Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The Jesus Tree ~ Week Four

The kids are loving our Jesus Tree!

Today we read the story "Jesus Walks on the Water" from our New Catholic Picture Bible, then it was Chiquita's turn to put the symbol on our "tree."

The kids are also really enjoying the various coloring pages and activities that correspond to each story! There have been days that we have missed getting to all of it, so, this week, I made a folder for each of the kids containing all the pages we have studied so far. That way, when they want to color, they can pull out their folder and "catch up."

I'm sorry it has taken me so long to post our readings etc for next week... It has been taking a bit longer than I thought it would to find the corresponding coloring pages and activities. It's a good thing that I am able to do this late at night while I nurse my teething Snuggles :) I'm just wondering when that first tooth is going to finally pop out!?

Anyhow, here they are, and here are the links to week one, two and three.

Day 20 ~ The Cripple at the Pool

Symbol: Mat
Readings: Jn 5:1-15
NCPB: Page 129
Coloring: PDF file with Coloring page and many activities
Just for Fun: Healing at the Pool Word Search, Crossword, Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Day 21 ~ Nicodemus Comes to Jesus

Symbol: Dove on Water Drop
Readings: Jn 3:1-15
NCPB: Page 121
Coloring: Nicodemus talking to Jesus
Just for Fun: Nicodemus Word Search, Crossword Puzzle, Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Day 22 ~ Return of the Prodigal Son

Symbol: Ring
Readings: Lk 15:11-32
NCPB: Page 177
Coloring: Prodigal Returns
Just for Fun: Prodigal Son Activities

Day 23 ~ The Rich Man and Lazarus

Symbol: Angel
Readings: Lk 16:19-31
NCPB: Page 139
Coloring: Rich Man and Lazarus

Day 24 ~ The Call of Matthew

Symbol: Money Bag
Readings: Mt 9:9-13, Mk 2:13-17; Lk 5:27-32
NCPB: Page 137
Coloring: I had a hard time finding a color page for this one... We will either use a BW Graphic/Image or this picture of Jesus with his apostles...
Just for Fun: Calling of Matthew Word Search, Crossword

Day 25 ~ The Blind Man

Symbol: Eye
Readings: Jn 9:1-41; Mt 20:29-34; Lk 18:35-43
NCPB: Page 181
Coloring: Jesus Heals the Blind Man
Just for Fun: Jesus Heals a Blind Man Word Search

Day 26 ~ The Man with the Withered Hand

Symbol: Hand
Readings: Mt 12:9-13; Mk 3:1-5; Lk 6:6-10
NCPB: Page 145
Coloring: PDF FILE Jesus Heals a Crippled Hand Coloring and Activities

I hope you all are having a very Blessed Lent!


  1. looks like this is post haircut? looks cute. sugar just said she looks more like twinkle toes now. i think she looks just like doya

  2. It all looks wonderful Jessica, hope that baby sleeps more this weekend :))


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