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German pretzels, popular in the southern part of Germany
Pretzel: " In the early days of the Church, when many Christians abstained all forms of meat and animal products, a young Italian monk prepared a special Lenten bread of water, flour and salt for his brother monks. In order to remind them that the Lenten season was a time of prayer, prior to baking the bread, he rolled the dough in strips and then formed the dough in the shape of crossed arms which resembled the then popular prayer position of folding one's arms over each other on the chest."
Lenten Activity for Children: Make Soft Pretzels
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Sunday school kids Holy week, The Road to easter Activity - Journey to Jerusalem
Love the idea of having a tray/basket of age appropriate materials to teach the meaning of Easter to my young one. This one is Catholic - faith based from Living Montessori now.
Lent Activities for Kids
Good websites for Lent Activities, path printable
Lent Activity - Jelly Bean Prayer
resurrection rolls #4
Lent Activities for kids
Great blog post of family activities for Lent
Give Alms- a coin for each day of Lent.
You can use Chocolate and pretzels make the crown of thrones during Lent.