Click on "Catechists and Teachers" at left.
You will find links to the following articles:
- Who is the Preschool Child? – Article
- Religion Readiness and The Young Child – Article
- Serving Today’s Families – Article
- Supporting Family Involvement – Article
- Seasonal Parent/Child Events – Event plans for Advent/Christmas, Lent and Easter
- Scope and Sequence (for the textbook, "Stories of God’s Love")
- Catechist Prayer
- Prayer in the Preschool Setting - Tips for praying with Preschoolers
- Faith-filled People – Stories of Saints
- Prayers to Learn – These can be downloaded.
Each issue contains an article on Preschool. If you don’t have a subscription to "Catechist," check with your parish religious education leader to see if he or she has a subscription for the office.
Some activities can be downloaded; some need to be used with the magazine. Don't miss these Catechist.com topics:
For tips on using the magazine — In the Catechist.com menu, choose About, then choose Ways to Use Catechist Magazine.
In the center of the page, click on: Catechist Keyboard — activities found in the current issue of "Catechist." Some of these can be downloaded.
Feeding My Soul – prayer for catechists
Craft Clip – Ideas for using ordinary household items in crafts and other activities
From the Field – Ideas from other catechists
Note: These links include activities for various age groups. You will need to look for the age group you are teaching.
Our Sunday Visitor — Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education — monthly articles with suggestions for improving your early childhood education program.
Religion Teacher’s Journal
Each issue contains an article on Preschool. If you don’t have a subscription to "Religion Teacher’s Journal," check with your parish religious education leader to see if he or she has a subscription for the office.
Click on Current Issue in left-hand column. Some articles are highlighted in blue. These can be downloaded.