Crafting Crosses- 1 Wooden Cross 4 Different Ways

I recently shared my cross wall with you, and today I want to share how I crafted some of those crosses myself. :-) You can take one basic wooden crafting cross, and make it into so many different things! Here are 4 ways you can craft a standard wooden crafting cross. Start with a standard wooden crafting cross. You can get these at Michael's or Hobby Lobby or even Wal-Mart for $1 each. … [Read more...]

Colorful Cross Wall- Tips For Making Your Own

I'm such a sucker for beautiful crosses and crucifixes. I actually like to collect them when we go on trips, or sometimes to make them myself. You get to a point where you have a crucifix in every room, and where in the world would you even put another cross? Well... I've come to discover that I far prefer to hang them all together rather than scattering them around. The result is a striking, eye … [Read more...]

Easiest Cross Craft For Kids Ever

Hi everyone!!! Surprise, surprise, I'm still alive lol. I thought that as I'm getting back into the swing of posting here again, I would share something I did with the kids super recently. I didn't even intend to post these but they came out cuter than I expected them to. Also, cross crafts are super useful during the Lent and Easter seasons. :-) Supplies Needed For Cross Craft: Foam … [Read more...]

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...]

Dogwood Flower Craft {To Go With the Legend of the Dogwood!}

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! We've been working on some Dogwood flower crafts to go along with The Legend of the Dogwood tree during this Easter season. Check out this dogwood flower cross craft! These simple dogwood flowers were made out of cardboard egg carton cups by my 5 year old. (Note: I don't think this craft will work with styrofoam egg … [Read more...]