Feast Day Crafts and Activities
Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).
St Joseph was humble, pure, gentle and wise, protecting the Holy Family. He walked by Faith, taking Mary as his wife and guiding and protecting the Baby Jesus, heeding the instructions from the Angel of the Lord. It is believed that Joseph died peacefully in the Arms of Jesus and Mary.
One of the symbols of Saint Joseph is the lily in honor of his purity, so we present the Handprint Lilies craft!
St Joseph is one of our all-time favorite patron saints: patron saint for our son Joseph…and for Bill and his brothers who share their middle name with him.
and a couple great Saint books which always have a couple prominent pages on St. Joseph!
St Joseph was also one of the first Wooden Painted Saints that we made for our collection! Here are those links again with all of our Wooden Painted Saint Tutorials and fun ways to play with them!
- Wooden Painted Saints Tutorial
- What To Do With Painted Saints
- Passion Play with Wooden Painted Saints
- Snakes & Ladders with Wooden Painted Saints
- Checkers with Wooden Painted Saints
- Trouble with Wooden Painted Saints
- Kelly Saints Cathedral for the Wooden Painted Saints (NEW! This Week with Printable!)
St. Joseph is so important to our understanding of the Holy Family and such a great model of humility, purity and love that we had to include him in our Love Quote Cards Craft Kit (which make great Valentine’s Day cards…but also great little love notes all year long!)
Love Like A Saint Love Quote Cards
Is St Joseph a special patron saint in YOUR family? Make the “It’s my Feast Day” special celebration plate with this template…one of 6 one-page crafts included in the new Onesies Craft Pack Craft Kit!
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Do you have your own family activities, traditions, crafts or celebrations to share for this special Feast Day? Don’t forget to add it at the Celebrate the Saints Link-Up…or pick up an idea or two for your family to enjoy!