Printable Peg Dolls- The Nativity Set

So you asked for it, and you got it- a printable nativity peg doll set! (I was totally worn down by your requests on this one you guys) ;-) All you have to do is paint the heads, then you Modge Podge the rest. And btw, Mod Podging isn't even an extra step, you have to do it to seal the peg dolls somehow anyway. You can find all of my printable peg doll sets here. The download for all 10 … [Read more...]

Wooden Animals For Peg Dolls (That Peg Dolls Can Actually “Ride”)

As I'm sure you know, my kids and I are totally obsessed with Peg dolls. I wanted to get some horses and other animals that the peg dolls could actually ride in, but couldn't find any etsy shops that make them big enough for the size of pegs that we use. So we made our own. :-) I drew out a pattern for a horse, a camel, and a donkey. My dad is a carpenter, so he cut them out for me, then … [Read more...]

Animals For Peg Dolls (And Saints With Animal Stories)

Recently, Lydia has been having a ton of fun making her own pom pom balls and making them into little fun, furry creatures! It all started when I got this book for her, and the pom pom fun hasn't stopped! Turns out, these little furry friends are a pretty great match with our Saint peg dolls. :-) Find all my Saint peg doll resources here There's St. Francis with the wolf- pretty cute, huh? Btw, … [Read more...]

Praying For The Dead With Kids

Did you know that praying for the dead is a Spiritual Work of Mercy? I love that the Catholic church has so much beauty built into her Liturgical calendar that there is a season for everything. This way, we remember to do things we would otherwise forget. If you think you've "missed" praying for the dead this year if you've been busy with All Saints' Day parties up until now, think again. … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes From Catholic Icing- And Share Yours!

I started my annual All Saints' Day costume share over on facebook- you can share your pictures in the comments to enter, and "like" all of your favorites. The photo with the most likes will receive some children's Saint books for a fun prize. :-) We've got some really cute costumes over there- check them out and vote! (PS. There are no rules so you can "like" as many as you want) I thought … [Read more...]

Simple All Saints’ Day Tea Party

So I've lived in places with excellent Catholic communities (such as Steubenville Ohio, and Northern Virginia) and I've lived in places with a far lesser Catholic presence (like South Carolina, where we currently live.) Although I still have an amazing virtual Catholic community, I don't really have Catholic friends that live here in town, but I decided not to let that stop me from celebrating All … [Read more...]

Easy Game For All Saints’ Day- Saint Themed Guessing Jars

I just wanted to share a fun All Saints' Day game that's great for the last minute- Saint themed guessing jars! These are great because all you need are free printable labels, candy, and old spaghetti sauce or jelly jars. ;-) This idea came from Catholic Inspired, and she's got tons of great printables for the jars, and for people to guess on. I actually ended up using the same labels that … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Party Ideas for Kids

It's that time of year again, time to plan your All Saints' Day party! I rounded up all of my Saint crafts, food ideas, costume tutorials, printables, and more in one place- this page! Be sure to save this link! ;-)   Saint Costumes for Kids Are you into making your own Saint costumes? I have lots of ideas for easy, no sew Saint costumes. Here are the 3 ultimate guides to making All Saints' … [Read more...]

3D Printable Catholic Jesse Tree Ornaments {{That Include The O Antiphons!}}

So... you know how every year you say you're going to have a Jesse Tree, but then you never do? I mean, maybe it's just me, but if it's also you, I have a great solution for you this year... 3D printable (and affordable, and easy) Jesse Tree ornaments! Aren't these just adorable?! The ebook comes with 24 three-dimensional folding ornaments, and for the next 3 days only, this pack is on sale … [Read more...]

All Saints Day Trunk or Treating Ideas

Find all of my All Saints' Day resources here Last year our church decided to do an "All Saints Day Trunk or Treating" and it was so much fun! I wanted to share some ideas with you. Most of these ideas would also work for any All Saints Day party. For anyone who doesn't know what "trunk-or-treating" is, it's basically like trick-or-treating, but it happens in a parking lot. Each car sets … [Read more...]