This printable calendar template and step-by-step guide can be used to pray every day during Lent using color.

Use Post-It notes and stickers to journey through Lent.

These hands-on activities focus on various ways to pray.

Lent Ideas

Lent is a season that lasts 40 days (excluding Sundays).  It starts on Ash Wednesday and ends the Saturday before Easter, which in 2022 is March 2-April 16.  Ideas here are for people of all ages to observe Lent through hands-on activities.  

Pretzels have had a place in Lent for centuries.  You can learn more and try your hand at baking pretzels at this website.

Ash Wednesday

Taking Faith Home

This resource shares ideas for caring conversations, devotions, prayers, blessings, service ideas and more. 

The Lord's Prayer, petition prayers and other scripture-based activities are found here.

Activities at this website let people explore the themes of each week's worship service beyond the walls of the church building.

A large number of resources for the seasons of Lent and Easter have been collected by faith formation staff with the  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

ELCA World Hunger offers free downloadable activity guides for use during Lent that help raise awareness about hunger and poverty.