Celebrate “Día de la Cruz” With Kids- Cross Craft Ideas

May 3 is the day that St. Helen discovered the location of the true cross! This day is celebrated in Latin America as “Día de la Cruz” or “The Day of the Cross” in English. I think celebrating this feast day is a great way to keep celebrating the miracle of the cross through the full Easter season! Here are some fun cross crafts you can make with your kids in celebration. Check out this salt … [Read more...]

Easter Cross Art Project For Kids- Oil Pastel “Smudge” Technique With Resist

I absolutely love this cross art project- it is so perfect for any age group from preschoolers through adults, and the results are easy for every age level to achieve! (And as ya'll are about to see by these pictures, I did this project years ago and never posted it. So enjoy Violet's little baby face. She's getting to be quite a young lady these days!) Supplies Needed: Card stock … [Read more...]

The Jelly Bean Prayer- Free Download

So... sometimes it happens. Sometimes I make a mistake. In fact, it happens often, and when it happens on Catholic Icing, I believe that it’s God’s way of keeping me humble. 😝 Last week I came out with the Jelly Bean Prayer coloring book, and the “bonus page” had a typo. It said “sorow” instead of “sorrow”. So I’m making that one page free now so that everyone that already downloaded it … [Read more...]

Jelly Bean Prayer Craft- An Easter Egg Cross!!!

Do you want to celebrate a Christ-centered Easter with your kids and family this year, and you're looking for easy ideas to celebrate? Incorporating Jesus into the Easter season can be just as easy as any other kind of celebration! This is so fast and easy and a great way to center your Easter table around the true meaning of this day!!! I give you... the Jelly bean Easter egg … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Lenten Promises With Kids- A Lenten Resolution Printable

What should you give up for Lent, and how do you get your kids to participate? I believe that children of all ages are able to make a sacrifice of some kind for the 40 days of Lent. This is when we remember and reflect on the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert with nothing. This year to help encourage kids and families to make and keep these resolutions for the length of Lent, I have … [Read more...]

Our Lady Of Lourdes Diorama {Printable Craft For Catholic Kids!}

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is February 11, and the feast of St. Bernadette is April 16! Celebrating these feasts with Catholic kids is super fun, and the story of St. Bernadette and Our Lady of Lourdes is certainly a favorite! If you'd like to hear all about this craft and see how it assembles in a video, watch away! (Also, be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel!) … [Read more...]

Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette Feast Day Ideas

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is February 11, and the feast day of St. Bernadette is April 16. Our Lady of Lourdes appeared to St. Bernadette at the grotto many times. To read about the story, click here. For ideas on celebrating this truly remarkable feast days, read on! Create your own printable pop-up grotto craft with this download! You can make your own grotto out of rice krispy … [Read more...]

Soft Manger For Baby Jesus Yarn Craft

It's traditional during Advent for children to have an empty manger for Baby Jesus. Each time they do a good deed, they get to place a piece of "straw" in the manger and make a soft bed for Baby Jesus by Christmas day. Here's a craft you can do for your kids to participate in this fun tradition! Materials Needed To Make This Craft: A popsicle stick (We used the "craft spoons" size, … [Read more...]

Yarn Wrapped Star: Ornament Craft For Kids

This is a fun craft for kids, easy to make, makes a good gift, and unlike many of the Christmas crafts (example:reindeer) floating around, and star points to the true meaning of Christmas... our Lord Jesus Christ! :-) This would also make an excellent craft for the epiphany! Materials Needed For Your Yarn Wrapped Star: Yarn: any color (Variegated yarn is fun) Popsicle sticks … [Read more...]

Holidays In Handprints- A DIY Christmas Treasury For Catholic Children

I created a printable book that is a special Christmas treasury for Catholic kids, and the pages are illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) (For those of you familiar with my products, it's the Advent/Christmas counterpart to Holy Week In Handprints.) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate … [Read more...]