Mother Teresa's canonization on September 4th inspired our CCD theme for the year. I'm in the midst of back-to-school-paperwork-copies-and-mailings, but it is much more fun to work on the decorations and displays, so I thought I'd share how we are honoring this soon to be Saint.
Here's a few ideas for you!
I created a bulletin board modeled after the sari worn by the Missionaries of Charity using two widths of blue painters tape over white paper:
I added a crucifix like the one Mother Teresa wore, a construction paper pencil, the quote "I am a small pencil in God's hand," and a poster of her from Pauline Media.
I've also got a poster from the lovely work of Cassie Pease Designs:
I added a similar set of stripes and a pencil in the entry coming downstairs to our CCD classrooms:
And we already had a kid sized mural of Mother Teresa in our hallway:
But until I can find the matching wall paint, she gets a paper sign Saint upgrade:
Signs for classroom doors with student names:
Click here for the printable door signs (if you want to use these and need the name of the classroom edited, I'd be happy to help. Send me an email at looktohimandberadiant (at) gmail.com)
And matching folder covers:
With Mother Teresa prayer cards inside. (from here)
Click here to print the folder covers:
And welcome back post cards:
Click here to print the postcards:
How are you planning on celebrating her canonization?