Lent Activities


Looking for lent activities to use with your students this year? The Religion Teacher’s Lenten Activity Pack is now available to purchase for instant access to lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and more. 

Or check out the links below for a wide variety of kid-friendly activities. Bookmark this page and return again for updated links and resources.

Activities for Lent

USCCB Lenten Season Resources (USCCB.org)

Lent Project and Lesson Plan Ideas (The Religion Teacher)

Lenten Activities for Children (CatholicMom.com)

Lenten Reflection (The Religion Teacher)

Lent Resources for Catholic Educators (Resources for Catholic Educators)

40 Ideas for 40 Days of Lent (Catechist’s Journey)

Lent and Holy Week Resources (RCL Benziger)

Ash Wednesday Lesson Plan (The Religion Teacher)

The Religion Teachers’ Lenten Activity Pack (The Religion Teacher)

CRS Rice Bowl Educator’s Guide (Catholic Relief Services)

Ash Wednesday and Lent Resources (The Catholic Toolbox)

40 Simple Lenten Activities for Kids (Call Her Happy)

Lenten Activities for Children (Catholic Icing)

Lenten Promise Cards for Families (Faith and Fabric)

Coloring Pages for Lent and Easter (Catholic Faith Education)

Lenten Prayers for Kids and Teens

Ash Wednesday Prayer Service (Catholic Charities USA)

Ash Wednesday Prayer Service for High School (Engaging Faith)

Lenten Prayers and Collects (ChurchYear.net)

Stations of the Cross for Children

Stations of the Cross for Children (CatholicMom.com)

Stations of the Cross iPhone App (Ave Maria Press)

Stations of the Cross Games (The Catholic Toolbox)

The Story of the Cross by Mary Joslin (Amazon.com)

Way of the Cross for Teens (Engaging Faith)

Stations of the Cross PowerPoint Prayer Reflection (Engaging Faith)

Lenten Crafts

Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids (Catholic Icing)

Lent Lapbooks (The Catholic Toolbox)

The Lent-Easter Wreathe (Catechist Magazine Blog)

Almsgiving Activity for Children During Lent (Catholic Icing)

Crown of Thorns Bread (Catholic Icing)

Lenten Paper Pretzel (Sunday School Activities)

A Craft, Prayer Experience, and Keepsake for Lent (Catechist.com)

Perler Bead Crucifix Pattern (Catholic Playground)

Lent Bulletin Board Ideas

Lent Bulletin Board Ideas (eHow)

Lenten Calendar with Simple Lenten Activities (JOYFilled Family)

Lent Books

Bringing Lent Home with Mother Teresa: Prayers, Reflections, and Activities for Families (Ave Maria Press)

Bringing Lent Home with St. Therese of Lisieux: Prayer, Reflections, and Activities for Families (Ave Maria Press)

Bringing Lent Home with St. John Paul II: Prayer, Reflections, and Activities for Families (Ave Maria Press)

Welcome Risen Jesus: Lent and Easter Reflections for Families (Ligouri)

Bring Lent to Life: Activities and Reflections for Your Family (Ligouri)

My Catholic Lent and Easter Activity Book (Paulist Press)

Spirituality of Fasting (Ave Maria Press)