Lent Activities for Catholic Families

40+ Lent Activities for Catholic Families

Lent is a beautiful liturgical season full of tradition and solemnity. It is a special time of year to slow down and dig deep into the faith.

There are so many simple and yet very effective ways to pass the faith on to our children during the liturgical season of Lent.

I have compiled a list of over 40 Lent activities, printables, crafts, and recipes for your family to choose from. 

Some of the Lent activities included in the list below are our family’s favorites and are yearly traditions. 

A vast majority of the activities are FREE with the exception of a few marked ($).   

I hope that you and your children find some Lent activities that suit your family and don’t forget to let me know what your family’s favorite Lent devotion is.

Lent Activities for Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Coloring Craft from Love Those Kinders

Ash Wednesday Printable Activity Page from Catholic Inspired

FREE Printable Ash Wednesday Sampler from All for Teach on TpT

Lent Calendars

Lenten Prayer Journals from Meaningful Explorations

Lenten Coloring Calendar from Meaningful Explorations

Lenten Calendar for Kids from Catholic Icing

Kids Lent Coloring Calendar from TheCatholicKid.com

Lent Coloring Calendar

Lent Sacrifices

Lent Sacrifices for Kids Free Printable from Team Whitaker

Lent Sacrifice Promise Card from Faith and Fabric

Almsgiving Box Printable from Drawn 2B Creative 

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross Matching Cards from Sara J Creations

Stations of the Cross Word Search Printables from Real Life at Home

Printable Stations of the Cross Booklet for Children from Real Life at Home

Stations of the Cross Printable Coloring Book from Drawn 2B Creative

Stations of the Cross Coloring Book and other Catholic Coloring Pages from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in VA

Stations of the Cross Coloring Pages from TheCatholicKid.com

Stations of the Cross Box from Family Feast and Feria

Divine Mercy Devotions

Information about the Divine Mercy Chaplet from Catholicity

Divine Mercy Chaplet Mini Book from Drawn 2B Creative

Pop Out Divine Mercy Chaplet from Look to Him and Be Radiant

More Lent Activities

Lent Prayer Journal for Kids

Lent Activities for Children from SaintAnnesHelper.com

Lenten Prayer Stained Glass Activity for Kids from Faith and Fabric

Good Deeds Chart from Kinder Craze

Lent Notes Foldable from Look to Him and Be Radiant

Crown of Thorns from Waltzing Matilda

Lenten Activities for Children from Catholic Icing

Lent – Pray, Fast, Give Printable from Look to Him and Be Radiant

Easy Crown of Thorns from Catholic Icing

10 Lent and Holy Week Activities for Catholic Families Printable from Real Life at Home

Lenten Paper Chain from Sara J Creations

Resurrection Garden from The Farmwife Crafts

Build a Lego Resurrection Garden from FrugalFun4Boys

Crucifixion Paintings from Campfires and Cleats

Simple Good Deed Bead Bracelet from Arma Dei

The Jesus Tree from Catholic Sprouts ($)

Lenten Art Journal from Drawn 2B Creative ($)

2021 Paschal Candle from Meaningful Explorations

Catholic Family Lent from Shower of Roses

Brother Francis Stations of the Cross DVD from Herald Entertainment on amazon.com ($)

Act of Contrition Prayer Cards from Meaningful Explorations ($)

Listen to Lent at Ephesus from the Benedictines of Mary ($)

Lent Coloring Pages

Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary Coloring Page from Catholic Inspired

Lent for Littles Symbols of Lent Coloring Page from A Kiwi Chick on TpT

Lent Recipes

Lent Pretzel Recipe with Prayer Card from Catholic Icing

Paleo Pretzel Recipe (for gluten free kids) from Wicked Spatula

Easter Story Cookies from Catholic Icing

Hot Cross Buns from Catholic Cuisine 

Low Carb Hot Cross Buns (for gluten free kids) from Ditch the Carbs

Lent Mini Cookbook from Project Based Learning with Elle Madison

If you have an activity, recipe or craft that you think I should include, leave a comment or email me at [email protected].

Don’t forget to check out the printable library for Catholic Resources such as the Printable Catholic Prayer Cards and Saint Feast Day worksheet.

Many blessings to you and your family during this Lenten season. 

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