Welcome! I’ve rounded up all of my First Holy Communion resources on this easy-to-navigate page. There are tons of supplements here for First Communion preparation! You will find First Communion Crafts, First Communion Printables, First Communion Party Ideas, resources for making First Reconciliation, and much more. Whether you’re looking for First Communion resources for the home, for the classroom, or for a First Communion retreat, you’ve come to the right place!
Preparing For First Communion
- Kicking off the First Communion School year
- 14 First Holy Communion Traditions
- Object Lesson the Teaches the concept of Transubstantiation
First Communion Journal/Notebook Activities:
- About First Communion Journals– how to get started
- First Communion Journal Cover
- How to draw Grapes and Wheat
- Patron Saint Page– have your child fill out basic information about any Saint
- Printable Prayer Starters for a ring– teach independent prayer to children
More Great Activities to do with kids during their First Holy Communion Prep Year:
- Start a simple scripture journal
- The Importance of Prayer Copy Work
- Bake Unleavened Bread– an easy recipe!
- Printable Countdown Calendar to the big day! (super fun to build anticipation!)
First Communion Crafts for Kids
- Paper cut Monstrance Craft
- EASY Doily Monstrance Craft
- 3D Monstrance Craft
- Last Supper Craft (printable)
- Silhouette Chalice and Eucharist Craft
- How to Make a First Communion Banner
- 50 First Communion Banner Samples- a great way to get First Communion Banner Ideas
- Handprint Monstrance Craft
- True Presence Craft– (Changes from monstrance to Jesus- printable color by number. Just print, color, and fold like a fan!)
More First Communion Ideas
- Make a Mass kit for kids to get familiar with Mass objects
- Set up a way for parishioners to pray for First Communicants
- The story of my daughter’s First Communion in photos
Ideas for the Big Day!
First Communion party planning and more.
- First Communion Party– centerpiece and cake ideas!
- How to Make Your Own Cross Pops out of jolly ranchers
- Easy way to decorate First Communion cookies or cupcakes
- Cake and Food ideas for First Communion Party
- First Communion Gift Ideas
Ideas for First Reconciliation
- Treasures Of Reconciliation Craft– One of my favorites!
- 5 Steps to a Good Confession– Free Printable for Kids!
- Practice Confession with a pretend confessional at home– a download to make this easy for you is available!
- Gift ideas for this special day
Also, check out my First Communion Pinterest Board for even more ideas!
To get kids involved in Mass during this important year, I highly recommend A Picture Book of the Mass Illustrated by the Masters. These are also available in discounted bulk purchases for churches to purchase for entire First Communion programs. Click for more information.
Be sure to check again soon for even more First Communion supplements for children!