Get-Out-and-Celebrate Commercials

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Get-Out-and-Celebrate Commercials

Activity Objective

To describe the image of the vine and the branches

Lesson Outcome

The children will express their understanding of Jesus' imagery of the vine and branches.


  • Colored paper
  • Poster paper
  • Markers and crayons


  • Invite the children to share what they know about the Communion of Saints and Jesus' story of the vine and its branches.
  • Share with the children how they can stay in contact with Jesus and the Church by celebrating the lives of those who model saintly behavior.
  • Gather the children into groups of four and ask them to create a commercial or advertisement that encourages others to celebrate All Saints and All Souls Day.
  • Encourage the groups to think of saints or people in their lives who live as Jesus wants us to.
  • For groups that choose to create advertisements, provide them with poster paper and coloring materials.
  • When the groups have finished, invite them to share their commercials or advertisements with the entire group.


Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Body Smart, People Smart

Approximate Time

20 minutes


Walk among the groups as they work to answer any questions that might arise.