How To Craft A Wooden Monstrance For Catholic Kids

Find all of my Mass crafts and activities for kids here. I’m continuing my series, showing you how to make a Mass kit for kids piece by piece. Today, I’m going to show you how to easily craft a sturdy wooden monstrance. You can find the navigation page of how to make all the Mass kit pieces for kids here. Supplies Needed:  Wooden candle stick holder (available at craft … [Read more...]

Write A First Communion Poem- Printable Template Available!

Find all of my First Communion Resources Here As Lydia prepares for her First Holy Communion this Saturday, I wanted to do a few personal things for her to keep in her First Communion Journal, and I decided it would be so sweet if she could write a Eucharistic poem! We went with a haiku to make it short and simple. A haiku poem is a traditional Japanese poem. The basic "rules" are that … [Read more...]

True Presence In The Eucharist- Printable Craft For Catholic Kids

We're still working on our First Holy Communion preparation at home with Lydia, and we're planning a field trip to adoration. We've been learning about the true presence in the Eucharist, and this craft was such a fun way to drive that point home! This is a great craft for kids preparing for First Communion. (You can find all of my resources for preparing for First Communion here.) Now, … [Read more...]

Teach Kids About Transubstantiation- An Object Lesson

We're working on helping our kids understand the true presence in the Eucharist as First Communion time approaches for our oldest. To understand the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, you have to explain transubstantiation. I've been loving the idea of trying out some object lessons for Catholic kids at home, and I wanted to share one of them with you today. Transubstantiation is the … [Read more...]

The Gift of Perpetual Adoration- A Huge Thank You to Adorers Everywhere!

I'm currently in a Bible study with video lectures from Jeff Cavin where he talks about God's deep love for us. He says when we have these thoughts of "I really need to pray more" or "I've gotta get back to adoration"- make no mistake about it... God is wooing us. He loves us more than we'll ever know, and he woos us all the time. Well, the other day, I happened to be on the side of town where … [Read more...]

Adoration Craft for Catholic Kids

Pope Francis is having the first worldwide hour of Eucharistic Adoration on the feast of Corpus Christi (which means Body of Christ). Corpus Christi is falling on June 2 for 2013- that's this coming Sunday! The Vatican is holding this hour from 5-6 in Rome, and we're all supposed to adjust for our own time zone. Here are the starting times for the worldwide hour of Eucharistic Adoration in the … [Read more...]

Monstrance Craft for Catholic Kids

Find all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. When my older class at Catholic Schoolhouse made the host and chalice craft, my younger class made these handprint Monstrance crafts. They came out so cute! This would be a great craft for First Communion. Supplies Needed for Monstrance Craft: 1/2 piece of poster board pencil yellow crayon or marker washable yellow … [Read more...]

Craft for Catholic Kids – Make a Monstrance!

Check out all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. April is the month dedicated to the Holy Eucharist! We've been learning about the mass and Eucharist around here, plus I've been teaching my kids about adoration, so this is perfect for us! :-) My daughter has been pretty fascinated by monstrances ever since "M" week around here, so we recently crafted these monstrances. What … [Read more...]