What are some kid-friendly activities for teaching the Beatitudes?


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Activities that help children learn the beatitudes include matching games, posters or collages, writing activities and quizzes. Stories that illustrate the characteristics of the blessed in easy to understand terms are helpful when teaching children the beatitudes.

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Children can play matching games which involve rearranging mixed up words to form the beatitudes as a method of memorization. Children can make collages of pictures that represent each quality, or draw pictures of people they believe possess the virtues mentioned in the beatitudes.

Rephrasing the beatitudes in their own words helps children gain a better understanding of what the verses mean.

Games that involve prizes for memorizing individual beatitudes or being able to recite them in order are useful to motivate children to remember these lessons.

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