St. Patrick’s Day Tea Party- Menu And Food Ideas

It's no secret that we love tea parties, and will throw one for nearly any occasion, so it's no shocker that we like to have them for St. Patrick's day! I love tea parties because they can be as simple or as complicated as you want, and you can do them with a very small group- even just your own kids. We always have ours as lunch. On The Menu: Cute Food Ideas For St. Patrick's Day Make … [Read more...]

Prayers For Kids On St. Patrick’s Day

Irish you a very happy St. Patrick's Day. Signed- Peg Doll Obsessed (sorry, he's not printable) Of all the fun, green things you may do today, don't forget to learn a little about St. Patrick, and say some extra prayers. ;-) Irish Blessing May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your … [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...]

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...]

Printable Trinity Shamrock Craft- Perfect Craft For St. Patrick’s Day!

We crafted shamrocks and added this printable to turn them into Trinity shamrocks. You just print 2 sided, fold, and open! Check it out. Each time that you fold the printable out, it reveals a new person of the Holy Trinity with a symbol, and it also reveals a prayer to them at the same time. Watch this shot play of the printable unfolding step by step. (Click picture to enlarge) This … [Read more...]

How to Make an Easy Shamrock from Pipe Cleaners

This is a great tip for making Shamrocks from pipe cleaners! This picture really says it all: Just put 3 of your fingers together,  and wrap the pipe cleaner around all them, 1 at a time. Pull it off the tops of your fingers, and twist the 2 ends together to hold it. Trim the stem to your desired length. You're finished! Even if kids need some help, use their fingers to wrap around … [Read more...]

Shamrock Shepherd’s Pie for St. Patrick’s Day {and a linky!}

I thought for today's First Friday link-up, it would be fun to have a St. Patrick's day theme! Scroll to the bottom of this post to see everyone's ideas and add your own links. As many of you already know, I have a St. Patrick's day article out in Catholic Digest this month. I was really excited about the projects I got to share! There are directions in the article for making a shepherd's pie … [Read more...]

How to Make a St. Brigid’s Cross with Kids

I have wanted to try making a St. Brigid's cross for years, but never got around to it until now. It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be, and we had a lot of fun! St. Brigid's feast day is on February 1, but St. Patrick's day is an equally great time to make this fun craft! I decided to experiment with several materials to see what made the best cross. Here are a few I made out of … [Read more...]

Religious Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

Catholic ABC's Week: 24  Letter of the week: TTheme: TrinitySaint of the Week: St. ThereseCraft: Trinity Shamrock CraftThis week we are learning about the letter "T", and what better time to learn about the Trinity than for St. Patrick's Day?! I just love when the whole world is celebrating Catholic feast days! :-)For this craft, all you need is green fun foam, plastic craft string, and … [Read more...]

Childrens Song for St. Patrick’s Day

As some of ya'll already know, my 5 year old daughter loves to craft! But my 2 year old son... not so much, actually. However, I have found that he seems to respond really well to music! I've been trying to work more music into our activities, so we made up a little song for St. Patrick that goes with our Saint Patrick puppets. :-) This can also go with my St. Patrick from the Alphabet Saint … [Read more...]