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...]

Encouraging Kids to Kneel- How to Make an Easy Kneeler

Kneeling is an important part of our faith, and is referenced in scripture many times. 1 Ephesians 3:14 "For this reason I kneel before the Father" Acts 9:40 "Peter sent them all out and knelt down and prayed." Kneeling is a sign of humbleness before God, and this is definitely something we want to teach to our kids! :-) We kneel in Mass, and that's easy because (generally), kneelers … [Read more...]

Living Rosary at Night with Glow Sticks for Kids

My little brother just got back from the South Carolina Catholic camporee, which includes boyscouts, girlscouts, and a few other similar organizations. This year, they earned a Rosary patch by all doing a living rosary together at night, and with glow sticks so it lit up! Isn't that so cool?! My mom was awesome enough to take pictures for us. ;-) The Religion Teacher has great directions on … [Read more...]

Catholic Craft- Make a Rosary Hanger

I wanted to do a Rosary craft with my preschool co-op class, and my brain instantly thought of the pipe cleaner Rosary craft. While that craft is awesome for preschoolers, I was in the mood for something more special. I thought about making Rosary boxes for the kids to keep their Rosaries in, but I've been learning how to declutter from my favorite cleaning blog, and I thought it would be better … [Read more...]

An Idea for Praying the Rosary with Kids

The month of October is dedicated to the rosary, and Catholic crafts are a great way to bring the faith to your children! Today, I wanted to share this interactive Rosary board, made by my friend Jessica. Jessica was nice enough to type up a supply list and directions for us! Catholic Craft Supplies Needed: 23”x 30” drawing board 2” wooden circle pieces (qty 6) 1.5” wooden circle … [Read more...]

How to Make a Rosary with Kids

Of all the time I've spent posting Catholic crafts for kids, how have I never posted directions for how to string a rosary with kids? ;-) If you're working with really small children, see my post on easy rosaries made from pipe cleaners. If you're working with older kids and you'd like to string complete rosaries, you've come to the right place. The best part is, these rosaries are made using only … [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...]

Make a Giant Rosary With Kids

Since it's officially "pool noodle season" I thought I would re-run this post for making pool noodle rosaries (which was originally written last Summer). Have fun! :-) My daughter and I made a giant rosary out of pool noodles! This project is so much fun, such a great counting exercise, and a really good way to get kids excited about the rosary- plus, you can make it with just $3! Here's my … [Read more...]

Catholic Craft for Kids- Make a Rosary Book!

I wanted to find a fun way to teach my kids about rosary. I also wanted to have some visuals to teach them about all the different mysteries of the rosary, so we came up with these paper bag books. These were a lot of fun to make and I think they came out really cute! To make your own paper bag book, you just take paper lunch bags, fold them in half, and staple up the side. We used 4 bags … [Read more...]

Easy Rosary Craft for Kids

Catholic ABC's Week: 23 Letter of the week: R Theme: Rosary Saint of the Week: St. Rose of Lima Craft: Easy Rosary This one decade rosary craft is super easy for kids of all ages! This would be a great Catholic craft for CCD class, or any occasion really. This week we made it because we're learning about rosaries with the letter "R". Materials Needed to Make This Rosary … [Read more...]