Activities and ideas for you and your elementary children
Looking for middle and high school activities? Visit our teen resources page!
A reflection to start you off: Prayer: the Heart of the Matter
A Prayer for Protection in Time of Pandemic (from the Knights of Columbus, adapted from a prayer of Pope Francis)
Plus lots more reflections and activities can be found in our Inspire! magazine archive
- Scriptural Prayer: the Forgiving Father
- “Our Father” prayer reflection with hand motions
- How to Pray the Rosary
- Article: “Scriptural Prayer with Children”
- Article: “Deepen Devotion to Mary”
- “Deepen Devotion to Mary” associated activities
- Coloring page: Mary Trusts God
- Discover the Saints: St. Joseph (feast day March 19)
- How to use the Discover the Saints book
Dive in to the Bible
- Activity and article: Scripture with Children: Lights, Camera, Action!
- Article: Bring the Bible to Life: it's as Easy as A, B, C!
- Prayer: Ignatian Contemplation: Imaginative Prayer
- “Bible Passages for Special Times” with The Catholic Children's Bible
- Activity: “Unity Unscramble”
- When I'm Feeling...
- Article: “Bringing Lent to Life”
- Activity: “Flipping for Lent”
- Activity: “The Temptation of Jesus Chorus Play”
- Activity: “Examination of Conscience”
- Activity: “Jesus Prayer Maze”
- Activity: “Connecting to Jesus”
- Prayer and Activity: “Come Holy Spirit”