Category: April

Saint Isidore Harvest Garden Papercraft

May 15th marks the feast of Saint Isidore the farmer.   To help remember his feast, we put together a simple papercraft based on his occupation: farming!  This craft is somewhat Montessori inspired.  With several members of our family having experience in a Montessori classroom, we thought this project is would be perfect for perfecting fine motor skillsRead more

Saint Catherine of Siena: Hidden Quote Worksheet

Can you find the hidden quote from Saint Catherine of Siena in this worksheet? Follow the steps below to reveal her words. Good luck! Click the image below to print the page.Read more

Download: Four Popes Puzzleblocks

After receiving some really great feedback from some of our previous puzzleblocks, we decided it was time to release a new set. 🙂 This newest set features Saint Peter and three of his successors: Pope Saint John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis! Buy Now You can assemble this craft in a few easy steps.  FirstRead more

Download: First Holy Communion Stationery

Is there a first communicant in your family this spring? Print out your own invitations right here from the Catholic Playground! For $1.99, you will receive a pdf file with beautifully designed invitations, thank you cards with matching envelopes, name cards, and a second invitation option for first communicants who wish to color and writeRead more

Downloadable: Stations of the Cross Triptychs

Introducing our newest set of Stations of the Cross coloring images! This downloadable pdf is available for $3.99 for a single classroom or family Download Now or for $25 for VBS or school use. Purchase at School Price Our latest downloadable has 14 full page images, each depicting one of the Stations of the Cross. AllRead more

Easter Perler Bead Pattern

“He is not here, but is risen. Remember how he spoke unto you, when he was in Galilee, saying: The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.” Luke 24:6-7 For this project you will need: – various colored perler beads (youRead more

Divine Mercy coloring page

The image of the Divine Mercy came from St. Faustina, a Polish nun to whom the picture was revealed. Jesus appeared to her, asking that the image be created exactly as He asked and that it be venerated worldwide. One thing He asked was that the words “Jesus I trust in You” appear on theRead more

The Legend of Saint George in Legos

Long ago, a village in Libya faced a serious problem… … a dragon. To satisfy the dragon and to protect themselves, the people of the town fed two sheep to the monster every day. But after a while, the sheep were not enough to satisfy the beast’s hunger- he wanted more. So the people ofRead more

Pope John Paul II Coloring and Activity Book

When we heard that Pope John Paul II would be canonized this year (April 27th!) , we knew we wanted to do something BIG to celebrate. Introducing…. …our first coloring book! The Pope Saint John Paul II Coloring and Activity Book is a full-length spiral-bound paperback featuring over 40 pages of coloring pages, dot-to-dots, wordRead more

The Agony in the Garden in Legos

“Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane… [H]e said to them, ‘My soul is sorrowful even to death. Remain here and keep watch with me.’ He advanced a little and fell prostrate in prayer, saying, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will,Read more

First Communion Cookie & Fruit Centerpiece

Create an edible centerpiece for First Communion celebrations using a basket or other container, foam crafting blocks, cookies on sticks, and fruit! We cut out cross, chalice, flower, and lamb sugar cookies using our recipe for roll-out cookies- Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp baking powderRead more

Stations of the Cross Booklet

One of the most common suggestions and requests we receive is for coloring pages that are more suited to little hands. This Lent, we are excited to offer our first mini coloring booklet! Our booklet features our Stations of the Cross coloring pages- now in 1/4 page size! Click the image to print the sheets.Read more

The Resurrection in Legos

“On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, ‘They have taken the LordRead more

Saint Stanislaus in Legos

According to tradition, there was once a dispute between Stanislaus, a humble Polish bishop, and the King of Poland. The dispute was over a piece of land. Stanislaus, who wanted the land for his diocese, claimed to have purchased it from a man named Piotr (Peter). However, Piotr’s family also claimed the land. Only PiotrRead more

Saint Zita Coloring Page: April 27th

Click the image below to print the coloring page.Read more

Saint Catherine of Siena coloring page: April 29th

Catherine was one of 25 children. By age 6, Catherine began having visions of angels, saints, Mary, and Christ. Her parents were very anxious that their daughter find a suitable husband. Catherine, however, did not want suitors, as she desired to give her life to Christ. One day, Catherine cut off all of her beautifulRead more

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