Beautiful Catholic Paper Dolls; Affordable and Printable!

Today, I wanted to share with you a beautiful resource for Catholic children- these absolutely charming paper dolls! They are printable, so they can make a great last minute Easter basket filler!  I love giving my children Catholic resources, but boy, it sure puts an extra smile on my face when it's Catholic resources that are so well done they rival the other materials out there. I would say … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate St. Nicholas Day; Ideas, Printables, and More!

Many Catholic children around the world celebrate St. Nicholas day! It is said that there were three poor girls that could not get married because they had no dowry, and St. Nicholas came and secretly left three purses of gold for them at night. So the tradition of leaving out shoes to be filled with gifts was born of a generous stranger leaving presents for those in need. A great way … [Read more...]

St. Nicholas Crafts for Kids- Printables, Ideas, and More!

Check out my post on how to celebrate St. Nicholas day here. St. Nicholas Day is coming up on December 6! These crafts can be a fun way to celebrate the day. St. Nicholas can even leave the supplies for the crafts right in your shoes. ;-) This printable St. Nicholas ornament is available in my Advent Saint pack.  Here is is on the tree embellished with lots of glitter! This toilet paper tube … [Read more...]

How To Turn A Santa Claus Into St. Nicholas

It's become a tradition around our house to get a chocolate St. Nick in our shoe come December 6, and this is easy to accomplish! You can turn pretty much any little Santa toy into St. Nicholas by quickly adding a miter and crozier. Last year, I made St. Nicholas out of chocolate Santas, and also Santa Pez dispensers.   Supplies Needed To Turn Santa Into Jolly 'Ol St. … [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...]

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...]

St. Nicholas Day Craft- Paper Bag Puppet

If you're looking for a last minute St. Nicholas Day craft to make with your kids, these paper bag puppets are so easy and so fun!!! You can find all the templates and directions you need to make this guy (and many others) in my Saint puppet ebook that's free to download for all of my subscribers! Find the details here. PS. If any of you feel like I have fallen off the planet lately, … [Read more...]

Celebrating St. Nicholas Day – Our Traditions

Can you believe St. Nicholas Day is just around the corner?! December 6 really snuck up on me this year. The biggest Catholic tradition on St. Nicholas day is to put your shoes outside the night before and in the morning, they're filled with yummy treats! This would traditionally include chocolate coins (of which I already got some for my kids off the Target dollar spot this year. You can also get … [Read more...]

St. Nicholas Day Shoe Stuffing Ideas

Don't forget to put your shoes out on Dec 5! St. Nicholas Day is just around the corner! Here's some ideas of things ol' St. Nick can fill those shoes with ;-) This year, I had a different idea to symbolize the golden dowry St. Nicholas leaves than the typical chocolate chocolate golden coins. I'm using old fashioned candy buttons! You can find them at your local drugstore, and easily cut … [Read more...]