The month of October is dedicated to the rosary. Be sure you teach your kids about the rosary, and pray it more often this month with your children!
Rosary Resources For Kids:
- Learning Your Rosary Prayers The “Write” Way ebook
- Easy rosary craft (all you need is pipe cleaners and beads!)
- Paper bag Rosary book– a different pull out page for each set of mysteries.
- Giant Rosary made from pool noodles– this is a Catholic Icing favorite! 😉
- Craft a Rosary Hanger With Kids
- How to string a Rosary (no specialty supplies needed)
- (to help them get started)
- Shamrock Rosary Craft
- Sacred and Immaculate Heart Rosary Craft
- Round-up of Cupcake (and other edible) Rosaries
- A hands-on way to pray the rosary with your kids- build a rosary board
- Build a giant glow stick rosary
- Make Mini Rosary Books– printable!
- Brother Francis DVD on the Rosary– I love these Brother Francis movies!
Also, check out my Rosary Pinterest Board for even more ideas!
October 1- St. Therese of Lisieux
- Sacrifice With St. Therese– a free printable activity for kids to learn to make small sacrifices like St. Therese
- Make a St. Therese paper bag puppet
- Craft a St. Therese craft out of a toilet paper tube and this printable
- Get these beautiful St. Therese paper dolls
- Check out this St. Therese themed baby shower to get party ideas
October 2- Feast of the Guardian Angels
October 4- St. Francis of Assisi
- Make a printable St. Francis peg doll, complete with little yarn animals
- Make a St. Francis paper bag puppet
- Server animal crackers– super fun and easy!
- Craft a 3 D St. Francis ornament (printable!)
- Hold a scavenger hunt- St. Francis is the patron Saint of lost objects! 😉
October 5- St. Faustina
You can find all of my St. Faustina and Divine Mercy resources here.
October 7- Our Lady of the Rosary (see rosary resources above)
October 16- St. Gerard~ patron Saint of the unborn
October 22- St. Pope John Paul II
- Craft a JPII miter from a toiliet paper tube
- Make a JPII paper bag puppet
- Craft this EASY Vatican flag
- Make and edible Vatican flag
- Find more pope activities here
- Find more JPII crafts and activities here
October 31- All Hallows’ Eve