Are you looking for bulletins for children? If so, I think I have some items that can help you. All of these can be used for homework, mass activity, children’s church bulletin, and more! I have purchased and used all these books in my class or in my daughter’s class. If you’re interested in any of the books, just click on the cover to see more about it.
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The Liturgy of the Word with Children
This book is by Katie Thompson and covers Years A, B, and C for the liturgical cycle. It is geared toward ages 5-8. There are 392 pages in this book and it also includes a music CD. For each mass, there are 2 pages. One has the gospel and reflection, then the second page is an activity for the gospel.
Step by Step
This book is by Katie Thompson and goes along with the gospels for every Sunday of the three-year Lectionary. Also included are major feasts of the liturgical year. The sheets are for ages 4-7. There is 376 pages. The activity sheets are double-sided with pictures to color and complete, drawing activities, and simple puzzles. They can be used to to produce a children s newsletter or include them in the parish newsletter or magazine; use them in religion classes, parish groups, or at school. It has a companion book, Footprints in Faith.
Footprints in Faith
This book is by Katie Thompson and is a companion to Step by Step. This book is for ages 7-12 and is for every Sunday of the three-year Lectionary cycle. It also includes major feasts of the liturgical year. There are 376 pages in this book. Each sheet is double-sided and includes pictures and number puzzles, word games, quizzes and codes. They are great for are ideal for use by catechists, teachers, group leaders, and parents for religion classes, parish groups, or at school.
The Complete Children’s Liturgy Book: Liturgies of the Word for Years A, B, C
This book is by Katie Thompson and includes 344 pages. For each mass, there are 2 pages. The first page includes an introduction, a “sorry prayer”, the gospel reading for the day, points for discussion, an activity, and a closing prayer. The second page is the activity for that gospel. This book covers Years A, B, and C for the liturgical cycle.
I have all the books shown above. I do not own the ones below, but I plan on purchasing them or feel that they’re relevant to this subject. Because I don’t own them, I can’t speak for the quality or exactly what’s included other than the description.
The Complete Children’s Liturgy Book
This book is by Katie Thompson and Jennifer Carter. It is a comprehensive program for every Sunday of the Lectionary. The book contains 350 pages. I think that this is an earlier version of The Complete Children’s Liturgy Book listed above.
Another great source is Catholic Kids Bulletin. They offer a bulletin for mass each week. Do you have a favorite source or activity to keep kids busy during mass or to do as homework when they attend mass? If so, please share it in the comments!