Lenten Activities for Children

If you're looking for ways to observe Lent with your kids this year, you've come to the right place! Browse all my Lenten resources for families by subject below. Click on the link for full directions or printables. Be sure to save this link- I update this post every time I come out with new Lenten resources for kids.   Click here to download my printable Lenten calendar- … [Read more...]

Holy Week In Handprints- A Craft For Every Day Of Holy Week

I made a printable book that tells the story of Holy Week for children. The story is adapted from the book of Matthew, and the story is illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate in a handprint craft, and the craft also becomes a keepsake to be treasured. … [Read more...]

Lenten Activities for Kids

You can see all of my Lenten Posts by clicking here, or browse the links below. See all the Ash Wednesday Posts Here. Preparing for Lent With Children- are you ready? Bury the Alleluia Pretzels for Lent Sacrifice ideas for kids The Lent Song for Kids Counting Down the Days of Lent: Print this Lenten Countdown calendar- this is by far the most popular Catholic Icing … [Read more...]

10 Good Friday Traditions- Ideas For Observing This Day In Your Home

Good Friday is a very important day for Catholics. It's the day Jesus died on the cross for us and saved us from our sin. Not only is it an important day, it's a day of fasting, prayer, and mourning. Here are some simple ways to observe Good Friday in your home with your kids: Fast. This is required by the Catholic church if you're health and 18 years or older, but I also encourage my … [Read more...]

Holy Week Notebooking Pages And Resources For Kids

Continuing on with our Religious notebooking project, today I'm posting some printable Holy Week pages. They go with pages 56-59 in Tell Me About The Catholic Faith (TMACF), or any other Holy Thursday resource you would rather use with your kids. The Last Supper My Thoughts On Pages 56-57 in TMACF: The page is titled "The Last Supper," but actually, it starts with Palm Sunday and does a … [Read more...]

Story Of The Passion Lunch- Symbolic Lunch For Good Friday

I designed this Good Friday scripture lunch to tell the story of the Passion to kids. They receive one food at a time, and each is symbolic to a part of the Easter story. After receiving each item, there is scripture to read that goes with it. This is very simple to put together. The most complicated thing is making the crown of thorns, and actually boiling the eggs. Nothing too crazy for a … [Read more...]

Crown Of Thorns Bread

Baking a crown of thorns out of bread is fun and easy. It's great for serving with dinner on Ash Wednesday or Good Friday. You do not have to make homemade bread to do this! You can just get the Pillsbury breadsticks from a can and put them together the way I do the cinnamon rolls for St. Lucy bread. Ingredients Needed: Bread dough (your favorite recipe or Pillsbury breadsticks from … [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...]

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...]

The Ultimate Guide for Celebrating Holy Week With Kids! {And a Linky!}

There are so many ways to teach your kids about holy week, and I want to know what your ideas are! First, here are some of my posts from the archives! Holy Week Craft Round Up Holy Week Coloring Pages and Printables Food for Celebrating Holy Week Palm Sunday Craft Round-up Holy Thursday Craft of the Last Supper  Stations of the Cross File Folder Activity Printable … [Read more...]