This is a resource page to help “extras” while running your Catholic ABC’s program from your home, at co-op, or at your religious education program at your church. Hope you find these resources helpful on your preschool journey!
Easy Printing Page: Find all the copyable pages from the “Master Copies” section of Catholic ABC’s ready to print. No scanner or copier needed. 🙂
ABC Saints: These are now available as a download, and match the Catholic ABC’s Saints of the week! These include the Saints from A-Z in both black and white and in color. The Saints are printed, colored, cut, and glued around toliet paper tubes to make them stand up. These fun characters are loved by children of all ages!
How To Implement Hands-On At Home: A very in-detail post about the nuts and bolts of having Montessori inspired activities in your home. This post will walk you through what is affordable, reasonable, and DO-able. 🙂
Pre-K At Our House: Ever wondered exactly how I implement preschool in our actual home? Peek in on one complete week. I also explain in this post how we use All About Reading for preschoolers with Catholic ABC’s. They’re a great pair!
Prayer Table Set-Up: Some specifics of the prayer table I use for Catholic ABC’s closing circle time.
Catholic ABC’s Scripture Verse Cards: A free download with all the Catholic ABC’s scripture! Now it’s easier than ever to help your kids on their Scripture memorization journey.
Scripture Memorization System: A system to use your scripture cards in a spiraling-type program so the kids are reminded of their past Scripture verses. This system really works!
Other Recommended Preschool Curriculum: Catholic ABC’s is a complete religious curriculum for preschoolers. I start it when they are 2. By the time my preschoolers are in pre-K, I generally add a few more things. You can see what those things are here.
Introducing Preschoolers To Letters: I have a post that will help you avoid 4 common pitfalls when introducing preschoolers to letters! Check it out here.
Bible ABC Crafts: I did this series when I tweaked Catholic ABC’s to work in a protestant co-op we joined. I read the Bible stories from the Children’s Bible, and made a Bible series of crafts.
Catholic ABC Crafts: Some of these are different than the crafts in the book. In general, I like the crafts from the book better for various reason, but when you’re in a pinch for supplies this list can be worth checking.
Weaving The Faith Into Your Child’s Life: My theory on how and why to start teaching children about their faith at a young age.
Liturgical Wheel Craft: You know the Liturgical wheel I recommend making on page 37? Well, it’s now printable!
*Coming Soon* Grab Bag Ideas: When you’re stumped for ideas of things to put in your weekly grab bag, these ideas can help you out of a bind.
Alphabet Sensory Bin: How I adapted the grab bag to be used at home all week.
ABC Snack Ideas: I’m cooking my way through the alphabet with my 4 year old, so you can find fun alphabet snacks from A-Z!
Organizing Your Children’s Library At Home: How to organize your religious, seasonal, and year-round children’s books so they’re easy to find, and easy for children to maintain independently.
Supplemental Materials And Ideas; Letter By Letter