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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

25 Cheap and Easy Meatless Meal Ideas

Are you looking for normal Meatless Meal ideas for Lent? The kind you can afford, kids will actually eat, and aren't sprinkled with goat cheese or pine nuts? Well, I made a list of "normal" food that is meatless to help me on Fridays this Lent, and I thought I would share it with you. Here goes! Meatless Sandwiches Peanut Butter (with jelly, honey, sugar, bananas... your choice) Egg … [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...]

Pretzels for Lent

Did you know that the pretzel is a traditional food for lent? When early Christians would pray, they would cross their arms and touch each shoulder with the opposite hand. They also fasted very strictly during lent, making their bread with only water, flour, and salt. A monk shaped this in the form of praying arms for children, and the pretzel was born! To read more about the religious … [Read more...]