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- FREE!
Post about observing Lent BEFORE celebrating Easter
40 Days, 40 Ways– 40 simple ways to observe Lent with your family that don’t involve prep work
Mardi Gras Ideas
Preparing for Lent With Children– are you ready?
Counting Down the Days of Lent
Print this Lenten Countdown calendar– this is by far the most popular Catholic Icing post of all time!
Lenten Calendar stick-ons– just print these, and use a glue stick to put them on your regular calendar. Free to print!
Have a Lenten cross- this is the Lenten version of an Advent wreath
Make a crown of thorns– kids get to pull the toothpicks for making sacrifices and doing good deeds.
Sacrifice beans– how to use them during Lent and Easter, plus a free printable.
Easy Crown of thorns craft– a smaller, simple version. Cheap and easy- great for doing in a group!
Giving Alms– a coin to donate every day.
Stations Of The Cross
Stations of the Cross Eggs– this is one of my favorites!!!
Stations of the Cross CD– I love love love this CD!
Printable Passion Set Dolls– Tell the story of the passion using these peg dolls. The set comes with all the characters you need to go through the Stations of the Cross.
Holy Week In Handprints– a printable book with the story of Holy Week. Your child illustrates the book his or herself with handprints! Full directions for all handprint crafts included in download.
Build Jerusalem Out Of Blocks– help your kids understand where things happened during Holy Week
Catholic Resurrection Eggs, or “Holy Week” eggs.
Last Supper Craft– it’s printable and FREE!
Also, check out my First Holy Communion page for more Eucharist ideas.
The Passion story told with a symbolic lunch– Scripture verses included!
Also, see the Stations Of The Cross ideas towards the top of this post.
More Lenten Ideas
Last but not least, check out my Lenten Pinterest board for even more Lent awesomeness .
Also, you can make this Liturgical season wheel so your kids can always keep up with what Liturgical season it is!
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