My Responsibili-Tree

My Responsibili-Tree Start by downloading the Worksheet for this activity below.  Instruct each family member to write their faith responsibilities on each leaf.  These can be different for each person.  Some examples would be: prayer before meals, at bedtime, or...

Fake or For Real

Fake or For Real You will need several pairs of items that look alike but are different. Examples: two containers of “sugar,” where one is salt; two “diamond” rings, where one is a fake; two capped containers of “water,” where one contains white vinegar. Show the...

The Gift

The Gift Gather the family and show them a beautifully wrapped package with a large bow on top. Pick one of the children to give it to and ask them to come forward and open it. When the child stands up, suddenly pretend that you shouldn’t give the gift. Be fearful and...

A Fruity Puzzle

Make a puzzle out of a picture of a piece of fruit or a fruit grouping. You can make the puzzle as simple or as elegant as you would like. The simplest would be to find a picture of fruit in the weekly store flyers and cut it into random or puzzle-like pieces. A...

Domino Game

For this activity, you can use dominos or any toy that can be set up like a domino chain. You can even use boxes of pudding or other food products. Set up the chain of items. The family can help. Once all of the items have been arranged, just sit and look at it. Do...

Respect in Church

Respect in Church Start a discussion with the family about rude behavior. Explain that you are not calling out specific incidents involving specific people but rather a list of rude behaviors. After you feel your list is complete or complete enough, ask if these...