Sacred And Immaculate Heart Paper Bag Puppets Craft

Summer time is such a great time to celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary with kids! The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, and the month of August to the Immaculate Heart. Of course, the First Fridays of each month are also a great time to do these activities! :-) Today, I wanted to share with you these adorable Sacred and Immaculate paper bag … [Read more...]

Saint Patrick And Saint Brigid Craft For Catholic Kids

I am super excited today to bring you this printable craft of St. Patrick and St. Brigid! Aren't they adorable together?! I'm actually starting to have quite a collection of these printable stand up Saint crafts now! I have my ABC Saints, nativity set, resurrection set, and Saint Valentine. Check out my video about them here! And don't forget to subscribe to the Catholic Icing YouTube … [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...]

Easy and Fun All Saints’ Day Costumes: “I Have A Patron” (Free Printable!)

Find my All Saints' Day costume ideas for girls here, and my All Saints' Day costume ideas for boys here. For me, it's always important that being Catholic and celebrating the feasts and so on with my kids is something that we GET to do. Not something we HAVE to do. And we've all been there- we try to talk our kids into being St. this or St. that.. and they just really really really want to be … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes From Catholic Icing- And Share Yours!

I started my annual All Saints' Day costume share over on facebook- you can share your pictures in the comments to enter, and "like" all of your favorites. The photo with the most likes will receive some children's Saint books for a fun prize. :-) We've got some really cute costumes over there- check them out and vote! (PS. There are no rules so you can "like" as many as you want) I thought … [Read more...]

Simple All Saints’ Day Tea Party

So I've lived in places with excellent Catholic communities (such as Steubenville Ohio, and Northern Virginia) and I've lived in places with a far lesser Catholic presence (like South Carolina, where we currently live.) Although I still have an amazing virtual Catholic community, I don't really have Catholic friends that live here in town, but I decided not to let that stop me from celebrating All … [Read more...]

Easy Game For All Saints’ Day- Saint Themed Guessing Jars

I just wanted to share a fun All Saints' Day game that's great for the last minute- Saint themed guessing jars! These are great because all you need are free printable labels, candy, and old spaghetti sauce or jelly jars. ;-) This idea came from Catholic Inspired, and she's got tons of great printables for the jars, and for people to guess on. I actually ended up using the same labels that … [Read more...]

Child Saint Peg Dolls- A List Of Ideas

As ya'll know, I am a BIG fan of Saint peg dolls. We started with a set from a peg doll exchange for Christmas, and the kids loved them. They still play with them nearly every day. (For those of you who think you can't take on the painting, be sure to check out my decoupagable peg dolls- you can find all of my peg doll resources here.) Most recently, we added some child Saints to our peg … [Read more...]

Beautiful Catholic Paper Dolls; Affordable and Printable!

Today, I wanted to share with you a beautiful resource for Catholic children- these absolutely charming paper dolls! They are printable, so they can make a great last minute Easter basket filler!  I love giving my children Catholic resources, but boy, it sure puts an extra smile on my face when it's Catholic resources that are so well done they rival the other materials out there. I would say … [Read more...]

Printable Resurrection Set; Fun Christ-Centered Easter Craft

Ok, as promised when I debuted the Printable Passion set for peg dolls, here is the Resurrection set counterpart! (And I now have a post about painting these little guys in 3 different styles- check it out here.) Nativity sets are so popular at Christmas time (and for good reason), so I can't figure out why the whole Resurrection Set thing at Easter hasn't totally caught on yet. I think … [Read more...]