Celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God
Use this unit study to help teach children that the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of God and our heavenly mother as well. This lesson develops the theme that our mothers, heavenly and earthly, are important, and it is based on the Gospel of St. Luke 2:16-21.
New Year’s Day is the liturgical Solemnity of Mary Mother of God. We celebrate that the Blessed Virgin is the mother of Jesus, as well as the heavenly mother of each of us. We are all her heavenly sons and daughters, and we should seek her prayers and intercession. No one is perfect except Christ and the Blessed Virgin, so she truly is the perfect mother.
This fun unit study is suited for a CCD or Religious Education class. It may also be used for Sunday School programs or as homeschool materials.
This unit study includes:
-Student and Teacher Cover Sheets
-Student lesson Worksheets
-Inclusive Teacher Guide
-Our Mothers Are Very Special! Poster
-Four Lesson Terms Word Wall Pieces
-Our Mothers Are Very Special! Trace & Color Sheet in Manuscript & Cursive
-Our Mothers Are Very Special! Coloring Sheet
-Write About It Notebooking Sheet
-How to Show My Earthly Mother That I Love Her Get the Gospel Trading Card
-Mary Is Our Heavenly Mother Poster
-Mary Is Our Heavenly Mother Pop-Up Figure
-Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, Mary Is the Mother of God Mini-Book
-Mary Is the Mother of God Picture Puzzle
(4 Levels) 4pc., 9pc., 12pc., 20pc.
-Mary Is the Mother of God Cut-N-Paste Activity
There are opportunities in this lesson for Scripture reading, class or small group discussion, writing, drawing, and coloring. Teachers are encouraged to use the lesson and activities to fit the needs or abilities of students or to meet the allotted class schedule.
Age: Gr. 2-5
Week: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Cycle A)
Focus: Mary is the Mother of God.
Theme: Mary is our heavenly mother.
Gospel: Luke 2:16-21
CCC: 525-526, 963-970