Stations of the Cross Eggs for Catholic Kids!

I've been trying to teach my kids about the Stations of the Cross this lent, and it's going really well! We just came up with these Stations of the Cross eggs, and I'm so excited about them!!! Check out my new video about how to make these eggs! (Also- please subscribe to my YouTube channel! I’m trying really hard to reach 1,000 subscribers. Thanks!!!) Because there are 14 stations, and … [Read more...]

Printable Stations of the Cross for Children

It's a great idea to go over the Stations of the Cross with children during Lent. When we find ourselves traveling on Good Friday (to be with family on Easter) I always print a Stations of the Cross booklet to take with us so we can pray them on the drive. Here are some printable resources for the Stations of the Cross that are all free! Here is a free printable stations booklet from Catholic … [Read more...]

Holy Week Crafts

Here are some great craft ideas to get your kids involved in Holy Week this year! :-) Holy Week In Handprints- have your kids illustrate the story of Holy Week from the Bible using handprint illustrations. I love this Crosses at Calvary craft from 10 kids and a Dog! Lord, Make me a Saint made these really cool marble paintings- we are totally making them this … [Read more...]

Holy Week Food Ideas

I have seen soooo many cute food ideas for Holy Week! I love that writing this blog keeps me up to date on all the coolest Catholic ideas :-) Ok, here are some of my favorites: Palm Sunday I found this idea at 4 real forums to make Hearts of Palm Dip for Palm Sunday. Cute! Holy Thursday Find the recipe for "Judases" over on Catholic Cuisine.   Good Friday Following the Trails … [Read more...]

Catholic St. Veronica Craft

So I've been working on some more crafts for holy week, and this is a craft where you make your own version of Veronica's veil after she wipes the face of Jesus. It's done using a faux batik technique for kids. Here's the completed craft: Supplies Needed: White scrap fabric (something "natural" and pre-washed) Non-washable tempera paints School Glue (NOT glue all) I highly … [Read more...]

Stations of the Cross Games

I don't know if any of you noticed, but one of my favorite Catholic sites (I Blog Therefore I Am) has changed her name to The Catholic Toolbox! :-) I LOVE this name because it's sooooo fitting! The amount of Catholic lesson plans, activities, and tools of every kind she has compiled seems to be endless. My favorite thing she has on her site is her games- she makes them all herself! Too see a list … [Read more...]

DIY Candle Stations of the Cross

I absolutely love stations of the cross that are candles. The idea is that after each station, you extinguish the coordinating candle. This way, at the end, the room is dark and somber. This amazing idea for votive stations of the cross originally came from Just Another Day in Paradise. She includes directions on how to make them yourself, and a link to the free printable stations she used! … [Read more...]

Make Stations of the Cross Grottos

I really enjoyed our Lent Link-up! Thanks to everyone who came and participated. I was really inspired by a lot of your ideas :-) What do you guys think about having another one for Easter? If we have an Easter link-up, should it be the week before Easter? Let me know in the comments ;-) Wouldn't you like to have your own stations of the cross at home? Well, you can and it won't cost you an arm … [Read more...]