As you discuss stories and themes from the Gospel of Matthew with children, consider these creative activities and crafts:
Children can learn more about Matthew’s Gospel with online activities from the Finding God Activity Finder:
The young people will identify the parables of Jesus through signs and symbols.
Forgive Us Our Trespasses
The young people will reflect on the relationship between forgiveness and celebrating the Eucharist.
Jesus Said No—Can You?
To help the children understand that they are following Jesus' example when they make good choices
Acting Out the Journey of the Wise Men
Children will examine the story of the Three Wise Men.
Miracles of Jesus
The young people will identify messages associated with the miracles performed by Jesus