First Communion Countdown Calendar (Printable!)

As First Communion rapidly approaches at our house for Lydia (yay!) I wanted a fun way for her to anticipate her big day. I came up with this printable First Communion advent calendar where the child can mark off the days as he or she goes. Check it out! The countdown calendar is in the shape of the Lamb of God, and counts down the 4 weeks leading up to your child's First Communion. You can … [Read more...]

Catholic Craft – We Are His Sheep

Catholic ABC's Week: 12 Letter of the week: G Theme: Good Shepherd Saint of the Week: St. George Craft: We are His Sheep This craft was equally enjoyed by my 2 year old and my 4 year old! I didn't get to try it out at our co-op because my daughter was too sick for us to attend that day, but it worked well at home. :-) Be sure to find great lesson plan helpers for The Good Shepherd at … [Read more...]

Good Shepherd Learning Activity and Craft

Today I'm posting an activity you can do with children to teach them the story of the Good Shepherd. After you have done it with them several times, they should be able to do it on their own as kind of a Catholic Montessori activity. My preschoolers love this! And the best part is- I'm going to provide you with the necessary printables and directions to make your own set!. How to use  your … [Read more...]