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Immaculate Conception Craft For Catholic Kids- How To Explain The Real Meaning!

Most Catholics are still under the impression that the feast of the Immaculate Conception refers to Jesus being conceived in the womb of Mary. This is incorrect! The phrase "The Immaculate Conception" actually refers to Mary being conceived in the womb of St. Ann- free from sin. I think this misunderstanding comes from the fact that the feast of the Immaculate Conception is usually depicted … [Read more...]

Explain the Immaculate Conception to Kids

Catholic ABC's Week: 14  Letter of the week: I Theme: Immaculate Conception Saint of the Week: St. Ignatius Craft: Immaculate Conception Coloring Page [Download Printable Version Here]   This Immaculate Conception coloring sheet was drawn by me last year. It is designed to help children (and all Catholics for that matter) understand that the Immaculate Conception refers to Mary … [Read more...]

Immaculate Conception Coloring Sheet

Alright everyone, here comes my coloring sheet debut! The first coloring sheet I've ever drawn is (drum roll please)... The Immaculate Conception! The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is coming up on December 8. I'm hoping for this coloring sheet to convey the message that this day is celebrating the conception of Mary herself, and not her conception of Jesus. This is a very common … [Read more...]

Shopping For Symbolic Saint Foods (Healthy Options Included!)

For All Saints' Day each year, I like to serve fun snacks for kids that symbolize a part of different Saint stories. We love to make a tea party out of it! This list is meant to make shopping for symbolic Saint food easier for you! I hope these links make it easier to find what you're looking for. :-) You can find my Saint Food Labels that these foods go with here. A lot of the things I have … [Read more...]

Monthly Feast Days And Devotions (Resources For Catholic Kids)

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids! Sometimes I refer to this as "living liturgically" or "living the liturgical year". You can find my post about how to live the liturgical year here. This page will help you find the resources and links you need based on the month. Click any month to find everything you need- feast days, printables, links, lessons, … [Read more...]

Advent Saints- December Feasts Days To Celebrate With Kids

There are plenty of feast days to celebrate with Catholic kids during Advent to really enhance your time with your family and turn it towards the true meaning of the season. You can click each day (well, most of them anyway) to go to all of my resources about that feast day. You'll find tons of crafts, activities, printables, and more for celebrating these Advent Saint feast days! I guarantee that … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Feast of St. Juan Diego And Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Celebrating the feast days of Advent Saints is a great way to keep your holiday season religious, and keep Advent a time of joyful anticipation. It's a win win! I usually combine the feasts of St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe because they're only a few days apart (St. Juan diego's feast day being on December 9, and Our Lady of Guadalupe's on December 12.) These printable … [Read more...]

Advent Saints Craft- Printable Ornaments For Catholic Kids

This Advent, keep your kids focused on the true meaning of the season by celebrating Saint feast days! These Advent Saint ornaments last through the whole Advent season, straight through Christmas and the Epiphany! This set of Advent Saint ornaments will help your kids celebrate Saint feast days through Advent, and keep the season focused on the true meaning... … [Read more...]

Catholic Alphabet Crafts For Preschoolers

If you are looking for Catholic crafts from A-Z for preschoolers, you've come to the right place! You will find the full list below of all the preschool crafts, A through Z! Click the links below for the coordinating Catholic Alphabet Craft for Catholic ABC's. Some of the crafts available online are different from the ones in the book.  A is for Angel B is for Bible … [Read more...]

Simple Celebration for Mary’s Birthday

The nativity of Mary is September 8 (9 months after the feast of the Immaculate Conception.) Although we've had more elaborate celebrations in the past, our family had a simple celebration this year. We made Mary a birthday cake! We made a simple angel food cake from a box mix, and drizzled it with some blue glaze (Our Lady's color.) I set out a Mary statue, and put 10 candles in the cake … [Read more...]