Mary Name

Activity Objective

To teach the children that Mary is the Mother of the Church and our mother too

Lesson Outcome

The children will learn that Mary is a great example of what it means to obey God.


  • Crayons
  • Paper


  • On the left side of the board, write vertically the letters that spell Mary.
  • Encourage the children to brainstorm with you adjectives that start with each letter. Write these on the board.
  • Ask the children to copy the letters that spell MARY on the left side of their own papers.
  • Encourage them to choose two words from the board for each letter of Mary's name.
  • Once they are finished, encourage them to decorate their papers and share them with the group.
  • Conclude by reminding the children that Mary, Jesus' mother and Mother of the Church, is a good example for us.

Learning Styles

Word Smart

Approximate Time

20 minutes


Demonstrate writing the name Mary in the board first so the children have a model to follow.