How to Make Patriotic Beads- a Picture Turtorial!

So when Sarah (the Clay Rosary Girl) left my house, I just couldn't stop making beads! So I made a bunch of red, white, and blue ones. They are a lot of fun to make because they have such high contrast, and they're really cheery! Once you make them, you can use them for religious necklaces, bracelets, rosaries- whatever! (I did not make the letter beads.) I used Sculpey for making mine, … [Read more...]

Patriotic Rosary for the 4th of July

I ran across the idea of praying a patriotic rosary here, and I loved it! What a great idea with the 4th of July coming up! It would be fun to make some red white and blue rosaries with kids to go along with the idea! Here are a few of ideas for praying a patriotic rosary: 1st Decade: for the Executive Branch 2nd Decade: for the Supreme Court 3rd Decade: for Congress 4th Decade: … [Read more...]

Christian 4th of July Crafts

I think you could make pretty much any 4th of July craft Christian by incorporating one of the following phrases: "In God We Trust" "One Nation Under God" "God Bless America" For generic Fourth of July Kid's Crafts, I just love the Crafty Crow's selection. :-) But I did find some crafts that are already set up to be Christian. FYI, the patron saint of the United States of America is Our … [Read more...]

God’s Eyes or ‘Ojo de Dios’

I have fond memories of crafting God's Eyes as a child. I guess some Christian crafts just don't go out of style :-) They symbolize the all seeing eye of God. This craft is great for kids of a wide age span, and the materials are easy to come by! I was thinking that making some red white and blue God's Eyes (or Ojo de Dios) would be a fun activity for the 4th of July, followed by a prayer … [Read more...]