Printable Peg Dolls: The Passion Set

Well, you have all been asking for a second set of decoupagable peg dolls since I came out with the first set, and here it is! This set has the characters you need to act out the Passion of Jesus, including everyone you need for the 14 Stations of the Cross. For anyone unfamiliar with my printable peg dolls, the concept is easy. All you have to do is paint the head, and then you print and … [Read more...]

Holy Week In Handprints- A Craft For Every Day Of Holy Week

I made a printable book that tells the story of Holy Week for children. The story is adapted from the book of Matthew, and the story is illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate in a handprint craft, and the craft also becomes a keepsake to be treasured. … [Read more...]

Lenten Activities for Children

If you're looking for ways to observe Lent with your kids this year, you've come to the right place! Browse all my Lenten resources for families by subject below. Click on the link for full directions or printables. Be sure to save this link- I update this post every time I come out with new Lenten resources for kids.   Click here to download my printable Lenten calendar- … [Read more...]

Stations of the Cross CD for Kids

I have been meaning to type up a post about this CD for years, so here goes! This Stations of the Cross CD from Holy Heroes is fantastic! I think every Catholic family with kids should have a copy. In fact, I think it's good even if you don't have kids. :-) This goes through all the Stations, and is extremely professional and well done! You can hear all the sounds in the background, such as … [Read more...]

Lenten Activities for Kids

You can see all of my Lenten Posts by clicking here, or browse the links below. See all the Ash Wednesday Posts Here. Preparing for Lent With Children- are you ready? Bury the Alleluia Pretzels for Lent Sacrifice ideas for kids The Lent Song for Kids Counting Down the Days of Lent: Print this Lenten Countdown calendar- this is by far the most popular Catholic Icing … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide for Celebrating Holy Week With Kids! {And a Linky!}

There are so many ways to teach your kids about holy week, and I want to know what your ideas are! First, here are some of my posts from the archives! Holy Week Craft Round Up Holy Week Coloring Pages and Printables Food for Celebrating Holy Week Palm Sunday Craft Round-up Holy Thursday Craft of the Last Supper  Stations of the Cross File Folder Activity Printable … [Read more...]

Stations of the Cross Montessori Activity for Catholic Kids

If you're looking for a Montessori style, hand-on Catholic preschool curriculum, check out Catholic ABC's! Yesterday's stations of the cross eggs have 2 parts for us, even though either activity can stand on its own. My Catholic preschool class has been needing some new Montessori activities to do during the "works" portion of our class, so I put together a stations of the cross file folder … [Read more...]

Stations of the Cross Eggs for Catholic Kids!

I've been trying to teach my kids about the Stations of the Cross this lent, and it's going really well! We just came up with these Stations of the Cross eggs, and I'm so excited about them!!! Because there are 14 stations, and only 12 eggs in a dozen, I used an egg carton that holds 18 eggs. The first 14 (for the stations) I used purple eggs with the numbers drawn on top with a … [Read more...]

Printable Stations of the Cross for Children

It's a great idea to go over the Stations of the Cross with children during Lent. When we find ourselves traveling on Good Friday (to be with family on Easter) I always print a Stations of the Cross booklet to take with us so we can pray them on the drive. Here are some printable resources for the Stations of the Cross that are all free! Here is a free printable stations booklet from Catholic … [Read more...]

Catholic St. Veronica Craft

So I've been working on some more crafts for holy week, and this is a craft where you make your own version of Veronica's veil after she wipes the face of Jesus. It's done using a faux batik technique for kids. Here's the completed craft: Supplies Needed: White scrap fabric (something "natural" and pre-washed) Non-washable tempera paints School Glue (NOT glue all) I highly … [Read more...]