Our Lady Of Lourdes Diorama {Printable Craft For Catholic Kids!}

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is February 11, and the feast of St. Bernadette is April 16! Celebrating these feasts with Catholic kids is super fun, and the story of St. Bernadette and Our Lady of Lourdes is certainly a favorite! If you'd like to hear all about this craft and see how it assembles in a video, watch away! (Also- please subscribe to my YouTube channel! I'm trying really hard … [Read more...]

Saint Valentine’s Day With Catholic Kids- Printable Pack

I was thinking about St. Valentine's Day coming up, and I couldn't believe that I don't have St. Valentine in my Alphabet Saint pack! So I decided to make a separate pack for 'ol St. Valentine. This download was free for a limited time, but is now a paid-for download. It is $2 for the whole pack, and I hope you and your little ones enjoy it! The Saint Valentine Pack is 8 pages. It … [Read more...]

Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette Feast Day Ideas

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is February 11, and the feast day of St. Bernadette is April 16. Our Lady of Lourdes appeared to St. Bernadette at the grotto many times. To read about the story, click here. For ideas on celebrating this truly remarkable feast days, read on! Create your own printable pop-up grotto craft with this download! You can make your own grotto out of rice krispy … [Read more...]

Saint Valentine’s Day Countdown Craft

So a few years back, I designed a scripture countdown chain with one love bible verse for each of the 14 days in February counting down to the feast of St. Valentine, and now, it's even better! :-) This craft is printable, and easy to assemble. Each day in February you just tear off one link and read the scripture about love with your children. That's it! A fun and easy way to … [Read more...]

How To Make A Yarn Doll Angel

I have loved yarn dolls since I was a little girl, and this Christmas I was in the mood to make some with my kids to share this timeless craft with them! Here's the angel we made. Supplies Needed To Make A Yarn Doll: Yarn (about 30 Yards per doll. Perhaps a bit more for dolls with dresses, and a bit less for dolls with legs.) A book or piece of cardboard Scissors Supplies … [Read more...]

Soft Manger For Baby Jesus Yarn Craft

It's traditional during Advent for children to have an empty manger for Baby Jesus. Each time they do a good deed, they get to place a piece of "straw" in the manger and make a soft bed for Baby Jesus by Christmas day. Here's a craft you can do for your kids to participate in this fun tradition! Materials Needed To Make This Craft: A popsicle stick (We used the "craft spoons" size, … [Read more...]

Yarn Wrapped Star: Ornament Craft For Kids

This is a fun craft for kids, easy to make, makes a good gift, and unlike many of the Christmas crafts (example:reindeer) floating around, and star points to the true meaning of Christmas... our Lord Jesus Christ! :-) This would also make an excellent craft for the epiphany! Materials Needed For Your Yarn Wrapped Star: Yarn: any color (Variegated yarn is fun) Popsicle sticks … [Read more...]

Easy St. Nicholas Day Brownies For Catholic Kids

This time of year, Little Debbie comes out with Santa shaped brownies, and they're actually cut in a way that resembles quite closely the miter's hat of St. Nicholas.   All these brownies need is a little cross on the miter. This would be easily added with a tiny tube of white icing! I actually had some cross shaped candies from last Easter that put on our hats. Voila! St. Nicholas … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate St. Nicholas Day; Ideas, Printables, and More!

Many Catholic children around the world celebrate St. Nicholas day! It is said that there were three poor girls that could not get married because they had no dowry, and St. Nicholas came and secretly left three purses of gold for them at night. So the tradition of leaving out shoes to be filled with gifts was born of a generous stranger leaving presents for those in need. A great way … [Read more...]

Printable Advent Countdown Calendar For Catholic Kids

Advent is almost upon us and this year I have something extra special to share with you- a printable countdown calendar for your kids! And it's FREE for the first 3 days, so download yours and share the link NOW! On the first Sunday of Advent, the download is going to cost $1. Welcome to Catholic Icing- a place where you can find fun resources for Catholic kids year round! If you would like to … [Read more...]