New online reproducibles: A Christmas crossword and more
Reproducible activities with Advent and Christmas themes are featured in the Holiday Season 2013 edition of PGW Online – a service of the
Pflaum Gospel Weeklies. Included are a Christmas crossword, a “Gifts for Baby Jesus” activity, and a “Countdown: 20 Days Until Christmas” calendar for younger children. For older students: a “What is Advent” decoding game and a “Five Saints of Advent” activity. Click PGW Online Activities in the menu at left to register. It’s free!
Try blowing bubbles to teach about the Holy Spirit
Young children at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Edinburg, TX, learn about the Holy Spirit by blowing bubbles. Sister Bonnie McHugh, the DRE
asks how bubbles are made – with their
breath. After this activity, she finds
it easier for children “to relate to the
Holy Spirit as God who may be breath we
don’t ‘see,’ but God who has great
beauty, power, and strength.” Read more
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Save on inspirational Christmas gifts for catechists
Let catechists – and teachers too – know how much you appreciate all they do with a Christmas gift that will help them grow in faith, knowledge, and confidence. Three of our most popular titles,
Prayers for Catechists, Called to Be a Catechist, and
A Guide for the Reluctant Catechist, are available at reduced pricing through Dec. 7 only. So is the Catechist Success Kit, a unique packet of all three books.
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