Teach Kids About Transubstantiation- An Object Lesson

We're working on helping our kids understand the true presence in the Eucharist as First Communion time approaches for our oldest. To understand the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, you have to explain transubstantiation. I've been loving the idea of trying out some object lessons for Catholic kids at home, and I wanted to share one of them with you today. Transubstantiation is the … [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...]

Most Precious Blood of Jesus Craft

I found this craft over at Under Her Starry Mantle. I really love Anne's blog! For this craft, she has a prayer for the Most Precious Blood of Jesus that is in the shape of a drop. July is the month dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, and you still have plenty of time to pray! :-) For details on this Most Precious Blood of Jesus Craft and more pictures, check out Under Her Starry … [Read more...]

Wine Cup-O Jell-O

Check out all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. July is the month of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. Celebrating with the kids can be as easy as mixing up some red jello! You can get plastic wine glasses at the Dollar Tree. These were made for my little brother's first communion, so they also had marshmallow slice "hosts". Just pour in the jello into the wine cups when it's … [Read more...]

July- Month of the Most Precious Blood

Before I started this blog, I didn't know that every month was the "month of something"- really, I didn't! But being Catholic is just so much cooler than I ever knew it was! Anyway, the month of July is the month of the Most Precious Blood. So I was trying to think of something that might be fun to celebrate, and I immediately thought of  blood oranges! :-) Here are some fun Summer recipes you can … [Read more...]