How To Make A Palm Spiral

Palm spirals are beautiful, and absolutely one of the easiest things you can make out of your Palm Sunday palms! Take your palm, and wrap it around something long and skinny (such as a broom stick). Secure on both ends with a small piece of tape. Allow it to dry for a few days. Remove the tape and slide it off the end. Yes, that's really all there is to it. ;-) These … [Read more...]

Unleavened Bread Recipe- Great Activity For First Communion Or Holy Thursday

Find all of my First Holy Communion resources for kids here. Before I lose anyone- trust me... you can bake unleavened bread! It doesn't involve any yeast or rising or anything! Seriously, you can't mess it up. Take that from someone who is far from being a gourmet chef. ;-) Baking unleavened bread with your kids is a great activity for anytime you're learning about the Last Supper. We are … [Read more...]

Resurrection Rolls Recipe And Story

Check out all of my Christian Easter crafts and recipes here! Do you want to know how to make resurrection rolls? Resurrection rolls are fun, easy, and yummy! They resemble cinnamon rolls. We like to bake them on Holy Saturday and eat them for breakfast on Easter morning. I'm going to give you the recipe for resurrection rolls, and step by step directions on how to use them to teach your kids … [Read more...]

Lenten Crown of Thorns Transformed to Easter Nest

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! One of my favorite Lenten traditions to bring meaning to the season with my children is have a crown of Thorns. Each time you do a good deed or make a Sacrifice, you get to pull out a thorn. Our crown is made from a grapevine wreath and toothpicks. Hopefully, by the end of Lent, the crown is empty. But once … [Read more...]

How To Make Easter Story Cookies {With a Printable Recipe!}

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! Making Easter Story Cookies is a fun way to celebrate the true meaning of Easter with your kids! It's become a tradition at our house on Holy Saturday, so I wanted to share the recipe with all of you. This post has full directions and a picture tutorial for making the cookies. Each ingredient in this recipe is … [Read more...]

Palm Sunday Craft for Kids

We made these Palm Sunday crafts with handprint palms,  and footprint donkeys. So much fun! Updated to say: This became a small part of a much larger resource I made... Holy Week In Handprints! I hope you can enjoy the entire project! {{hugs!}}   Supplies Needed: Paint (preferably washable tempera paint for working with kids) Paper (we cut white poster board into … [Read more...]

Meatless Lenten Meal for Kids

We made this super easy Lenten lunch last Friday, and the kids really loved it! It's amazing how 30 seconds of work can dazzle kids. This would be a perfect, simple lunch to serve on Good Friday (or Ash Wednesday, or any Friday during Lent really). This could not have been easier to do. Make your kids some peanutbutter sandwiches- whatever your family likes. (You know, pb & jelly, pb … [Read more...]

The Crafter in every Catholic…

...comes out on Palm Sunday. :-) Are you looking for directions on how to make a palm cross? This is the method I've always used to make my palm crosses. This kind of palm cross can be made without any cutting, splitting, or gluing, so it's my favorite. Be sure and do it before your palms dry out (so today would be ideal). If you did something cool with your palms, or have any other … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide for Celebrating Holy Week With Kids! {And a Linky!}

There are so many ways to teach your kids about holy week, and I want to know what your ideas are! First, here are some of my posts from the archives! Holy Week Craft Round Up Holy Week Coloring Pages and Printables Food for Celebrating Holy Week Palm Sunday Craft Round-up Holy Thursday Craft of the Last Supper  Stations of the Cross File Folder Activity Printable … [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...]