Special Events for the Month








*This month’s special events are: Crowning of Mary and The Ascension of the Lord


Crowning of Mary

Crowning of Mary- During the Month of May -- a month both named for and dedicated to Mary -- Catholics have long honored her by placing a crown on her image. Here are some activities to help you celebrate the Crowning of Mary.






The Ascension of the Lord

gardenofpraise.com- Jesus Leaves Earth
On this website, all Ascension activities are interactive and include an Ascension Song, word searches, and a memory puzzle. Students can read the simple Ascension story on this website and produce a short presentation for the class, explaining what happened during the Ascension of Jesus. Level: Grades 3-6

Ascension of the Lord- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets

Birth of Jesus to Ascension Cards- Play Memory, Go Fish, or Sequencing with these cards. The cards can also help students establish the content and order of the Matthew, Mark and Luke (synoptic) gospels. Example: Take the gospel of Mark since it's the shortest and ask the students to take the cards and put them in the order which Mark mentions them in his book.

*If you want to play Bible Timeline Card Game, make sure you print out the action cards and follow the directions.










*This month’s special events are Pentecost Sunday, The Holy Trinity, The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.



Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Activities- activities, crafts, games, snacks, puzzles, worksheets, mazes, etc.

Holy Spirit- activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, etc.

Holy Spirit/Pentecost- (Pre K – K) lesson plan with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles

Pentecost- lesson plan for 1st grade on up with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets





The Holy Spirit File Folder Game- Work your way around the board and answer questions about the Holy Spirit. For 2nd grade on up. There are a lot of choices and possibilities for this game.








Fruits of the Holy Spirit (Catholic)- Spin the spinner and follow the directions. If you spin “Leader’s Space” you may change places with the leader and put his marker where you were. Make your way around the board answering questions about the fruits of the Holy Spirit. The first player to FINISH wins.







Fruit of the Holy Spirit Bean Bag Toss (Catholic)- Here is a fun way to learn the 12 fruits of the Holy Spirit from CCC1832.






The Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity- activities, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles, etc.



Holy Trinity File Folder Game- The objective of the game is to collect the most tokens by answering questions correctly about the Holy Trinity.


Game Board #1




Game Board #2





The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus


newadvent.org- Doctrinal explanations

fisheaters.com- Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, what it is, rituals involved, etc.

dailycatholic.org- Information and Mass

ewtn.com- The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (devotionals)

catholictradition.org- The Sacred Heart of Jesus (prayers, devotions, readings, etc.)

wf-f.org- information and activities

catholicmom.com- Sacred Heart of Jesus (lesson plan)



Coloring

benscoloringpages.com- Jesus sacred heart coloring page

littlejesusandme.blogspot.com- Sacred Heart of Jesus and Sacred Heart coloring pages



Crafts

wildflowersandmarbles.blogspot.com- Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft

thetuckerbunch.typepad.com- Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft

ponderedinmyheart.typepad.com- Solemnity of the Sacred Heart Craft
Prayer Cards (scroll down for download)

homeschoolingdownunder.blogspot.com- Sacred Heart Craft

ponderedinmyheart.typepad.com- Sacred Heart Wood Burning Craft (scroll down for this)

catholicicing.com- Sacred and Immaculate Heart Rosaries- A Fun Catholic Craft!

alice.typepad.com- Sacred and Immaculate Heart Dolls

catholicicing.com- Tie Dye Catholic Shirts- Sacred Heart, Immaculate Heart, & Divine Mercy







The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary


ewtn.com- The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary (devotionals)

newadvent.org- Nature and history of the devotion

wf-f.org- Information, readings, etc.



Coloring

littlejesusandme.blogspot.com- Immaculate Heart Stained Glass Color Page



Game

fcpeace.com- Memory game on the Feast of Mary