St. Francis of Assisi Crafts for Catholic Kids

There are so many fun ways to learn about St. Francis of Assisi, and his feast day is coming up on October 4! He is the patron saint of animals, so you usually see him depicted being flocked by birds and petting a deer. Here are some cute ideas for celebrating his feast day!

Find this St. Francis Spoon Doll on By Sun and Candlelight.

Ever heard of a Tonsure? It's the name of the haircut that 
Franciscans have where part of their head is shaved.
St. Francis has a Tonsure. Now check out this Tonsure Cake!!!
Isn't it funny?! I LOVE it! Compliments of Under Her Starry Mantle.

Find this St. Francis Coloring Page on Relevant Radio.

How adorable are these St. Francis bird houses?
Cottage Blessings gets credit for this adorable craft!

Make these Bird Seed Cookies for St. Francis' friends!
find the directions on Let's Explore.

Or an Animal Stained Glass Craft with In a Nutshell.

I love this little St. Francis Craft from Sweetness and Light!

I'm really swamped right now, so we'll probably just crack open a bag of animal crackers for this year. If you guys do anything cool, send me pictures! I love your pictures!
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  1. great crafts we picked up our books from the library so we are ready. Our church is doing its first ever blessing of the animals and I think we are going to go to that, my girls are very excited :)

  2. Really neat ideas! Love the bird houses. Thanks for all you do, busy and all.

  3. Teehee...I love the cake idea! :)


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