Today is First Fruits! Here is the 2012 Omer Count Activity Chart like the one we had last year after Passover. Even if you go by the “sighted moon” calendar, this Omer count should be the same up to Shavuot (Pentecost) in May.
Why Do We Count The Omer?
And ye shall count unto you from the morrow after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf (OMER) of the wave offering; seven sabbaths shall be complete.
We know that the Disciples of the New Testament counted the OMER because we see them assembled together in Acts 2:2 for the feast of Shavuot (Pentecost). They would have counted 50 days from after the weekly Sabbath when the Messiah was Resurrected just like its commanded in the Old Testament.
Whenever you celebrate Passover this year, this chart should work for you.
CHART 2MB (.PDF)
CHART TABS 200kb (.PDF)
Simply print out the tabs on your home computer and use scissors to cut them up and paste them one at a time on the chart. HAVE FUN!
GREAT KIDS ACTIVITY
Starting on March 31st, we will be using this chart in our kitchen to teach our son about counting the Omer. Once per day he can stick one of the included tabs onto the chart. Each day its a lesson for him with scripture as we raise him up the way he should go.
I hope you will find this chart helpful and fun and SHARE it with friends so they can enjoy it too! Please post comments at the bottom as the Omer count comes along.
2011 OMER CHART