Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day With Catholic Kids

As Catholics, we all know that "Valentine's day" wasn't invented by the greeting card or chocolate selling companies- it's the feast day of St. Valentine! Here are some fun activities for celebrating this great Catholic feast day with your kids. St. Valentine's Day Crafts Make a St. Valentine paper bag puppet- my kids love these! This Saint Valentine craft is fun and easy to make! Make … [Read more...]

Printable Peg Dolls- Just Paint The Head And Decoupage The Rest!

I have wanted a set of Catholic peg Saints pretty much since I first saw them somewhere around 5 years ago. However, there were 2 really big deterrents that stood in my way: Buying hand-painted peg dolls is really expensive. Painting wooden peg dolls myself is extremely time consuming. But now, I invented a secret option number 3 for you guys... Printable Saint peg … [Read more...]

Printable Catholic Prayers for Kids: Posters and Copywork

As I mentioned before, when teaching Catholic kids the basic prayers, it is very important that kids are learning the correct words. We decided to include copy work of all the most common Catholic prayers in Lydia's First Communion Journal this year, so I made printable pages that are easy for kids to use. It's a great activity for teaching Catholic kids their prayers! I have all of them … [Read more...]

Seven Sorrows of Mary- Printable Mobile Craft

The month of September is dedicated to the 7 Sorrows of Mary, and September 15 is the Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows. If you've never heard of the Seven Sorrows of Mary, here they are: Prophecy of Simeon The Flight to Egypt Loss of Jesus in the Temple Mary meets Jesus on Road to Calvary Jesus dies on the cross Mary receives the Body of Jesus Jesus is placed in the Tomb As a … [Read more...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft {and a linky!}

I thought I would share a Sacred Heart craft today since the First Friday devotion is to the Sacred Heart. :-) We made these the same way as the Miraculous Medal craft we did (with foil and sharpies). Get the directions here. We love making the Sacred and Immaculate hearts because they are so colorful! Related Posts: Sacred and Immaculate Heart rosary craft Sacred Heart tie dyed … [Read more...]

Sacred and Immaculate Heart Rosaries- A Fun Catholic Craft!

This craft would be great for celebrating the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or the feast of the Immacualte Heart of Mary. We made these in celebration of St. Valentine’s feast day. You know– National “Heart” Day. ;-) You can either call these One Decade Rosaries, or you can call them Chaplets. Either way, they’re really fun and easy to make! Supplies Needed: Scissors Pipe … [Read more...]

Sacred and Immaculate Heart “Play Doh” Cookies

Don't let the name of these cookies scare you off- these are 100% edible cookies! They just look like play doh, and you get to play with them like you're a little kid again. And let me tell ya- your kids are gunna LOVE making these cookies! The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, which is this Friday. The Feast of the Immaculate Heart always falls on the day … [Read more...]

Religious St. Valentine’s Day Ideas

I thought with St. Valentine's Day literally right around the corner, you guys would appreciate some crafty ideas! I love this St. Valentine's Day wreath! It's a scripture wreath that looks like conversation hearts! (I like to call Tiffany the "Liturgical Wreath Lady". She never disappoints). :-) I love this bible word search! You have to find the words from Corinthians 13:4-8. So … [Read more...]

Immaculate Heart of Mary Shirts- The Flip Side!

Remember the Sacred and Immaculate heart shirts we made during June? Well, the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Know what the month of August is dedicated to? You guessed it- The Immaculate Heart of Mary! :-) If you've already made your shirts, I have an update. If you haven't, then you have another chance to do it! When you tie dye the shirts, you get a heart on the … [Read more...]

Sacred & Immaculate Heart Ideas for Kids

I posted some Sacred and Immaculate Heart Ideas earlier this week, but since then I've run across even more cool stuff! Don't feel like you have to "get it all in" by the Sacred Heart feast day tomorrow- The whole month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus! :-) Check out these Sacred Heart Cookies made by Sharon. They're so cute! :-) Over on Famila Catolica, find these really … [Read more...]