We invite you and your children to join us in reflecting on Pope Francis’ message and on God’s stunning work of creation that is our family of humanity and our common home.

Go out into the backyard or park with your child.
To listen.
To connect.
To recognize God in the glory of creation.


  • Canvas boards or cards
  • Leaves from the garden
  • 2 colours acrylic paint
  • Sponge


  1. Paint the card/canvas with one colour
  2. While paint still slightly damp, carefully lay the leaves on the surface so they stick flat
  3. Using the sponge dab a light coat of paint over the top taking care not to let excess paint seep through the leaf edge
  4. Remove your leaves

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