Easy Party Ideas for All Saints’ Day- Free Saint Food Labels

Having an All Saints' day party for your kids can be a fun way to live the liturgical year, and I am here to try to make that job a bit easier for you! I made some printable food labels that you pair with cheap and easy convenience food to turn you into mom of the year! (Well not really. I'm not that powerful. But the food labels really will let you turn normal packaged food into a learning tool … [Read more...]

Impressionistic Color Wheel Flowers- A Fun Art Project For Kids

I've been having requests to start posting my Art lessons here from when we used to homeschool, and I thought that was a great idea! Here is the directory to all of my art lessons. I'll be filling it in as I post them. Today we are going to look at these impressionistic (pointillism) color wheels! The kids had a great time with these! These are perfect for this time of year as we are … [Read more...]

Little Flower Cookies For St. Therese

So St. Thereses' feast day is October 1, HOWEVER... her canonization day is May 17. Personally, we already have a lot of Liturgical celebrations that are important to us during October such as the feast of the guardian angels, archangels, St. Francis, St. Faustina, Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Pope JPII,  and the approachement of All Saints' Day. So St. Therese falls at a busy time of … [Read more...]

Sacrifice With St. Therese {Free Printable!}

I have lots of sacrifice ideas for Catholic kids here. There's the sacrifice crown of thorns, the sacrifice beans, the sacrifice beads... what am I forgetting? So why, do you ask, have I designed yet another sacrifice device for Catholic kids? Well... first of all, teaching the concept of making sacrifices is very needed, and something our society teaches us to avoid at all costs. So it's … [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...]

Nun Craft – Paper Bag Puppets

Catholic ABC's Week: 19 Letter of the week: N Theme: Nun Saint of the Week: St. Nicholas Craft: Paper Bag Nun Puppets *The complete patters for these is now available in my Saint Puppet Ebook! Check it out here. Materials needed to complete this craft: Paper lunch bags Assorted construction paper Glue Googly eyes Manila File Folder Scissors Assorted supplies for … [Read more...]

Embroider the Saints

As many of you know, my daughter is named for St. Therese, so I'm really excited about her feast day being right around the corner! I wanted to show you all this adorable St. Therese doll that Violet's Godmother made her for her baptism. Isn't it the sweetest little thing? She also embroidered Violet's name and baptism date on the back. First she embroidered St. Therese's outline, … [Read more...]

St. Therese Crafts, Printables, and Fun for Kids!

St. Therese's feast day is coming up on October 1. She is a well-loved saint by many, and there are literally endless ways to celebrate her feast day. Here is a roundup of cute ideas to get you started with your St. Therese feast day plans :-) St. Therese invented Sacrifice beads. Isn't that cool?! The Little Ways has the history behind sacrifice beads, and great directions on making your own … [Read more...]

Rose Cupcakes for St. Therese

When I saw these rose cupcakes over on I Am Baker, I knew they were just the right thing for my Baby Shower of Roses! And they really aren't as tricky to make as you'd think! These would be great to make for St. Therese's feast day (Oct 1) or St. Rose of Lima's feast day, which is coming up August 23! I made my roses out of candy melts, and it worked perfectly! Although I made twice the … [Read more...]