All for Thee Publications' Moments with Mary ~ Enrichment Activities for Catholic Families: The Story of Our Lady of LaSalette eBook (PDF Download) by Maryanne Patterson
You will definitely want to use these faith filled idea booklets for a family retreat or a totally fun side trip from your regular curriculum. You could use them to help you celebrate the Marian or Saint’s feast days too! Each booklet focuses on a particular saint or Marian Apparition.
Moments with Mary booklets focuses on a particular Marian Apparition with narratives on the apparition and how they too can be a guide to inspire us towards our call to holiness! Each super easy-to-use booklet contains: an overlying theme for each Saint or Marian Apparition an opening prayer & even an ice breaker game if you are doing this with friends A lovely narrative of the saint’s life with discussion questions (two versions, one for young ones and one for the older crowd), Prayer Power (either litanies or special devotions attributed to the Saint or apparition), Creativity Corner with complete directions and list of materials needed for several crafts fun and game ideas Joyful Noise (songs) Reflection ideas to help the children think about how they can follow the beautiful examples illustrated in the booklets Love in Action which are service project ideas closing prayers snack ideas, called Tasty Treats that suggest recipes related to the theme of each booklet Resource guide for those little extras like story books, statues, craft sets or holy cards that you might want to include in your saintly holy fun! Since these were originally designed as a Vacation Bible School alternative program, we would encourage any family to introduce them to your local co-op or parish too!