This is a 5 page lesson plan (PDF) to teach children all about Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. It is perfect for ages 7-11.
The lesson is highly interactive and contains details of a small group introductory activity, introduction to the topic, main task and final whole class activity. There are whole class discussions and two simple written activities for the children to undertake. The plan includes objectives for children with three levels of abilities. Also included is a 21 slide animated PowerPoint with useful facts for the lesson and the Bible story around which the lesson is based. (This is not editable. Click the 'Read Only' button to open the PowerPoint. Some of the images only appear when the PowerPoint is run with the animations.) There is an optional template for the written activity and a template for the introductory activity (2 pages PDF). No further preparation required.
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