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...]

Choose a Patron Saint for the New Year

A few years ago online (I wish I could remember where) I read about a Catholic family's New Year's tradition to choose a new patron saint for their family each year. I thought this was a great idea! Choose a saint that you feel would be a good fit for your family- something relative to you. A few years ago, we chose St. Anthony because my family is hopelessly disorganized, and we constantly … [Read more...]

Advent Saints Craft- Printable Ornaments For Catholic Kids

I'm always trying to figure out how to add more Saint feast day celebrations to our Advent season, and I'm so excited to be releasing these little guys today! These are Advent Saint ornaments that you can download, print, and assemble yourself! The download includes all the Saints in both black and white (so you can color them yourself) or already in full color with watercolor paints (so … [Read more...]

Saint Craft For Catholic Kids; Paper Doll Chain Of Saints

All Saints' day is just around the corner! As my kids get older, sometimes they like to do crafty things that are a little more open ended then the in-the-can type of stuff I used to do when they were small. As a result, you will start seeing more open ended crafting here. These paper chain Saint dolls are a perfect example! Lydia wanted to make decorations for All Saints' day, and I … [Read more...]

ABC Saints: Coloring Pages Turned Easy Catholic Craft

I've been working hard on something that I'm so excited to release to you today: A whole alphabet of Saints, ready for you and your kids to craft! The best part is, they're printable, and ready-to-go in either black and white or in color. Your choice. :-) Also, they totally match the Saint of the week for Catholic ABC's. This project was a joint effort! I commissioned my sister-in-law at to … [Read more...]

Peg Dolls- All About Painted Wooden Saint Dolls For Catholic Kids

Catholic Saint peg dolls are a timeless and classic toy. It brings joy to my heart each and every time I see my children playing with these holy men and women. Ever since I participated in my first peg doll exchange, my kids have been peg obsessed! They play with these little guys all the time! Find all of my resources to get your family started below. Printable Peg Dolls- Just paint the head … [Read more...]

Making A Family Litany of Saints With Catholic Kids- Printable!

I made a printable page so you and your kids can easily fill in a litany of Saints for your own family! This page is a part of Lydia's First Holy Communion Notebook. Here's how ours turned out: *NOTE* In the printable version supplied here, the banner is a black and white outline- it is not in color. This makes it more printer friendly. Here's what it looks like: This can be a fun … [Read more...]

Do All Saints’ Day and Trick-or-Treating Go Together?

Interestingly enough, one of the most common questions people ask me when they meet me in real life is "do your kids go trick-or-treating?" People want to know- is it ok to go trick-or-treating if you're Catholic? Is it ok to celebrate "Halloween" if you're in the "All Saints' Day" crowd? This time of the year, we do try to keep our focus on the rosary, and the Saints, but my kid do go … [Read more...]

Mini Saint Information Fill-in Page for Children

This is a printable page I made that even small children can use to fill out basic information about any saint. You could also call this a Saint notebooking page, or a Saint writing prompt. We called ours a mini-Saint report. Basically, you can print the blank page, and the student fills in the information on whatever saint they need to. Child Fills In: The Saint's name What he or … [Read more...]

Angel Handprint Craft on Canvas Bag

I am such a sucker for cute handprint crafts! We made these angel bags for our All Saints' Day treat bags this year. (Last year we made these cute All Saints' Day treat buckets, but when we moved from Virginia to South Carolina, we only kept about 20% of our belongings, and they didn't make the cut. lol.) In Catholic ABC's, "A is for Angel" and there's a handprint angel craft. This year, I … [Read more...]