St. Michael And The Archangels Printable Craft Pack

Well it’s that time of year! The feast of the archangels, September 29, is just around the corner! If you are looking for a way to celebrate Michaelmas with your kids, you are going to love this new St. Michael and the archangels craft pack I just made this month! This downloadable pack includes all 3 archangels, Saint Michael, Saint Raphael, and Saint Gabriel. This St. Michael And The … [Read more...]

Michaelmas Recipe- St. Michael’s Blackberry Pie

The feast day of St. Michael and the Archangels is just around the corner on September 29, and there are a lot of traditional recipes to celebrate this day! Some traditional recipes for Michaelmas include goose, carrots, bannock, and also... pretty much anything with blackberries! If you want to learn more about Michaelmas traditions, read this article.   The legend of St. Michael and … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate Michaelmas – The Feast Day Of St. Michael

Catholic families that live the liturgical year at home look forward to celebrating the feast of St. Michael and the Archangels on September 29! Much like the feast days "Christmas" or "Candlemas", the name comes from pushing the main word... Michael... into the word "mass". Henceforth, Michaelmas (pronounced "mick-el-miss", like nickels, but with an "M"). Today, I would like to share with you … [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...]

Feast Day Of Guardian Angels; 10 Ways To Celebrate

The guardian angel feast day is on October 2! Here are some fun and easy ideas to celebrate this special day with your family. Teach Children About Guardian Angels! Don't ever forget the important teaching step of celebrating a feast day with kiddos! Here are the main points I have taught my kids about guardian angels: God made a special angel for you called your guardian angel. … [Read more...]

Printable Angel Handprint Craft For Kids

The feast day of guardian angels is coming up on October 2! At our house, we are working our way through Catholic ABC's, and A was for Angel.   Usually when I do Catholic ABC's, I do the handprint angel craft on a canvas bag with all of my preschoolers for the first class. That way, they have a bag to carry their preschool stuff in for the year. However, this year we're doing … [Read more...]

How To Decorate Easy Angel Cookies: Letter A Snack

Apparently, I love to have alphabet series going on this blog. First I did Catholic alphabet crafts (which turned into Catholic ABC's), then I moved onto a Bible alphabet craft series, and this year I'm doing Bible themed snacks. So here we go, A is for easy Angel cookies! I decided to do the alphabet snack thing with Violet this year because I wanted a 1 on 1 activity we could do together … [Read more...]

How to Make a No Sew Tutu and Add it to Any Costume for Instant Cuteness!

I will admit to jumping on a band-wagon here. I kept seeing costume after costume come through Pinterest with tutus, and I'm talking way beyond fairies and ballerinas. People are adding tutus to every kind of costume, and it's adorable! I've seen super heros, pirates, clowns, peacocks, ...even fruit costumes that are all sporting tutus! When I saw this Indian costume with a tutu, I knew there was … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Angel Wings- The Easy Way

If your kids are dressing up for All Saints' Day, an angel can be a great costume! Easy for girls (just pair a white dress with some wings, and voila!) and an easy costume to talk boys into (since St. Michael wears armor and carries a sword.) My little Violet has asked to be an angel 2 years in a row now, and wings, of course, are vital to an angel costume. The wings were super easy to … [Read more...]

Christian ABC Crafts

I've already done the whole series of Catholic ABC crafts, however, this year at our homeschool co-op, I am teaching an interdenominational preschool class, so I'm having to re-vamp some of the lessons. I'm working on making lessons that go through the alphabet that can be used by all Christians. Even for Catholics, it's fun to make up some new crafts that are more Bible based. My own kids have … [Read more...]