All Saints Day Party Games (Fun DIY Ideas For Your Kids!)

I have a lot of resources for planning All Saints Day Parties for Catholic kids, but today I want to specifically share some Saint game ideas with you! If you're having a party this year, here are some DIY Saint themed game ideas to make your party extra fun and also help kids learn a thing or 2 about the Saints! The basic idea behind designing games for an All Saints' Day party is to think … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costume Directory

All Saint's day is right around the corner, and this is a super fun day to celebrate with Catholic kids! Costumes, games, treats... what's not to love? I would consider costumes the most iconic part of celebrating All Saints' Day with kids, and over the years I have written a lot about Saint costumes! So here is a directory to easily navigate all my costume posts. Also, if you are having an … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes For Sale

Celebrating All Saints' Day with Catholic kids is an excellent way to live the liturgical year at home, and you can't celebrate All Saints' Day without some Saint costumes! While dressing up at Saints is a really fun way to learn about the Saints and celebrate being Catholic, sometimes that can be a stresser for mom. Depending on the year, sometimes I made elaborate diy Saint costumes for my … [Read more...]

Holidays In Handprints- A DIY Christmas Treasury For Catholic Children

I created a printable book that is a special Christmas treasury for Catholic kids, and the pages are illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) (For those of you familiar with my products, it's the Advent/Christmas counterpart to Holy Week In Handprints.) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate … [Read more...]

Free Printable Scripture Thanksgiving Handprint Craft

I've been working on a new project that I'm really excited about and I wanted to share a preview {and a freebie!} with all of you for Thanksgiving! So a handprint turkey is a classic, but I have mixed it here with a printable that includes a thankful scripture. It includes a scripture, in fact, that Catholics are going to instantly recognize from singing it in Mass their whole lives. :-) … [Read more...]

Coloring Your Own Advent Candles The Easy Way

This year, we made our own Advent Candles again... this time from dripping crayons with the hair dryer! Finding Advent candles is always a challenge for Catholics this time of year. Pink and purple aren't typical Christmas colors, so they can be hard to hunt down. Sometimes they have the packs of taper candles, but they have trouble lasting the whole season. And ordering or finding pink … [Read more...]

Heirloom Draw-On Tablecloth: A Holiday Tradition Idea For Your Family

This tablecloth that we draw on is a family tradition my mom started last year, and it's been a huge hit! At holidays, my mom brings out her white tablecloth, along with a baggie of sharpie markers, and everyone adds a little bit to the tablecloth, along with their name and the year. It's really fun to add to, and also fun to see the pictures from holidays past! Updated To Answer … [Read more...]

Day of the Dead Arts and Crafts Roundup

All Souls' Day is coming up on November 2- this is also known as the Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos). I love all the colorful skulls used to celebrate this day in Mexico! I'm a really colorful person- I know... total shocker! :-P You can read more about the Day of the Dead as a Catholic celebration here. I love these painted sugar skull rocks from Color Me Happy! I think kids … [Read more...]

Easy To Make Saint-O-Lantern (With Crayon Melting!)

If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate All Saint's Day with your Catholic kids, you have come to the right place! Check out all of my All Saints' Day resources for families here. To make this adorable All Saint's Day pumpkin (that requires no, I repeat NO artistic skill) read on, my friend. :-) Here's a video explaining how to make the Saint-O-Lantern. It's the same info that's in … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Liturgical Year in November- With Free Calendar Printables

It is my goal here at Catholic Icing to help you actually live your Catholic faith with your children- not to just fill your Pinterest boards with great ideas that never get utilized. I am a mother, just like you. I understand how overwhelming it can be. I know that nothing ever actually gets removed from the mother's "to-do" list. It only gets moved back to the bottom of the list to be done … [Read more...]