnishings, the liturgical seasons and major
holy days. (32 pages) $12.95

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Catholic Kids Bingo

Reproducible book contains cards and call lists for two Bingo games: Mass & Sacraments and
Being Catholic. Help students build vocabulary, reinforce comprehension of key concepts, and
deepen knowledge of Catholic faith. (32 pages) $12.95