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The children will have memorized the Hail Mary.
Hail Mary, (Lift your right hand pointing to the sky.)
Full of grace, (Lift your left hand pointing to the sky.)
The Lord is with you. (Bring your hands down folded near your heart.)
Blessed are you among women, (Take your right hand and sweep it across your body pointing to all the girls in the group around you.)
And blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus. (Pretend you are rocking a baby in your arms.)
Holy Mary, (Lift your right hand pointing to the sky.)
Mother of God, (Lift your left hand pointing to the sky.)
Pray for us sinners, (Bring your hands down folded near your heart.)
Now (Point down to the ground with both hands.)
And at the hour of our death. (Point to a pretend watch on your wrist.)
Amen. (Bring hands together folded near your heart.)
You may need to repeat the prayer with its gestures at the end of the session for repetition and practice.
If there are children in your group with special needs (physical, visual, hearing, language, or behavioral disabilities), adapt the activity accordingly.