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...]

Printable Catholic Prayers for Kids: Posters and Copywork

As I mentioned before, when teaching Catholic kids the basic prayers, it is very important that kids are learning the correct words. We decided to include copy work of all the most common Catholic prayers in Lydia's First Communion Journal this year, so I made printable pages that are easy for kids to use. It's a great activity for teaching Catholic kids their prayers! I have all of them … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids About the Trinity with Apples

I  saw the cutest idea about how to explain the Trinity to kids using an apple! There's even a whole Apple Trinity children's book! Here's how an apple is like the Trinity: The peel, the flesh, and the seeds- 3 parts, to 1 apple. We have 3 parts to 1 God as well: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. The peel is like God the Father, because He protects us. The flesh is … [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...]

4 Tips To Teach Kids How To Make the Sign of the Cross

When I was volunteering at Vacation Bible School over the Summer, my station met in the church, so we taught each group that came through how to genuflect and make the sign of the cross before entering. I was SHOCKED at how many kids (up through 5th grade!) could not do these basic things correctly! We had to re-cap with each group every day that week before entering. It seriously blew my … [Read more...]

Celebrate Trinity Sunday with “Trinity Sundaes”

Ya, I'm pretty much obsessed with the idea of Liturgical Sundaes because they're so easy! This coming Sunday is Trinity Sunday (the Sunday following Pentecost), so without further adieu, I give you the Trinity Sundae: Neapolitan ice cream was no-brainer: 3 flavors, one ice cream. The trinity: 3 persons, one God. I also set out shamrock doilies left from St. Patrick's day because the … [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...]

Saint Patrick Puppet Craft {And a Linky!}

Ya'll know I've been obsessed with making paper bag saint puppets, so today I bring you Saint Patrick! :-) The one above is made with just a lunch sized paper bag, paper, glue, and googly eyes. I drew on the crosses with a marker. Here's a picture of the pieces before they went together: His beard is shaped like a heart. I folded the paper in half and cut it out like this: I also … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Rosary for Kids- A Fun Craft!

When we were making our little rosaries the other week, we also made some trinity shamrock rosaries since St. Patrick's day is just around the corner! :-) I also had some cute child-made ones, but my kids ran off with them. I'm having such a hard time photographing their crafts recently! Lol!   Aren't these shamrock doilies too cute?! I got them at Michael's, and overpaid. I … [Read more...]

Catholic Trinity Craft for Preschoolers

Catholic ABC's Week 3 Number of the week: 3 Theme: Trinity Memory Verse- The Glory Be: Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Craft: Trinity Triangle Materials Needed for Trinity Triangle Craft: Popsicle Sticks (available in plain or in colors at the Dollar … [Read more...]