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...]

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...]

Big Fun for Catholic Kids! {and a giveaway!}

When I was at the IHM Conference, I got to catch up with Frances from Illuminated Ink. She has become a true friend! I really love the resources her company provides for Catholic children, and I've written about her grotto craft kits here before. When I asked her what was new this year, she showed me these gigantic posters for Catholic children! I will admit (even though I know Frances … [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...]

Catholic Decorating

I am so intrigued by the idea of decorating your home for the liturgical year, and I just LOVE this idea from Tiffany to make a Sacred Heart of Jesus wreath! Remember that the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, so you still have plenty of time to make your wreath. Also, I feel like the red roses give it a patriotic look that will go with your 4th of July decor :-) Head over to Family … [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 Truffles from Real Life at Home. They're so cute! :-) Over on Famila Catolica, find … [Read more...]

Tie Dye Catholic Shirts- Sacred Heart, Immaculate Heart, and Divine Mercy

After finding these Tie Dyed Sacred Heart Shirts online, I just had to make some! We made a Sacred Heart shirt for my son, and Immaculate Heart shirts for me and the girls. Then my daughter insisted that "Daddy needs one", so I made a "Divine Mercy" shirt for him. (I didn't think my husband wanted to wear a shirt with a heart on it). For anyone who doesn't know, the feast of the Sacred Heart … [Read more...]