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...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft

I thought I would share a Sacred Heart craft today since the First Friday devotion is to the Sacred Heart. :-)   We made these the same way as the Miraculous Medal craft we did (with foil and sharpies). Get the directions here. We love making the Sacred and Immaculate hearts because they are so colorful! Find all of my Sacred and Immaculate heart resources for kids here! Related … [Read more...]

Liturgical Activities for Kids in June {And First Friday Linky!}

Happy June, everyone! I wanted to round up everything that's useful for this June and put it in one post for you. Our First Friday linky is at the bottom of the post- can't wait to see what you all have to share! The dates of some of these Liturgical days change from year to year (based on when Easter is) so these dates are for the year 2012. June 3- Feast of The Most Holy Trinity Triangle … [Read more...]

First Friday Linky!

As promised, the First Friday linky has been moved from Good Friday to today! :-) We had a spectacular Easter Sunday, and I am so glad that the Easter season has only just begun! We used my Resurrection story napkin rings as dinner. So much fun! We had plenty of egg hunting! When we hide the eggs, the yellow and orange ones are hidden very easily and only for children 4 and under to … [Read more...]

Lenten Link-up!

It's time for our Lenten link-up! Everyone can share their Lent-related posts and we can all see what you've come up with! :-) You can see all my Lenten posts by checking out my Lenten Navigation page. You can also check out last year's Lenten Linky here. Also, this is totally off topic, but we're actually making our move to South Carolina tomorrow. I'm very excited!!! :-) But that also means I … [Read more...]

First Friday Link-up and Giveaway Winners!

Today is the First Friday of the month, and you know what that means- it's linky time! If you have any questions about link-ups here on Catholic Icing, check out my Catholic Linky information page. Also, I'd like to announce the winners from our giveaway this week! (I have already emailed the winners before publishing this post. Some of these names are generic, but if you did not receive an … [Read more...]

Epiphany House Blessing and a Linky

Today is the First Friday of the month, which means I'm hosting a Catholic linky- it's your turn to share! What have you been up to? Add your links at the end of this post. :-) As these 12 days of Christmas come to a close, I wanted to share some pictures of our Epiphany door blessing from last year. It's very easy to bless your house for the Epiphany, and you don't need a priest- you … [Read more...]

Catholic Link Up {First Friday Every Month!}

On the First Friday of every month, I have a linky open where all of you can share your own Catholic Icing right here! Basically, you can share any Catholic blog post you want. ;-) Sometimes I have a suggested "theme" for the month, but you are always welcome to share something outside of that theme as well. ~Link-Up Rules~ Be sure to share a link back to Catholic Icing in your post so … [Read more...]

Saint Patrick Puppet Craft {And a Linky!}

Ya'll know I've been obsessed with making paper bag saint puppets, so today I bring you Saint Patrick! :-) The one above is made with just a lunch sized paper bag, paper, glue, and googly eyes. I drew on the crosses with a marker. Here's a picture of the pieces before they went together: His beard is shaped like a heart. I folded the paper in half and cut it out like this: I also … [Read more...]

Lenten Ideas for Kids {And a Linky!}

Ok, it's really time to get our Lenten ducks in a row! Lent will be here before you know it!!! Here are some Lenten ideas for children from my archives: Bury the Alleluia Activities that span the length of Lent for kids Putting things away for lent Pretzels for Lent Printable Stations of the Cross for Kids Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids My Printable Lenten Calendar is now … [Read more...]