Feast of the Ascension Activities

Forty days after Easter Sunday is the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord celebrating Christ’s ascension into heaven recounted in Mark 16:19-20, Luke 24:50-53, John  Acts 1:6-12. There are a number of Ascension activities that you can do in your classrooms or at home with your children from various websites below. Get ready because Ascension Thursday will be here before you know it!

Ascension Worksheets (The Religion Teacher) 

Ascension Activities

Ascension Thursday Crafts (Ten Kids and a Dog)

Ascension Crafts for Kids (Catholic Icing)

Celebrating the Solemnity of the Ascension (Catholic Icing)

Birth of Jesus to Ascension Cards (The Catholic Toolbox)

Lesson Plan: The Ascension of Our Lord (The Catholic Toolbox)

Celebrate the Feast of the Ascension (for High School students) (Engaging Faith)

The Ascension Glowing Cloud Craft (Crafolic)

Ascension Coloring Page (Bible Printables)

Feast of the Ascension Color Page (Catholic Playground)

Lesson: Apostles Witness Jesus’ Ascension (Ministry to Children)

Gospel Activity: The Ascension (CatholicMom.com)

Ascension Day Readings, Activities, and Printables (Sanctus Simplicitus)

Ascension Pull Tab Paper Craft (Catholic Playground)


What activities do you plan to use to teach on Ascension Thursday?

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