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Happy St. Nicholas Day

Today is the Feast of St. Nicholas. If you are still looking for some fun activities for your kids, or just more info on St. Nick, head to the St. Nicholas Center. Don’t miss Paper Dali’s St. Nicholas paper doll who’s just waiting to be a part of your St. Nick celebration.

Cool kids’ crafts for St. Joseph’s Day

I’m double-posting from over at the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog: 3D Cut & Color Virtual St. Joseph Altar Cut, color, and create your own mini St. Joseph’s Altar. This fun family craft will help you and your little ones learn about the lovely St. Joseph Altar tradition. Complete instructions included on the pdf download.…

Paper . . . rock . . . scissors

Skip the rock! If you love paper as much as I do, you’ll love these links! For tomorrow’s Feast of St. Nicholas, you will want to head to Paper Dali for a free, downloadable, ready to cut and color: paper doll of St. Nick Then head to Papertoys.com where you’ll find more free paper stuff…

Links of the month — 4th of July

Let’s get patriotic! For the adults: What’s Right With America My top ten list of patriotic movies. For the kids: Cut a five-pointed star in one snip. Even I had fun with this one!! American flag timeline from 1776 to 2010 with images and brief historical notes. Try this patriotic windsock. For a smaller variation,…

Your very own mini Mardi Gras parade

One of my favorite childhood craft projects is the shoe box Mardi Gras float. Get a crowd together and have everyone make a float and you’ve got your own mini parade. The theme is up to you so be creative. One year our homeschool group had a shoe box float contest and our theme was…

September Links of the Month — get crafty!

Links of the month is back! Don’t ask me where it’s back from, but here it is. Everyone is back to school and academics are top of mind where they should be, but don’t forget the crafts! There’s always a need for a quick craft project to keep little, and big, hands busy. Here are…

My all-time top post

First Communion Banners with 5,823 hits in just over one year! I never would have thought that this simple post would see so much action! These felt banners are simple and fun to create. For the craft impaired, there are even kits. But don’t sell your, or your child’s, creativity short. With a little bit…

Easter links for the Easter Link-Up

It’s time to share our Easter posts in Catholic Icing’s Easter Link-Up. Head over to Catholic Icing and enter your link, or links, about Easter. Link to your actual post, then, link your post back to the Easter Link-Up. Be sure to spend some time visitng all the great posts. Everyone has seen the Lenten…

2010 Pascal Candle art

UPDATE: Looking for 2011 Paschal Candle art? I’m very excited! The Pascal Candle art which I referred everyone to in last year’s post, How to make a simple Pascal Candle, has been updated for 2010. No excuse now!

Last Supper craft for Holy Week

I shared this in my reader, but this project is so cool I just had to post about it! Lacy has outdone herself again with this craft based on the famous Leonardo da Vinci Last Supper painting. Head over to Catholic Icing for complete instructions and downloads. Lacy has also included an art lesson about…

$ store stickers

I saw, on at least two different blogs, that some moms had found nice Catholic stickers at their nearby dollar store. Well, I hit my Dollar Tree yesterday and scooped up 5 different packs! Each pack has four sheets — what a deal! My sets include: Mary, Mysteries of the Rosary, Stations of the Cross,…

Catholic Icing’s Lent Link-Up 2010

It’s time to share all our Lenten posts in Catholic Icing’s Lent Link-Up. Head over to Catholic Icing and enter your link, or links, about lent. Be sure to link to the actual post. Then, link back to the Lent Link-Up in your post. Be sure to spend some time visitng all the great posts.…

Stations of the Cross votive project

I spotted this project a bit late for last year’s Lent, but I printed out the vintage black and white Stations and this year I am ready to go! Check out Just Another Day in Paradise, for a more elaborate version and complete directions. I placed our votive Stations on the hearth of our fireplace.…