Lesson and Mobile Help Connect the Seven Sacraments for Young Catholics
Present the seven sacraments of the Catholic church with their individual uniqueness as well as the connections they have to one another as sacraments of initiation, healing and servitude.
Instructions for the lesson and the mobile's assembly are provided in this six-page download that asks children to visualize the sacraments as they color pieces to create a hanging masterpiece either at home or in a formal classroom setting.
This activity has been used successfully with children 7+ in a classroom setting within a 50-minute time frame.
The sacraments are presented in this version as: Baptism, Holy Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Holy Orders, Marriage, Anointing of the Sick.
Version 2 uses the title of Reconciliation in the Sacraments of Healing.
Age: Gr. 2+
Focus: Sacraments, creating a mobile, art, fine motor skills
Theme: Uniqueness of the individual seven sacraments of the Catholic church, Sacraments of Initiation, Sacraments of Healing, Sacraments of Servitude