Feast Day Of Guardian Angels; 10 Ways To Celebrate

The guardian angel feast day is on October 2! Here are some fun and easy ideas to celebrate this special day with your family. Teach Children About Guardian Angels! Don't ever forget the important teaching step of celebrating a feast day with kiddos! Here are the main points I have taught my kids about guardian angels: God made a special angel for you called your guardian angel. … [Read more...]

Printable Angel Handprint Craft For Kids

The feast day of guardian angels is coming up on October 2! At our house, we are working our way through Catholic ABC's, and A was for Angel.   Usually when I do Catholic ABC's, I do the handprint angel craft on a canvas bag with all of my preschoolers for the first class. That way, they have a bag to carry their preschool stuff in for the year. However, this year we're doing … [Read more...]

How To Decorate Easy Angel Cookies: Letter A Snack

Apparently, I love to have alphabet series going on this blog. First I did Catholic alphabet crafts (which turned into Catholic ABC's), then I moved onto a Bible alphabet craft series, and this year I'm doing Bible themed snacks. So here we go, A is for easy Angel cookies! I decided to do the alphabet snack thing with Violet this year because I wanted a 1 on 1 activity we could do together … [Read more...]

How to Make a No Sew Tutu and Add it to Any Costume for Instant Cuteness!

I will admit to jumping on a band-wagon here. I kept seeing costume after costume come through Pinterest with tutus, and I'm talking way beyond fairies and ballerinas. People are adding tutus to every kind of costume, and it's adorable! I've seen super heros, pirates, clowns, peacocks, ...even fruit costumes that are all sporting tutus! When I saw this Indian costume with a tutu, I knew there was … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Angel Wings- The Easy Way

If your kids are dressing up for All Saints' Day, an angel can be a great costume! Easy for girls (just pair a white dress with some wings, and voila!) and an easy costume to talk boys into (since St. Michael wears armor and carries a sword.) My little Violet has asked to be an angel 2 years in a row now, and wings, of course, are vital to an angel costume. The wings were super easy to … [Read more...]

Christian ABC Crafts

I've already done the whole series of Catholic ABC crafts, however, this year at our homeschool co-op, I am teaching an interdenominational preschool class, so I'm having to re-vamp some of the lessons. I'm working on making lessons that go through the alphabet that can be used by all Christians. Even for Catholics, it's fun to make up some new crafts that are more Bible based. My own kids have … [Read more...]

Angel Handprint Craft on Canvas Bag

I am such a sucker for cute handprint crafts! We made these angel bags for our All Saints' Day treat bags this year. (Last year we made these cute All Saints' Day treat buckets, but when we moved from Virginia to South Carolina, we only kept about 20% of our belongings, and they didn't make the cut. lol.) In Catholic ABC's, "A is for Angel" and there's a handprint angel craft. This year, I … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costume Ideas for Boys

Coming up with ideas for All Saints Day costumes should be fun, not stressful! Don't make your kids skip the All Saints' Day party because you're afraid of coming up with costumes. You do NOT need to know how to sew to pull it off. This post includes more than 60 ideas for boy saint costumes! Most saint costumes are going to start with a basic robe. One way to make a simple robe costume is to … [Read more...]

Printable St. Michael Prayer Cards (Free!)

This Friday, my husband is graduating from the South Carolina police academy! Yay! We chose St. Michael for our family's patron saint for this year (2012) because he is the patron of law enforcement and my husband was switching careers from being an IT Manager. St. Michael is the patron of police, firefighters, and the military. I made printable St. Michael holy cards and have them here to print … [Read more...]

Religious Easter Craft for Kids — Make a Resurrection Set! {It’s Printable!}

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! I've been working on something that I've had in my head since last Easter, and I'm very excited to reveal it to you today- my new Printable Resurrection Set! We all put nativity sets out at Christmas time, and I'm not sure why resurrection sets aren't more popular. So I made a printable version that's the counterpart … [Read more...]