Here is what I put in mine, so far.
A knotted rosary (not blessed, so not a sacramental)
Prayer cards, with a hole punched in one corner and put on a ring.
a religious book or two or three
a little soft, stuffed lamb rattle
and my newest addition, which I made in hopes of keeping my busy toddler quiet at First Friday Mass this evening, is a…
Religious Art Matching Game
I used Google image searches to find beautiful Renaissance artwork of members of the Holy Family and some saints, and then I created a couple of pages with the paintings in one column and a description/identification label in the other column, and I printed off extra pictures to match up and I laminated the whole thing. I plan to add more pages over time, but a couple of pages is what I had time for today.
But with such a young family with lots of busy little hands and active little bodies, I am always trying to come up with more ideas of new and beautiful and QUIET things to put in our Mass bag. So I thought I would ask here what else people put in their bags. There maybe lots of things I haven’t thought of that would be perfect for my family, and there might be other families who would like to create their own Mass bags, too.
So please share your ideas here!