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...]

How to Set Up a Home Altar: Catholic Home Altar Ideas

In continuing with our series Passing on the Catholic Faith to Your Kids, I wanted to touch on setting up a home altar. When I first heard the term home altar, I felt a little scared. I didn't know what I was doing, and the idea of setting up an official "altar" felt out-of-my-league. Sometimes home altars are also referred to as family altars, prayer tables, or altar tables. Don't let these names … [Read more...]

Pope Activities for Catholic Kids

Here are some fun resources to help you teach your kids about the Pope! Here are some crafts you can find here at Catholic Icing that I've made with my kids when learning about the Pope. (What's really great about crafts is you can get the kids working on them, then talk to them about the Pope while they craft.) Pope puppet- You can make a Pope paper bag puppet using the templates from … [Read more...]

Child Saint Peg Dolls- A List Of Ideas

As ya'll know, I am a BIG fan of Saint peg dolls. We started with a set from a peg doll exchange for Christmas, and the kids loved them. They still play with them nearly every day. (For those of you who think you can't take on the painting, be sure to check out my decoupagable peg dolls- you can find all of my peg doll resources here.) Most recently, we added some child Saints to our peg … [Read more...]

A Guide To Buying Arts and Crafts Supplies for Kids

Back to school time is the perfect time to stock up on arts and crafts supplies! Here are my craft supply recommendations- this post is an oldie, bug a goodie. :-) Decent craft supplies can be the difference between a successful project, and a total flop. When I was an Art major in college, sometimes my supplies cost more than my books. That was back in the day. Now I'm a mom, and I'm always on … [Read more...]

Notebooking With Catholic Kids- Printable “Our Father” Copywork

Hi, everyone! I know it's been awhile, but I'd like to pick up right where I left off... continuing on with our Religious notebooking project. Many of you have been requesting more of these notebooking pages, so today I'm posting some printable "Our Father" prayer copywork pages. They go with pages 54-55 in Tell Me About The Catholic Faith (TMACF), or any other Our Father resource you would rather … [Read more...]

Teach Kids About Jerusalem- Build A Model With Blocks

As Holy Week approaches, I wanted to teach my kids more about Jerusalem and Jesus' last week. Ya'll know I'm a sucker for hands-on learning with my kids, so we decided to build a model of Jerusalem to "see" what the city was like, and if you have a set of blocks, you can build one, too!   This is a great Montessori inspired activity for Holy Week and to help teach your kids the Easter … [Read more...]

Psalms Notebooking Pages- Free To Print

Continuing on with our Religious notebooking project, today I'm posting some printable Psalm pages, and I'm combining these also with the David page. They go with pages 24-27 in Tell Me About The Catholic Faith, or any other Psalm and King David resource you would rather use with your kids. My Thoughts On These Pages: On the David pages, I really think they could have skipped the part … [Read more...]

Psalm Scripture Memory Cards For Catholics (And Songs That Go With Them)

I made a pack of Scripture Memorcy cards that has only verses from the book of Psalms. I specifically chose Psalms that Catholics are already familiar with. All of the artwork on the cards is my own. :-) My hope is that memorizing Scripture we're already somewhat familiar with as Catholics will build our confidence and lead to further Scripture memorization, which is something I desperately … [Read more...]