15 Daily Morning Prayers For Kids To Learn And Say

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For most kids, their day may begin with a flurry of activities as they get dressed and run to school for classes and extracurricular activities. Morning prayer for kids, whether taught at school or home, can help them relax as they begin their day.

Morning prayer sessions at school help children connect with God and provide peace of mind. Praying also helps us express our faith in God and leaves us with a sense of joy that lasts for the rest of the day.

Teaching our children to pray in the morning is also a good habit to instill in them. This post covers some simple morning prayers for children that you can teach them.

15 Morning Prayers For Kids

1. Angel of God

Angel of God, my guardian dear,
To whom God’s love commits me here,
Ever this day,
Be at my side,
To light and guard,
To rule and guide.

Amen.

2. All Through the Day

The morning bright
With rosy light
Has wakened me from my sleep;
Father, I own
Thy love alone
Thy little one doth keep.
All through the day,
I humbly pray,
Be Thou my Guard and Guide;
My sins forgive
And let me live,
Blest Jesus, near Thy side.

Amen.

3. Thank and Pray and Praise

In the early morning,
With the sun’s first rays.
All God’s little children
Thank and pray and praise.
I, too, thanks would offer,
Jesus, Shepherd dear,
For Thy tender pasture,
For Thy guiding care.
And I would implore Thee,
Be with me this day,
Lest I from Thee wander,
Into danger stray.

Amen.

4. Morning Offering

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary,
I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world.
I offer them for all the intentions of your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, the reparation for sins, the reunion of all Christians,
I offer them for the intentions of our Bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.

Amen.

5. The Prayer of St. Patrick

I arise today through
God’s strength to pilot me, God’s might to uphold me,
God’s wisdom to guide me, God’s eye to see before me,
God’s ear to hear me, God’s word to speak for me,
God’s hand to guard me, God’s way to lie before me,
God’s shield to protect me, God’s host to secure me,
against snares of devils,
against temptations and vices,
against inclinations of nature,
against everyone who shall wish me ill,
whether far or near,
alone and in a crowd . . .

Christ, be with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ where I lie, Christ where I sit,
Christ where I arise, Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me,
Christ in the mouth of every man who speaks of me,
Christ in every eye that sees me, Christ in every ear that hears me.

Salvation is of the Lord.

Salvation is of the Christ.

May your salvation, O Lord, be ever with us.

Amen.

6. Thy Glory May I Seek in All

Whate’er I do, things great or small
Whate’er I speak or frame.
Thy glory may I seek in all,
Do all in Jesus’ name.
My Father, for His sake, I pray.
Thy child accept and bless
And lead me by thy grace to-day
In paths of righteousness.

Amen.

7. Pied Beauty

Glory be to God for dappled things—
For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow;
For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;
Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;
Landscape plotted and pieced—fold, fallow, and plough;
And all trades, their gear and tackle and trim.

All things counter, original, spare, strange;
Whatever is fickle, freckled (who knows how?)
With swift, slow; sweet, sour; a dazzle, dim;
He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change:
Praise Him.

8. Canticle of the Three Youths

Bless the Lord, all you works of the Lord,
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Angels of the Lord, bless the Lord,
praise and exalt him above all forever.
You heavens bless the Lord,
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you waters above the heavens bless the Lord,
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you powers bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Sun and moon, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Stars of heaven, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Every shower and dew, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you winds, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Fire and heat, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Cold and chill, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Dew and rain, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Frost and chill, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Hoarfrost and snow, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Nights and days, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Light and darkness, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Lightnings and clouds, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Let the earth bless the Lord,
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Mountains and hills, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Everything growing on earth, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
You springs, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Seas and rivers, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
You sea monsters and all water creatures, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you birds of the air, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you beasts, wild and tame, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
All you mortals, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
O Israel, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Priests of the Lord, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Servants of the Lord, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Spirits and souls of the just, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Holy and humble of heart, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
Hananiah, Azariah, Mishael, bless the Lord;
praise and exalt him above all forever.
For he has delivered us from Sheol,
and saved us from the power of death;
He has freed us from the raging flame
and delivered us from the fire.
Give thanks to the Lord, who is good,
whose mercy endures forever.
Bless the God of gods, all you who fear the Lord;
praise and give thanks,
for his mercy endures forever.

9. Things I Am Grateful for Prayer

Thank you for my family,
For hugs, kisses, and special times together.
Thank you for my friends,
For laughter and chatting and sharing.
Thank you for my home,
For rest times, bath times, and bedtimes.
Thank you for the food,
For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, snacks, and treats.
Thank you for playtimes,
For toys and games and books.
Thank you for the fun,
For giggles and for happy times.
Thank you for making all lovely things
And for helping me enjoy them all.

Amen.

10. Beginning With Thanks

Lord, I begin every day,
By taking a second to bow and pray.
Beginning with thanks, I then give praise.
For all your kind and loving ways.

Toda,y if sunshine turns to rain,
If a dark cloud brings some pain,
I won’t doubt or hide in fear.
For you, my God, is always near.

I will travel wherever you lead;
I will assist my peers who need it.
Wherever you send me, I will go;
With your help, I’ll learn and grow.

Retain my family in your palms,
As we follow your commands.
And I will keep you close in sight.
Until I go to bed tonight.

Amen.

11. Prayer of Saint Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is error, truth;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

12. Catholic Morning Prayer For Children

Dear God, I thank Thee for this day.
Wherever I go,
Whatever I do and see,
I want to spend
This day entirely with Thee.
Please, dear God, come into my heart,
Our day together is already a’start.
Bless me ever and ever again!
I love Thee, dearest God.
Amen.

13. Canticle of Zechariah (Benedictus)

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel;
he has come to his people and set them free.
He has raised up for us a mighty savior,
born of the house of His servant David.
Through his holy prophets, he promised of old
that he would save us from our enemies,
from the hands of all who hate us.
He promised to show mercy to our fathers
and to remember his holy covenant.
This was the oath he swore to our father, Abraham:
to set us free from the hands of our enemies,
free to worship him without fear,
holy and righteous in his sight
all the days of our life.

You, my child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High;
for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way,
to give his people knowledge of salvation
by the forgiveness of their sins.

In the tender compassion of our God
the dawn from on high shall break upon us,
to shine on those who dwell in darkness
and the shadow of death,
and to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever.

Amen.

14. Good Morning, Jesus

Jesus, you are good and wise
I will praise you as I rise.
Jesus, hear this prayer that I send
Bless my family and friends.
Jesus, help my eyes to see
The good you send to me.
Jesus, help my ears to hear
The calls for help from far and near.
Jesus, help my feet to go
In the path that You will show.
Jesus, help my hands to do
All things loving, kind, and true.
Jesus, guard me through this day
In all I do and all I say.

Amen.
Amen.

15. A Thank You, Prayer to God

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for this amazing, beautiful world you created.
Help us to care for it.
Thank you for the wonderful, unique people you have
made us be.
Help us to care for each other.
Thank you for the incredible and tasty foods you have
created.
Help us remember and care for those who are
hungry.
Thank you for the inspiring stories and teachings in the
bible.
Help us to share this good news with people
everywhere.

Amen.

The need for prayer is not limited to religious people. Prayer can also be a way of being thankful, expressing one’s concerns for someone, or achieving peace of mind. Teaching your children some morning prayers for kids can help them start their day positively. It may also help them connect with God while praying for strength, the right mindset, and patience to go about their day. Inculcating the habit of praying can be a life-changing experience for your children and help them grow into responsible, humble, and kind individuals.

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