Printable Peg Dolls- Just Paint The Head And Decoupage The Rest!

I have wanted a set of Catholic peg Saints pretty much since I first saw them somewhere around 5 years ago. However, there were 2 really big deterrents that stood in my way: Buying hand-painted peg dolls is really expensive. Painting wooden peg dolls myself is extremely time-consuming. But now, I invented a secret option number 3 for you guys... Printable Saint peg … [Read more...]

Printable Book Of Centuries- How To Make It, And How To Use It

A "Book Of Centuries" is the fancy Charlotte Mason way of saying "Timeline In A Book". The main idea of a book of centuries is that for each 2 page spread you open your book to, you are glancing at 1 century. You keep the book for your entire education, and add only the things that you personally learn about in History. Keeping your own personal book of centuries helps you relate things … [Read more...]

Bible Alphabet Craft For The Letter X

I was a little worried about the letter X, given that it's such a weird letter, but this actually turned out really well! For the letter "X", we went with eXalted! Supplies Needed: Card stock White oil pastel (or crayon) Watercolor paints Paint brushes Wooden dowels or skewers Before class begins, write "JESUS" on each piece of card stock with your white oil pastel. If you … [Read more...]

Walk With Jesus- Craft For The Letter W

This craft can stand for the letter W in a few different ways- It can either be "W is for Walk With Jesus" or "W is for Walk on Water" or even "W is for Wash feet." Totally your choice. Here it is as "Walk With Jesus." And here it is as "Walk on Water" Supplies Needed: Blue card stock or paper Another color of card stock or paper Scissors Big ink pad (or paint for stamping … [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...]

True Presence In The Eucharist- Printable Craft For Catholic Kids

We're still working on our First Holy Communion preparation at home with Lydia, and we're planning a field trip to adoration. We've been learning about the true presence in the Eucharist, and this craft was such a fun way to drive that point home! This is a great craft for kids preparing for First Communion. (You can find all of my resources for preparing for First Communion here.) Now, … [Read more...]

Jesus Fish Craft- Bible Craft for the Letter F

We are continuing our Bible Alphabet craft series, and this week with my preschoolers, we learned about being fishers of men, and made a Jesus Fish craft for the letter Ff. Supplies Needed: Pipe Cleaners Pony Beads Masking Tape (optional to mark their names) That's it! This is a super simple craft. Kids love it, and it's great for building their fine motor skills. You'd be … [Read more...]

Monstrance Craft for Catholic Kids

Find all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. When my older class at Catholic Schoolhouse made the host and chalice craft, my younger class made these handprint Monstrance crafts. They came out so cute! This would be a great craft for First Communion. Supplies Needed for Monstrance Craft: 1/2 piece of poster board pencil yellow crayon or marker washable yellow … [Read more...]

Host and Chalice Craft for Catholic Kids

Find all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. I've been teaching art at our local Catholic Schoolhouse chapter, and while we were learning about positive and negative space, I snuck in this host and chalice craft in my older class (kindergarten and up). This would be a great craft for First Communion! Did you pay attention to the negative space? The black should look like 2 faces … [Read more...]

Away in a Manger Christmas Cookies

We made these super easy Baby Jesus cookies for Lydia's Christmas pageant yesterday, and I wanted to share them with you. They're super easy to make, don't involve any cooking at all, and even kids can make them. Even the cookies I decorated I did with 1 hand as I bounced Anabelle on my left hip. (Yep, she's at that age...) Supplies Needed to make Baby Jesus Cookies: Nutter Butter … [Read more...]