Activity Objective

To identify sacraments as blessings we receive from God

Lesson Outcome

The children will be able to name and describe each of the seven sacraments.


  • Poster-size blank paper
  • Markers, crayons, and colored pencils


  • Remind the children that the sacraments are blessings (favors or good things) we receive from God. Tell them that they are going to do an activity regarding the sacraments.
  • Invite the children to pair off.
  • Explain that each pair will choose a different sacrament to illustrate.
  • Distribute the art supplies.
  • Instruct the children to create posters that illustrate the sacraments as blessings from God.
  • Invite the pairs to present their posters to the group and explain their illustrations.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart

Approximate Time

10 minutes


Circulate among the pairs as they work, providing encouragement and ideas for illustrations, if necessary.