Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Everything Lent: Activities for 40 Days

Keep the praying/giving/fasting going for all 40 days of Lent with some of these activities:

Click on the pictures below to go to the original post with instructions and printables.

Videos for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter:

Song Playlist for Lent:

What Lent Looks Like Printable:

What the Triduum Looks Like:

Sunset & Shadow Stations of the Cross Art Project:

Lent Notes Foldable:

Lent Word Cloud printable:

Give Up & Take Up youth lesson on Lenten Sacrifices.
***This post also contains links to some of my favorite Lenten videos and online resources for teens.

Youth Group lesson connecting the Stations of the Cross and Lenten acts of mercy:

Using the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy for Lenten prayer, fasting, and giving:

Youth Group lesson connection the Passover and the Passion, using the movie Prince of Egypt:

The Gospel in an Eggshell: Connecting the infant Christ with the Christ that died to give us eternal life- great especially as we have such a short time between Christmas and Lent.

 Ideas for making your own Resurrection Eggs, which are great to tell the story of Holy Week:

New Life Seed Printable:
Great for making the connection to "unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it bears no fruit."  Plant the seeds, see them die, have flowers by Easter!

Linking Up with Blessed is She's Weekly Lenten Link Up. Go visit for more awesome resources and reflections on the season!


  1. This is such great compilation of ideas! I just had my first baby a year ago, but I'm already planning all the activities I want to set up for them for all of the important days on the Church calendar :D

    1. Hi Manda! Haha, I totally understand :) I'm so glad you stopped by!

  2. Great round up!! Thanks for putting this together.