Lent has snuck up on me this year, it begins next Wednesday, Feb. 22nd.
I have noticed lots of great resources around the web so I’m going to share lots of links with you!! (and for my own organization too, getting them all in one spot!!)
Books for Lent
- Place at the Table, A: 40 Days of Solidarity with the Poor(what we will be using this year, I posted more about it here.)
- Not So Fast: Slow-Down Solutions …(one of my favorites for simplifying)
- Journey to the Cross: The Complete Easter Story for Young Readers (this is great for reading everyday with younger children leading up to Easter)
- Passion Hymns for a Kid’s Heart
Links Around the Web
- Red Dots on children’s hands to remind us of Jesus sacrifice (for Good Friday)
- Resurrection Rolls
- Our Easter Garden
- another garden/hill of Calvary idea
- Picture Prayer Journal with Kids
- Tomb Cake
- LOTS of great links & ideas from Rachel Held Evans blog
- Lenten Prayer from Elizabeth Foss (one of my favorite prayers for Lent)
- Decluttering 40 bags in 40 days?
- Beautiful post on Lent (and a book list from Ann Voskamp)
- Lent Calendar for children to color each day (we’ve done this several years in a row! great resource, free printable!)
- More great ideas for kids & Lent
Have you found anymore great ideas around the web? Feel free to share links with us from around the web or your own blog!