Well, I used some of the ideas I posted here earlier and made a prayer book with my 4 year old daughter! We learned a lot about prayer while we colored and put the book together. Ours was shaped like hands to help remind us to keep our hands folded while we pray. (My daughter has a lot of trouble with this at her preschool coop, so we’re working on it). All of the printables came from The Catholic Toolbox. Here’s the book!
Prayer Craft for Preschoolers
July 27, 2010 By
Cover~ I traced my hand because hers wasn’t big
enough to fit everything we wanted on the pages.
“Children Praying Coloring Sheets”}
“I Talk to God with Prayer”}
“Sign of the Cross”}
“Hail Mary (coloring)”}
(The prayer continued to the next 2 pages)
“Our Father (coloring)”}
(This also continued to the next 2 pages)
“Color and Pray the Holy Rosary”}
For our prayer intention pages, we included pictures
to symbolize our country, world peace, the sick and the poor.
We also included a page to remind us to pray
for our family.
I left some blank pages in the back for adding on. When you’re done, just punch holes in the left and tie it together with some string or yarn. (And yes, the ultrasound picture here gives away the fact that we made this book back in the Spring