In Lesson #9, the children will celebrate the Church's birthday by: PDF for Lesson #9 Make "Happy Birthday, Church!" hat Decorate cupcakes, sing "Happy Birthday!", blow out candles that relightListen to a story about PentecostBlow birthday blowoutsPlay "Pin the Flame … [Read more...] about Lesson #9 – Happy Birthday Church! (Pentecost)
Ascension – Pentecost Craft
Little Lambs meets monthly so I wanted a craft that includes Ascension AND Pentecost. After an internet search, I found this and this to use for Ascension but nothing for both. I decided to adapt this craft and make it for both Ascension and Pentecost. How to make: … [Read more...] about Ascension – Pentecost Craft
Stations of the Cross Booklets for Preschool/Kindergarten
The most powerful and meaningful times that I have prayed the Stations of the Cross is with preschool and kindergarten age children during Little Lambs classes. Believe me, I never dreamed that it could be like that. But it is! Most of the children have not only never prayed … [Read more...] about Stations of the Cross Booklets for Preschool/Kindergarten
Days of Creation Game
Here's an easy-to-make game to play to learn about the 7 days of creation. Print it on 14" x 8.5" or 17" x 11" paper or cardstock. I like to use cardstock because the children are taking the games home and it is a little more durable when made out of cardstock. This is a … [Read more...] about Days of Creation Game
Days of Creation Puzzles
The Days of Creation puzzles are a fun way to learn about the 7 days of creation. Children do not need to know what God created each day in order to do these puzzles. In fact, it is fun to watch the different ways that children figure out how to do these puzzles. Some children … [Read more...] about Days of Creation Puzzles
Liturgical Year Calendar for Children — Updated for 2022-2023
There are so many calendars in our lives: calendars that begin in January, school calendars that begin in August, summer sports calendars that begin in April,... With all these calendars it is so easy to not realize or to forget that there is a Church Year calendar, a … [Read more...] about Liturgical Year Calendar for Children — Updated for 2022-2023
Paper Stable for Nativity Figures
I wanted each of the children in my Little Lambs classes to have a nativity scene to take home. The nativity scene had to be inexpensive (because there were 35 kids!). I also wanted it to have figures that did not fall over easily and that the kids would want to play … [Read more...] about Paper Stable for Nativity Figures
The Ten Lepers Puppets
I like to give children an easy way to remember and to share with others the Bible stories we learn about in Little Lambs. For the Ten Lepers story, I made some puppets with jumbo craft sticks (tongue depressor size -- 11/16" x 6"). These puppets are easy to make. Print the … [Read more...] about The Ten Lepers Puppets
Life-Size Game Board: The Kids Love It!
The kids love to play this game! It is a great way to review a lesson and have lots of fun at the same time! I used colored cardstock. Sometimes I leave the cardstock blank. Other times I put a different picture on each color of cardstock. You will need one of each color of … [Read more...] about Life-Size Game Board: The Kids Love It!
I Love to Teach Little Lambs!
I love to teach Little Lambs!.... But the first couple of years of teaching Little Lambs, was not easy. I was trying to figure out how to do it. I knew that I wanted at least one parent to come to class with their child (3-years-old through kindergarten). My experience … [Read more...] about I Love to Teach Little Lambs!