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...]

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...]

Printable Peg Dolls: The Passion Set

Well, you have all been asking for a second set of decoupagable peg dolls since I came out with the first set, and here it is! This set has the characters you need to act out the Passion of Jesus, including everyone you need for the 14 Stations of the Cross. For anyone unfamiliar with my printable peg dolls, the concept is easy. All you have to do is paint the head, and then you print and … [Read more...]

Unleavened Bread Recipe- Great Activity For First Communion Or Holy Thursday

Find all of my First Holy Communion resources for kids here. Before I lose anyone- trust me... you can bake unleavened bread! It doesn't involve any yeast or rising or anything! Seriously, you can't mess it up. Take that from someone who is far from being a gourmet chef. ;-) Baking unleavened bread with your kids is a great activity for anytime you're learning about the Last Supper. We are … [Read more...]

Holy Week Crafts

Here are some great craft ideas to get your kids involved in Holy Week this year! :-) Holy Week In Handprints- have your kids illustrate the story of Holy Week from the Bible using handprint illustrations. I love this Crosses at Calvary craft from 10 kids and a Dog! Lord, Make me a Saint made these really cool marble paintings- we are totally making them this … [Read more...]

Holy Week Food Ideas

I have seen soooo many cute food ideas for Holy Week! I love that writing this blog keeps me up to date on all the coolest Catholic ideas :-) Ok, here are some of my favorites: Palm Sunday I found this idea at 4 real forums to make Hearts of Palm Dip for Palm Sunday. Cute! Holy Thursday Find the recipe for "Judases" over on Catholic Cuisine.   Good Friday Following the Trails … [Read more...]

Holy Thursday / Last Supper Craft

Check out all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. I've been working on a craft here, and I'm so excited to share it with all of you today! It's a Last Supper craft for Holy Thursday, and it's based on the famous Leonardo da Vinci Last Supperpainting. Here's a picture of the completed project: Click to Enlarge Now, here's the beauty- this is super easy to do, and I'm going … [Read more...]