Crafting Crosses- 1 Wooden Cross 4 Different Ways

I recently shared my cross wall with you, and today I want to share how I crafted some of those crosses myself. :-) You can take one basic wooden crafting cross, and make it into so many different things! Here are 4 ways you can craft a standard wooden crafting cross. Start with a standard wooden crafting cross. You can get these at Michael's or Hobby Lobby or even Wal-Mart for $1 each. … [Read more...]

Our Lady Of Fatima Craft For Catholic Kids Of All Ages

The feast of Our Lady of Fatima is May 13, and the anniversary of the miracle of the spinning sun is October 13! Celebrating these feasts with Catholic kids is super fun, and I especially love telling the kids the REACH of that miracle! It happened in front of the eyes of over 70,000 people and gained attention worldwide! It is still one of the most famous miracles of all time, and a great day to … [Read more...]

Colorful Cross Wall- Tips For Making Your Own

I'm such a sucker for beautiful crosses and crucifixes. I actually like to collect them when we go on trips, or sometimes to make them myself. You get to a point where you have a crucifix in every room, and where in the world would you even put another cross? Well... I've come to discover that I far prefer to hang them all together rather than scattering them around. The result is a striking, eye … [Read more...]

Easy To Make Saint-O-Lantern (With Crayon Melting!)

If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate All Saint's Day with your Catholic kids, you have come to the right place! Check out all of my All Saints' Day resources for families here. To make this adorable All Saint's Day pumpkin (that requires no, I repeat NO artistic skill) read on, my friend. :-) Here's a video explaining how to make the Saint-O-Lantern. It's the same info that's in … [Read more...]

Make A Prayer Package- Helping Someone Through Loss, Grief, Or Trauma

When we are close to someone who currently experiencing loss, grief, or trauma, it can be hard to know what to do to help. Sometimes it feels like there is nothing we can do. When I experienced miscarriage and also going through my divorce, I had a lot of people that were amazing and helped tremendously. I also experienced people that meant well, but said or did unhelpful or even hurtful … [Read more...]

Fall Suncatchers With Leaves- What To Do When The Iron And Wax Paper Don’t Work

Fall is upon us and the wonder of God's beauty is breathtaking! After all, HE is the best artist of all! Why not preserve a bit of that beauty with some Fall crafting? We've all done it- ironing leaves between wax paper. Unfortunately, it's something our parents remember, but... now-a-days wax paper is such absolute JUNK that it doesn't really work anymore. But that's ok. I'm going to tell … [Read more...]

Switching From Homeschool To Public School- The Low Down From First Hand Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to switch from homeschooling to public school? Well, we did it. And I'm here to share the real scoop. I started homeschooling my oldest for preschool when she was 2, and homeschooled her (and her 3 siblings) for 8 years total. They had never been to a brick-and-mortar school. Due to some life changes here, I made a very sudden decision to put them in school. … [Read more...]

Make a Holy Water Bottle Craft with Catholic Kids

We made these Holy Water Bottle Necklaces when Anabelle was Baptized, and this was such a fun craft for Baptism! It got the kids involved, gave them something to look forward to, kept them occupied, and I got to teach the kids about Holy Water. Score! :-) How to Make a Holy Water Bottle Craft Making this Holy Water Bottle Craft was super easy and the kids really enjoyed it! Supplies Needed … [Read more...]

Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord – Bible Craft for Kids

Remember when I was doing my Christian song crafts series? Well, I did more things than I found time to post, and this fun craft was one of those extras. We made this craft based on Psalm 100:1 Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord all the Lands. I love this craft because it says "noise," kids are so noisy, and this is an awesome noisemaker craft. So much noise - joyful noise! Make a Joyful … [Read more...]

Reading The Bible As A Family: 5 Steps To Get Started

For years I wished that I read the Bible with my kids. And when I say Bible, I'm talking about the real Bible. There were even times that I felt like a phony for running this blog and still not being someone who actually read the Bible to my kids. Then, I figured out the secret to making Bible reading a normal occurrence in our house, and that is, to simply do it. That's right - Scripture … [Read more...]