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Focus on Teaching About Mercy and Forgiveness.

Help young Catholics better understand the parable of the Prodigal Son by providing twelve words that can build meaning for children.  When the words are read down each column, they reiterate the plot of the parable.   The puzzle is based on Luke 15:11-32.  A bit of color is used to add interest, although this word search may be printed in grayscale as well.  An answer sheet is included in the file.

This word search features the following terms:

  • parable
  • prodigal
  • son
  • leaves
  • home
  • wastes
  • everything
  • poor
  • returns
  • home
  • father
  • forgives

Age: Elem+
Focus: Word recognition
Theme: Parable of the Prodigal Son, mercy, forgiveness

This puzzle is only one small part of That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids featuring the 4th Sunday of Lent (Liturgical Cycle C), which may be downloaded below.

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 4th Sunday of Lent (Cycle C)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 4th Sunday of Lent (Cycle C)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the 4th Sunday in Lent. Use this unit study to help teach children that God is merciful and forgiving and expects us to be the same toward others based on the Parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15:1-3, 11-32. In this week’s...
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