Saint Costumes For All Saints’ Day

Celebrating All Saints' Day with Catholic kids is an excellent way to live the liturgical year at home, and you can't celebrate All Saints' Day without some Saint costumes! While dressing up at Saints is a really fun way to learn about the Saints and celebrate being Catholic, sometimes that can be a stresser for mom. Depending on the year, sometimes I made elaborate diy Saint costumes for my … [Read more...]

Hallow: What Is Its Meaning? And How Does It Relate To Halloween?

There are many variations of this word: Hallow, hallowed, hallows, or even hallowing. But what does hallowed mean, exactly? And how did this word get all tied up into Halloween? When something is described at “hallowed”, it means holy, sacred, consecrated, or greatly honored. In the Bible, remember when Moses is walking on “hallowed ground” and he needed to take off his sandals? Because it … [Read more...]

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin is a post by contributing writer Kristen at Drawn2BCreative and the adorable children in the pictures are my amazing nieces and nephew. Enjoy the post! :-) October is one of my favorite months! It's full of beautiful fall weather, apple cider, pumpkin spice (yea I'm on that band wagon, don't judge), pumpkin carving and if you're Catholic, a whole month devoted … [Read more...]

Easy To Make Saint-O-Lantern (With Crayon Melting!)

If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate All Saint's Day with your Catholic kids, you have come to the right place! Check out all of my All Saints' Day resources for families here. To make this adorable All Saint's Day pumpkin (that requires no, I repeat NO artistic skill) read on, my friend. :-) Here's a video explaining how to make the Saint-O-Lantern. It's the same info that's in … [Read more...]

Do All Saints’ Day and Trick-or-Treating Go Together?

Interestingly enough, one of the most common questions people ask me when they meet me in real life is "do your kids go trick-or-treating?" People want to know- is it ok to go trick-or-treating if you're Catholic? Is it ok to celebrate "Halloween" if you're in the "All Saints' Day" crowd? First of all, check out my post about what hallow really means, because you might be surprised. This … [Read more...]

Make a Mother Teresa Costume

Any of you looking for last minute costume ideas for All Saints' Day? I know I am! How about making a Mother Teresa costume from a pillow case, a single bed sheet, and a roll of blue painter's tape? Read on my friends, read on! Little Violet is going to be Mother Teresa for our All Saints' Dayparty tomorrow. She's too small for a sheet, so I cut down some white fabric. The best part??? This … [Read more...]

All Saints Day Party Games

Click Here to see All Saints Day Party Ideas! (Crafts, food, downloads and more!) I'm very excited about All Saint's Day this year, and I think it's agreat time to have a big party for kids! If you're having an AllSaint's Day party this year, here are some game ideas I've seen aroundthe internet from some very creative Catholic moms! Ring Toss: "Canonize the Saint" This is a basic ring toss … [Read more...]

All Saint’s Day – Catholic Craft for Kids

All Saint's Day is just around the corner! I wanted to share a craft my daughter did with our preschool co-op last year. Depending on the age of the child, you may need to cut out the cloud and write "The Saints are in Heaven with Jesus" before starting. Have your child add the glitter first, taking care to knock off the excess. If your kids are anything like mine, they'll really love the … [Read more...]