Ash Wednesday for Kids

Still looking for Ash Wednesday ideas for your kids? Or maybe you need some Ash Wednesday lesson plans for your CCD class? Here are some ideas I’ve run across.

I Blog Therefore I am has and AMAZING round up of Ash Wednesday lesson plans for kids! From vocab words and discussion questions to crafts, games, snacks and printables- she has it all! 🙂

I love the directions that posts for this matchstick cross, and I think that this could be a great craft for Ash Wednesday! Be sure to talk about he symbolism behind the ashes and fire, and as always, use caution with matches.


  1. I'm catching up after being away from the computer a few days, and your blog is LOADED with fabulous ideas! Day after Day of really good, meaningful ideas to help our children understand Lent – you are a blessing to us all! ~ Kathy

  2. I just started teaching a 3rd grade CCD class, and could not thank you enough for the wonderful ideas on your blog!! They are amazing and extremely helpful!

    Thanks again!!


  3. I was looking for some material to teach kids from grade 1, 2, 3 & 4 on Ash Wednesday. You made my day with some wonderful articles & teaching. Thank you & may God Bless you.

    Regards, Niranjan

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