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Celebrating the Solemnity Of The Ascension With Kids (Crafts, Printables, More!)

The story of the ascension of Jesus into heaven is such a great Bible story to teach children!  I always find that when I reach kids on their own level with fun, hands-on activities, it helps them learn the story and retain it longer. You can find all of my Bible crafts for kids here. Ascension Thursday or Sunday is the perfect time to celebrate the solemnity of the ascension with kids, so … [Read more...]

Ascension of Jesus Crafts for Kids

The solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus is such a great day to celebrate with kids when living the liturgical year in your home!  I always find that when I reach kids on their own level with fun, hands-on activities, it helps them learn the story and retain it longer. You can find all of my resources for celebrating the ascension with kids here. Today, let's check out these ascension of Jesus … [Read more...]

Count Down The Easter Season- Printable Countdown Bunting

The Easter season lasts 50 days for Catholics, which is 10 more days than Lent! It's like St. Pope John Paul II said, "We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song!". The season of Easter includes 8 Sundays, and we love to count all the days until Pentecost so we can remember to keep celebrating through this entire 50 day joyous season! You can see all of my ideas for celebrating all 50 days … [Read more...]

Home Altar Idea: Liturgical Scrabble!

I found the most absolutely beautiful pictures of a liturgical mantle I had EVER seen on a facebook group by Aislinn, and I just had to ask her to share the idea with our community! She calls it "liturgical scrabble", and it's such a simple Catholic decor idea that can work for any feast, season, or holiday. This idea looks fabulous across her mantle, but would be equally awesome on a home altar … [Read more...]

EASY Cloud Themed Dessert Ideas For Kids

There are any number of feast days in which it would be awesome to make some cloud shaped snacks or desserts including the Ascension of Jesus, the Assumption of Mary, and even learning about the Saints and heaven in general. Here is a great round up of easy cloud themed dessert ideas for kids that you can actually make at home without the skills of a master chef!   Ascension Food And … [Read more...]

One Activity For Each Sunday Of Easter- Celebrating The Octave Of Easter

In the interest of celebrating the entire Easter season with Catholic kids (it lasts for 50 whole days!!!) I made this list of things you can do each Sunday of Easter with your kids. These are all things that you do while at church on Sunday after mass, and the activities generally involve very little prep. Printable For The Sundays Of Easter Before we jump into the 8 simple ways to … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Entire Easter Season With Catholic Kids- All 50 Days!

All the Easter crafts, snacks, games, books, etc. couldn't possibly all happen on actual Easter Sunday- it's too much! But that’s ok because the Church, in her infinite wisdom, granted an entire season of Easter that lasts for 50 days, all the way through Pentecost!  The secular (cultural) world tends to celebrate Easter during Lent up until Easter Sunday, and then packs up all the … [Read more...]

Symbolic Easter Tea For Kids

This tea party is good to do for all 50 days of the Easter season! I consider this tea party kind of a counterpart to our traditional Lenten tea that we like to have. It's full of symbols for all the things that happened from Easter through Pentecost, and roughly follows the Stations of Light (AKA Stations of the Resurrection, Way of the Light, or Via Lucis) You can find all of our liturgical tea … [Read more...]

Pentecost Resources For Kids: Free Notebooking Page, Crafts, Songs, and More!

We have been continuing on our journey of religious notebooking, and today we covered the topic of Pentecost Sunday! I have been creating these notebooking pages as a series to go along with the book Tell Me About The Catholic Faith, but you could certainly use these to teach kids about the first Pentecost whether or not you are reading that book. You can find the entire 130 page pack of matching … [Read more...]

Religious Easter Crafts And Activities For Kids

Easter is the most important feast day for Christians, and the cornerstone of our faith. But did you know that Easter is not just a day, but an entire season of the church year? It't true! Easter lasts for 50 days- all the way through Pentecost, with 8 full Sundays of Easter! We love to keep our celebration going through this season since we reserve our time before Easter observing Lent. So this … [Read more...]