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Caring for Creation

Pope Francis issued the encyclical Laudato si, the first written specifically on the environment. Students will understand the connection between honoring the dignity of each person, serving the poor and vulnerable, and protecting our environment.

Grades PK-3

PK, TK & Kinder Lesson Plan

Overview: God has given us a beautiful gift in the creation of the entire world around us. Students will explore creation and see how caring for it is a prayer of thanksgiving to God.

Grades PK-K Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Oct.pdf

Grades PK-K Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Friday.pdf coming soon

Grades 1-3 Lesson Plan

Overview: God has given us a beautiful gift in the creation of the entire world around us. Students will explore creation and see how caring for it is a prayer of thanksgiving to God.

Grades 1-3 Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Oct.pdf

Grades 1-3 Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Jan.pdf coming soon

Resources

He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands

2 minute song with video.

The Creation Story

5 minute video of the Genesis story.

What does it Mean to be Green?

2 minute video with suggestions for kids on ways to reuse, conserve, and be conscious of the environment.

Grades 4-6

Grades 4-6 Lesson Plan

God has given us a beautiful gift in the creation of the entire world around us. Students will explore creation and see how caring for it is a prayer of thanksgiving to God.​

Grades 4-6 Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Oct.pdf

Grades 4-6 Caring for Creation Lesson Plan – Jan.pdf coming soon

Resources

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Full 25 minute original 1972 movie for free.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Purchase the book to read to your class.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

The 1.5 hour 2012 movie can be purchased on YouTube.

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