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...]

Pope Activities for Catholic Kids

Here are some fun resources to help you teach your kids about the Pope! Here are some crafts you can find here at Catholic Icing that I've made with my kids when learning about the Pope. (What's really great about crafts is you can get the kids working on them, then talk to them about the Pope while they craft.) Pope puppet- You can make a Pope paper bag puppet using the templates from … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Craft For Catholic Kids- Free To Print!

As I announced earlier this year, I will be speaking at the upcoming World Meeting Of Families in Philadelphia! I am very excited for this opportunity, and I'm getting very excited about seeing Pope Francis. It's going to be awesome! I thought you guys might be talking to your kids about the Pope given that he's coming here soon, so I thought this printable Pope Francis craft would be fun to do … [Read more...]

Printable Resurrection Set; Fun Christ-Centered Easter Craft

Ok, as promised when I debuted the Printable Passion set for peg dolls, here is the Resurrection set counterpart! (And I now have a post about painting these little guys in 3 different styles- check it out here.) Nativity sets are so popular at Christmas time (and for good reason), so I can't figure out why the whole Resurrection Set thing at Easter hasn't totally caught on yet. I think … [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...]

Teach Kids About Jerusalem- Build A Model With Blocks

As Holy Week approaches, I wanted to teach my kids more about Jerusalem and Jesus' last week. Ya'll know I'm a sucker for hands-on learning with my kids, so we decided to build a model of Jerusalem to "see" what the city was like, and if you have a set of blocks, you can build one, too!   This is a great Montessori inspired activity for Holy Week and to help teach your kids the Easter … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Craft For Catholic Kids

This St. Patrick's day, why not honor St. Patrick with a craft that is actually of him? This printable stand up St. Patrick craft is fun to color, and so easy to assemble! This little guy is from my set of Alphabet Saints. When you download the set, you get all 26 Saints in black and white AND in color. P is for Patrick, and notice the little shamrock he's holding? He's preaching about … [Read more...]

Pray, Fast, Give Alms– a Lenten Craft for Kids

We as Catholics focus on 3 things during Lent– Praying, Fasting, and Giving Alms. I wanted to make a craft with my kids to introduce this concept and help them plan their Lent. This craft is also a great one to hang up during Lent as a reminder!   Supplies Needed: Assorted Paper Scissors Marker Glue (I like glue dots for this one) White Paper (or small paper … [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...]

Saint Peg Dolls For Catholic Kids- How To Have An Exchange

Find all of my peg doll resources here! I recently took part in a Catholic Saint peg doll exchange, and it was awesome! We all painted 36 of the same Saint, then exchanged so we ended up with 36 different Saints. I am so excited about these little guys! Here's the complete set I ended up with: From left to right, top to bottom: St. Joan of Arc, St. Patrick, Blessed Imelda, St. … [Read more...]