Catholic How To Draw: Saint Kateri {and a free coloring page!}

Hi, everyone! Today I am continuing with my new "how-to-draw" series for Catholic kids, and I am very excited to present my first how to draw a Catholic Saint... St. Kateri!  She is such a fun Saint because she is the first Native American Saint to be canonized by the Catholic church. She has a very inspiring story, so definitely check it out! Her feast day is coming up on July 14, so if … [Read more...]

Catholic Draw ‘N Learn Friday: The Vatican Flag {and free coloring!!!}

Hello my little cupcakes! It's Friday, and you know what that means here at Catholic Icing... it's time for another Catholic Draw 'N Learn!! Today, I'm going to be showing you step by step how to draw the Vatican flag. I mean... how cool is it that Catholics have our very own country and flag?! Did you know that the Vatican flag is one of only 2 flags in the whole world that has the official … [Read more...]

Catholic How To Draw: The Eucharist

I am still working on my Catholic how to draw series for Catholic kids and posting a video each Friday. Be sure to subscribe to the Catholic Icing YouTube channel so you don't miss them! So in this video, I show kids how to draw a chalice, host, grapes, and also wheat. I thought this was perfect for this week for the feast of Corpus Christi! This would also be perfect for preparing for First … [Read more...]

How To Draw The Trinity Shield For Kids {and free coloring page!}

So my new thing is that I'm posting a new Catholic how-to-draw video each Friday for Catholic kids on my YouTube channel. I'm super excited about it! With Trinity Sunday coming up fast, I thought drawing a Trinity shield would be perfect! I love the idea behind a Trinity shield because it shows exactly what the Trinity is. It helps me to understand it anyway. I made this particular Trinity … [Read more...]

How To Draw A Sacred Heart Video! {And First Friday Linky!}

Happy First Friday, my little cupcakes! I told ya'll I was resurrecting our old First Friday linky parties, and here it is! (A little late, but still lol) First, in honor of the most Sacred Heart of Jesus on this First Friday, I posted a "How To Draw The Sacred And Immaculate Hearts" video on my YouTube channel. Be sure to check it out with your kids! I squeeze in some of the symbolism for your … [Read more...]

How To Draw A Chalk Pastel Nativity {Leonardo da Vinci Style}

Through our Charlotte Mason method of education, we study 3 artists per year, and we are currently studying Leonardo da Vinci. I thought I would share our Christmas project with you- a nativity drawn in da Vinci's style. This projects is very easy and simple, so no stress on mom. ;-) Supplies Needed To Draw Your Own Nativity: Brown paper (We used cut up grocery bags. You could … [Read more...]

Printable Catholic Prayers for Kids: Posters and Copywork

As I mentioned before, when teaching Catholic kids the basic prayers, it is very important that kids are learning the correct words. We decided to include copy work of all the most common Catholic prayers in Lydia's First Communion Journal this year, so I made printable pages that are easy for kids to use. It's a great activity for teaching Catholic kids their prayers! I have all of them … [Read more...]

Why Kids Should Write Their Prayers- The Importance of Copywork

Copywork has an important place in education. We have decided to copy all of the major prayers for Lydia's First Holy Communion journal, and here's why. Do you see that? That's a monk swimmin'. Doesn't ring any bells? Well, it's a line in the Hail Mary prayer. Remember? "...Blessed art thou, a monk swimmin', and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus." Oh, wait. That's right- it's … [Read more...]

How to Draw Grapes and Wheat for Catholic Kids

As promised earlier this week, today I am sharing a how-to-draw-grapes-and-wheat-download with all of you! I love the combination when how-to-draws meet handwriting practice, so I decided to make some printable Catholic packs where your kids can learn to draw Catholic things, practice their penmanship, and learn some facts along the way. :-) In this download, you get a page that teaches … [Read more...]