Make Your Own Sacrifice Beads

When St. Therese was a little girl, she used a string of beads that she made herself to offer acts of love throughout the day. She called it her "chaplet of practices". We now call them "sacrifice beads" or "good deed beads". St. Therese used sacrifice beads as preparation for her First Holy Communion, and they are still a great tool for kids learning to make sacrifices today! You can find all of … [Read more...]

The Best Catholic Children’s Bibles (Choices For All Ages!)

When you're first starting out building your Catholic children's library, it can feel very overwhelming, and quite frankly... expensive!!! Starting out your liturgical library with a good children's bible can make all the difference, and today I would like to share some of my favorites with you. You can find all of my bible resources for Catholic kids here. Today we are going to dive into the best … [Read more...]

World’s Most Ridiculous Sugar Cookie Ever

Today, I'm going to show you how to make the world's most ridiculous sugar cookie ever. This recipe is extremely relevant when you have a kid that has had a bad day for whatever reason, and your mama heart can't take it. You want to do something for your kid, but you just feel powerless. Well... let me tell you. In that moment, it's time to make the world's most ridiculous sugar cookie … [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...]

Saint Feast Days In July (And Other Days To Celebrate With Kids!)

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and July is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Keep scrolling to the bottom of the post because it also includes other fun July feast days and faith filled Summer activities for kids. The month of July is dedicated to the precious blood of Jesus, so there are activities for that as well. Now let's look at … [Read more...]

Multicultural Arts And Crafts Supplies For Kids

As the Catholic faith is spread far and wide around the globe, our Saints, holy heroes, and even Our Lady comes in all different shades and colors! When doing a craft with kids that involves bible characters, Saints, or even a self portrait project, it is important to have supplies available for them in any skin tone they might be looking for. You can find all of my art supply guides here. We are … [Read more...]

Healthy Grasshopper Snack For Kids

I was looking for a fun way to celebrate St. John the Baptist with my kids, and nothing seemed like more fun than making some fun edible grasshopper snacks! These are healthy, a great summer activity for kids, and a fun way to bring the bible to life a little bit for them. This snack would go well with my St. John The Baptist notebooking pages. So today I'm going to show you how to make your own … [Read more...]

How To Make A Pool Noodle Sacred Heart

During the month of June which is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, I wanted to make something really big and fun to celebrate- a giant Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary out of pool noodles! These can be used as a large yard ornament, a door hanging, and also a fun outdoor game for kids! This is actually a small part of my full Sacred Heart VBS program for kids to use at … [Read more...]

Staycation Ideas (That Are Actually Fun And EASY For Families With Kids)

I tried to look up some fun staycation ideas for this summer since we are doing a lot of staying home and limiting our access to people due to the pandemic. You know what I found? People telling me to clean out my closets and visit "virtual" museums online. Ok, gotta say... I was hoping to find something more fun than organizing my home and staring at a screen. I mean the whole idea of playing … [Read more...]

Jesus Loves The Little Children Crafts (Teach Diversity To Christian Kids)

Sometimes it can be easy to skip over the most basic of lessons with our children, and Jesus loving the little children is almost as basic as it gets! These crafts and activities for Christian kids are based on the song about Jesus loving all the children of the world, so it includes some diversity crafts and activities as well. Let's dive into these resources about Jesus loving the little … [Read more...]