Child Saint Peg Dolls- A List Of Ideas

As ya'll know, I am a BIG fan of Saint peg dolls. We started with a set from a peg doll exchange for Christmas, and the kids loved them. They still play with them nearly every day. (For those of you who think you can't take on the painting, be sure to check out my decoupagable peg dolls- you can find all of my peg doll resources here.) Most recently, we added some child Saints to our peg … [Read more...]

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...]

Easy Party Food Ideas for All Saints’ Day- Downloadable Labels Included!

In an effort to make some easy snacks for our All Saints' Day party, I've been brainstorming ways to make every day food into cute Saint food. I did this a few years ago by attaching holy cards to bowls of food, such as a St. Francis holy card (Patron saint of animals) on a bowl of animal crackers. This year I decided to take that a step further by making these free printable saint labels! Here … [Read more...]

Nun Craft – Paper Bag Puppets

Catholic ABC's Week: 19 Letter of the week: N Theme: Nun Saint of the Week: St. Nicholas Craft: Paper Bag Nun Puppets Materials needed to complete this craft: Paper lunch bags Assorted construction paper Glue Googly eyes Manila File Folder Scissors Assorted supplies for "extras" I developed this craft to use with my preschool co-op class, who are all 2 years old. This … [Read more...]

Embroider the Saints

As many of you know, my daughter is named for St. Therese, so I'm really excited about her feast day being right around the corner! I wanted to show you all this adorable St. Therese doll that Violet's Godmother made her for her baptism. Isn't it the sweetest little thing? She also embroidered Violet's name and baptism date on the back. First she embroidered St. Therese's outline, … [Read more...]

St. Therese Crafts, Printables, and Fun for Kids!

St. Therese's feast day is coming up on October 1. She is a well loved saint by many, and there are literally endless ways to celebrate her feast day. Here is a roundup of cute ideas to get you started with your St. Therese feast day plans :-) St. Therese invented Sacrifice beads. Isn't that cool?! The Little Ways has the history behind sacrifice beads, and great directions on making your own … [Read more...]

Rose Cupcakes for St. Therese

When I saw these rose cupcakes over on I Am Baker, I knew they were just the right thing for my Baby Shower of Roses! And they really aren't as tricky to make as you'd think! These would be great to make for St. Therese's feast day (Oct 1) or St. Rose of Lima's feast day, which is coming up August 23! I made my roses out of candy melts, and it worked perfectly! Although I made twice the … [Read more...]

Catholic Baby Shower Idea- Shower of Roses!

Are you looking for a Catholic baby shower idea? Well, here's a baby shower I just threw for my sister-in-law! It was "Shower of Roses" themed, honoring St. Therese. "After my death, I will let fall a shower of roses" - St. Therese of Lisieux.   So welcome to this "Baby Shower" of Roses! A baby shower thrown in celebration of new life, and also in theme of St. Therese! :-) The Invitations … [Read more...]

You’re Invited to a Catholic Baby Shower- A Baby Shower of Roses!

St. Therese said "After my death, I will let fall a shower of roses", and St. Therese is very well known for the roses she showers when you ask for her intercession through prayer! It turns out that my sister-in-law (whose name is Teresa) is due with their first child on October 1- St. Therese's feast day! I've always thought it would be a cute idea to throw a Catholic baby shower, or a … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Sacrifice Beads

I was using my new awesome Catholic Toolbar the other day (you can download yours for free here) and I found these amazing directions for making sacrifice beads! St. Therese used beads on a string as a child to count the acts of love she did for God. They're now known as "Sacrifice Beads" or  "Good Deed Beads". When you do an act for God, you push a bead across the string in, and the bead … [Read more...]