Every year during Lent, the 8th graders act out the living stations of the cross. If you’re close, try to come. We do it at 2:00 every Tuesday at St. Anne’s Church next to Grace in East Moline. (The next and final one is March 24.) Continue Reading
It’s so much fun to be a part of it!
And, look what I received today (St. Patrick’s Day) from the 1st graders. #ILoveBeingaCatholicSister!!!!! <3
Weave the following activities into Center Time as part of other, more exciting fun. My students love them! Continue Reading
To help the Quad City Symphony celebrate their 100th Anniversary this year, Grace – and another 99 organizations around the community – decorated a cello. In fact, Grace’s youngest students – preschool through 2nd grade – decorated it!
I tried a new way of bubble painting. First, I filled empty yogurt containers with bubble mixture (about 1/3 full). Then I added about a teaspoon of paint. Continue Reading
Actual ashes are on our faces … and nobody’s making us wash them off!!! Continue Reading
Last week we celebrated Catholic Schools Week, one of the favorite weeks of the school year for the kids. The extra activities are fun and different … even if we teachers miss our regular schedules just a tiny bit. :)
My schedule was double different. Not only did we do things to celebrate in my classroom, I visited kindergartners and 1st-graders at Jordan Catholic School in Rock Island, Ill. My goal? To introduce them to the idea of a religious vocation. Continue Reading