Teach a Fun Lesson Using the God Forgives Me Display Activity.
Need a unique lesson to help teach Catholic kids about God's mercy and forgiveness? Why not try our God Forgives Me Display Activity, which is perfect for a CCD or Religious Education class. Not only does it incorporate group discussion as a teaching tool, but it can accommodate any number of students.
Help children learn that God’s loving mercy is offered to all people. Using a parable, Christ teaches that God loves all of His children and wants all of them to be close to Him. He also wants us to forgive each other as well. In this activity,
As part of this activity, children will focus on how it might feel before one is forgiven by God and after he/she receives mercy and forgiveness. The inspiration for this lesson is the Parable of the Prodigal Son in the Gospel of St. Luke 15:11-32.
God Forgives Me Display Activity
This Religious Education lesson not only teaches kids about God's mercy and Christ's desire for us to forgive each other but it also creates a unique display. Teachers may use the completed pieces to decorate a classroom, bulletin board, hallway, or learning area.
To use the lesson, first print the materials out to accommodate the number of students. Next, prepare the pieces as suggested in the instructions. Then, hold your class discussion using the lesson sheets for guidance. Finally, create the display as directed in the sample layout shown.
This activity is designed for group use. It can comfortably accommodate a class of almost any size. And because the lesson file includes just about everything you need, it is easy to deliver. Teachers must provide art supplies, a Bible, and materials to put up the display. Find Scripture references and CCC notations for those instructors needing a bit of support.
This Display Activity is only one small part of our Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Lent (Cycle C).
Focus: Group learning and discussion, creating a classroom wall display
Theme: God's mercy and forgiveness, Parable of the Prodigal Son, Sacrament of Reconciliation