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...]

Printable Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Craft

Whether you're teaching kids about the Holy Spirit because Pentecost is right around the corner, because you have a baptism coming up, or just because it's a good idea to teach kids about all of the persons in the Holy Trinity, this is a fun an effective way to learn about the gifts of the Holy Spirit! This download includes all 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit as listed in the Catechism of the … [Read more...]

Catholic Fruits Of The Holy Spirit Printable For Kids {7 Craft Ideas!}

When choosing resources to teach kids about the fruits of the Holy Spirit, you have to be sure that they're Catholic so that they include all 12 fruits (rather than only 9). I recently came out with this song to teach Catholic kids the fruits of the Spirit, and now I came out with this printable to go along with it! :-) Download your Fruits of the Spirit Craft now! It's just $2! This … [Read more...]

Make Easy Shaving Cream Eggs – IN The Carton!

I've been seeing shaving cream "dyed" Easter eggs floating around the interwebs, and I've seen people making them on cookie sheets or in muffin tins. The thing is you have to keep the eggs kinda still so you get the swirly pattern, and you need the shaving cream on both sides, which is hard to do on a cookie sheet. So I came up with a solution... making them straight in your egg … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Printable Resurrection Set; Fun Christ-Centered Easter Craft

Ok, as promised when I debuted the Printable Passion set for peg dolls, here is the Resurrection set counterpart! (And I now have a post about painting these little guys in 3 different styles- check it out here.) Nativity sets are so popular at Christmas time (and for good reason), so I can't figure out why the whole Resurrection Set thing at Easter hasn't totally caught on yet. I think … [Read more...]