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...]

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...]

Printable Peg Dolls- Just Paint The Head And Decoupage The Rest!

I have wanted a set of Catholic peg Saints pretty much since I first saw them somewhere around 5 years ago. However, there were 2 really big deterrents that stood in my way: Buying hand-painted peg dolls is really expensive. Painting wooden peg dolls myself is extremely time consuming. But now, I invented a secret option number 3 for you guys... Printable Saint peg … [Read more...]

Saint Peg Dolls For Catholic Kids- How To Have An Exchange

Find all of my peg doll resources here! I recently took part in a Catholic Saint peg doll exchange, and it was awesome! We all painted 36 of the same Saint, then exchanged so we ended up with 36 different Saints. I am so excited about these little guys! Here's the complete set I ended up with: From left to right, top to bottom: St. Joan of Arc, St. Patrick, Blessed Imelda, St. … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costume Share; Vote For Your Favorite!

I thought it would be really fun to share pictures of our kids in their All Saints' day costumes and have a little contest! The winner will receive a free Mass book. I'm hosting the first annual All Saints' day contest on the Catholic Icing facebook page from now through the end of Monday. How to enter the costume contest: Share your photos in the comments of this facebook post. To post … [Read more...]

Saint Craft For Catholic Kids; Paper Doll Chain Of Saints

All Saints' day is just around the corner! As my kids get older, sometimes they like to do crafty things that are a little more open ended then the in-the-can type of stuff I used to do when they were small. As a result, you will start seeing more open ended crafting here. These paper chain Saint dolls are a perfect example! Lydia wanted to make decorations for All Saints' day, and I … [Read more...]