Saint Costumes For All Saints’ Day

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...]

Saint-O-Lantern Idea: St. Francis’ Friends

I wanted to come up with a fresh idea for Catholic pumpkin carving, but I really didn't feel like scooping seeds and pumpkin guts. I've always been more of a fan of painting pumpkins myself. Anywho, I came up with this idea to decorate pumpkins with Catholic kids for All Saints' day, and I wanted to share it with all of you. I decided it would be really fun to make a bunch of animal … [Read more...]

Day Of The Dead Costume For All Saints’ Day – DIY Sugar Skull Makeup

If you are looking for ideas for All Saints' Day costume ideas for kids, be sure to check out my Saint Costume Directory! In Mexico, the Catholic Hallowtide (All Hallow’s Eve, All Saints' Day, and All Soul's Day) is celebrated as The Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos. At our house, we love to celebrate Catholic traditions from around the world, and so in the interest of keeping the All … [Read more...]

Easy and Fun All Saints’ Day Costumes: “I Have A Patron” (Free Printable!)

For me, it's always important that being Catholic and celebrating the feasts and so on with my kids is something that we GET to do. Not something we HAVE to do. And we've all been there- we try to talk our kids into being St. this or St. that.. and they just really really really want to be Spider Man. And sometimes, in the interest of not wanting them to hate being Catholic and feel like it's … [Read more...]

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin is a post by contributing writer Kristen at Drawn2BCreative and the adorable children in the pictures are my amazing nieces and nephew. Enjoy the post! :-) October is one of my favorite months! It's full of beautiful fall weather, apple cider, pumpkin spice (yea I'm on that band wagon, don't judge), pumpkin carving and if you're Catholic, a whole month devoted … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Party Ideas for Kids

It's that time of year again, time to plan your All Saints' Day party! I rounded up all of my Saint crafts, food ideas, costume tutorials, printables, and more in one place- this page! Be sure to save this link! ;-)   Saint Costumes for Kids If you are looking for ideas for All Saints' Day costume ideas for kids, be sure to check out my Saint Costume Directory! Fun And Easy … [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...]

Praying For The Dead With Kids

Did you know that praying for the dead is a Spiritual Work of Mercy? I love that the Catholic church has so much beauty built into her Liturgical calendar that there is a season for everything. This way, we remember to do things we would otherwise forget. If you think you've "missed" praying for the dead this year if you've been busy with All Saints' Day parties up until now, think again. … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes From Catholic Icing- And Share Yours!

I started my annual All Saints' Day costume share over on facebook- you can share your pictures in the comments to enter, and "like" all of your favorites. The photo with the most likes will receive some children's Saint books for a fun prize. :-) We've got some really cute costumes over there- check them out and vote! (PS. There are no rules so you can "like" as many as you want) I thought … [Read more...]

Simple All Saints’ Day Tea Party

So I've lived in places with excellent Catholic communities (such as Steubenville Ohio, and Northern Virginia) and I've lived in places with a far lesser Catholic presence (like South Carolina, where we currently live.) Although I still have an amazing virtual Catholic community, I don't really have Catholic friends that live here in town, but I decided not to let that stop me from celebrating All … [Read more...]