How To Craft A Crucifix 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 versatile crucifix that can stand up on a table top, or be used on a stick for pretend altar servers. You can find the navigation page of how to make all the Mass kit pieces for kids … [Read more...]

How To Fold A Palm Cross In 10 Easy Steps

This is a Catholic classic, and must be added to the library of Catholic crafts here at Catholic Icing. ;-) Here's how you fold a simple cross out of a palm you get at Palm Sunday Mass. You start with 1 palm. Most of them are actually 2 connected together, so if it easily splits into 2 palms like so, separate them completely. Your palm will be really long like this. I can't show … [Read more...]

Cross Craft Using Leftover Easter Egg Dye- With Pictures!

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! This is one of my favorite crafts we've ever done, and is sure to become an Easter tradition in our home! You can make these simple crosses using leftover Easter egg dye. It's a craft celebrating the true meaning of Easter, and it's so much fun! Supplies Needed: Plain White Paper Towels- no patterns! Leftover … [Read more...]

Cross Craft for Preschoolers- A Bible Craft for the Letter C

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! We are continuing on our Bible Alphabet Crafts series, and this week we made crosses for the letter C. As I've mentioned before, my preschool class is very young (1 and 2 year olds) so I'm always looking for very simple things for them to do, and I came up with this: Supplies Needed: White Card Stock Blue … [Read more...]

Fun and Easy Cross Craft for Kids

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! We tried our hand at salt  paintings, and it was so much fun! Easy, fast, and seriously... did I mention fun?! To say that the children were delighted would be an understatement! This craft can be done with all ages- from preschoolers through adults! (Yes, even I had a lot of fun making this one!) You probably … [Read more...]

How to Bead a Cross (Fun Christian Craft!)

These beaded crosses are a great craft for kids! This classic christian craft is fun anytime- Vacation bible school (VBS), CCD, Sunday school, or at home. I have a little trick that makes these especially easy for kids to make. (I recommend this craft for 6 year olds and older.) Supplies Needed: Pony Beads String (we used plastic string) Glue Dots (these make this craft super … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Candy Cross Pops!

Check out all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! I've been seeing diy jolly rancher pops around the internet, and the wheels in my brain started turning.  I was sure you could easily make these into crosses, and it turns out, I was right! There was a learning curve to figuring out how to make these into … [Read more...]

Meatless Lenten Meal for Kids

We made this super easy Lenten lunch last Friday, and the kids really loved it! It's amazing how 30 seconds of work can dazzle kids. This would be a perfect, simple lunch to serve on Good Friday (or Ash Wednesday, or any Friday during Lent really). This could not have been easier to do. Make your kids some peanutbutter sandwiches- whatever your family likes. (You know, pb & jelly, pb … [Read more...]

Christ the King Craft

Catholic ABC's Week: 16 Letter of the week: K Theme: King (Jesus is King or Christ the King) Saint of the Week: Blessed Kateri Craft: Jesus is King I knew I wanted to make "K" week about Jesus being king, but coming upwith a craft was harder than I thought it would be! I wanted it to be aclearly religious king craft. There are already so many secular kingcrafts out there, so there's no … [Read more...]

Cross Crafts for Kids

The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (or Triumph of the cross) is coming up on September 14. So here's a round up of cross crafts for celebrating this day with your kids! :-) Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother has directions for this Cross Craft they made for this day! Cute!   My daughter and I are going to try crafting these Cross Necklaces this year. I'll let you … [Read more...]