How to Explain Lent to Children
Lent is the 40 days and nights leading up the celebration of Easter, in which Christians typically fast and devote their lives even more fully to God. The idea of Lent and the driving principles behind it can be difficult for children to understand....
How to Explain Lent to a Child. Lent is a time of preparation for Easter, the
Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the son of God.
Feb 22, 2012 ... Talking to our kids about Lent means we first have to understand the history ... us
this beautiful example to better explain God's gift of salvation.
Holy Week is the last week of Lent and the week before Easter; ... Give each child
a crescent roll triangle and explain that this represents the cloth that.
Feb 20, 2009 ... explain what we are supposed to do during Lent and why. Review .... The
children spend the first weeks of Lent investigating needy causes and ...
Talking with children about Lent and Easter. A mother and her children A woman
in my congregation once brought her 7-year-old granddaughter to worship on ...
Help children enter into the baptismal spirituality of Lent with these simple ... that
they understand these rituals, we might not take the time to explain what we do ...
Devotions for Lent: a guide for children for the season of Lent, and preparation for
Looking for lent activities to use with your students this year? Check out these
links ... Lenten Activities for Children (CatholicMom.com). Lenten Reflection (The
Children's Holy Week activities, Learn about Lent - 40 days or not, great things to
do for kids to preparae for Easter and Palm Sunday.