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Books are a fun addition to an Easter Basket!
We often hear “keep Christ in Christmas” – but we should also keep Our Lord in Easter!
The bunnies are cute but the real meaning behind the holiday is incredible!
Jesus rose from the dead!!!
He died and then rose!!!!
Let us celebrate the incredible miracle and pray that one day we will be with Our Lord both body and soul for all eternity!
These Catholic Books Make Great Easter Gifts!
Aleesa McCarthy has a few books that would be great for a young child’s Easter Basket!
My Catholic Keepsake Memory Book
Baby Memory books are such wonderful gifts to our children. Technology changes all the time – having this hard copy of pictures and memories will be treasured by our children when they are adults (and by their parents while they grow)!
This is such a great book for Catholic parents, babies and young children. A busy mom would probably love if you added some pictures in there for her too!
An adorable children’s saint book that journeys through the alphabet with cute little saints. Your children are sure to be delighted with the cheerful illustrations while learning their alphabet and a few moral nuggets from the saints and blesseds!
Happy Easter Coloring Book
A cute and Catholic coloring book for Easter.
This little book has Happy Easter and Happy Paschal Feast coloring pages along with various images of Christ, the Holy Family and a beautiful page for the Theotokos, Mary the Mother of God. In the back of the book are some blank Easter eggs to color in and design.
Marian Consecration for Families with Young Children
May is the Month of Mary! This book is a great way to introduce how Mary loves her Son and wants to lead us to Him. Then, since Easter is in April, you’ll be all set in May to talk and pray more with Mary, Our Blessed Mother.
Bring your family to Jesus through Mary with Marian Consecration for Families with Young Children. Featuring a traditional 33-day preparation for consecration, this book is written and beautifully illustrated to help children ages 3-7 to understand and grow in faith and Marian devotion. Each day includes an image of Mary, a short reflection, and discussion questions to spark faith-filled conversations. Supplementary material for parents helps you lead your family through preparation for the consecration at a pace that works for you. Marian Consecration for Families with Young Children combines magnificent, original Marian art and simple, child-accessible text to immerse your entire family in Mary’s love and care.
A captivating story for children that depicts God’s persistent love for us through the life of His Son Jesus, Redeemer and Saviour. The Creator’s Love Story is a mini time-line of Jesus’ life that highlights the story of Redemption through His years on earth, and also depicts God’s ceaseless and enduring love for us through the life of His Son Jesus, Redeemer and Saviour. It is a story written by a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Catechist, and is inspired by its philosophy.
It’s been an exciting year with NASA’s rover landing on Mars – and little boys seem to LOVE outer space!
In this lovely read-aloud for ages 3 to 5, children embark upon on a journey steeped in the magical wonder of the moon and its Creator. A young girl travels from the city to the country, describing phases and aspects of the moonlight with a heartfelt understanding of beauty. “God put it there for all to see, but especially because He loves me.” Jean Schoonover- Egolf’s watercolor illustrations delight on this journey of simple faith and family life.
Catholic Books for older children and teens
Made for Greatness is a hard copy growth mindset journal unlike any you’ve ever seen. Through a study of the Cardinal and Theological virtues, the Works of Mercy, Scripture passages, and the lives of the Saints, your child will build a brain capable of facing any battle life throws at it – not because of his own power, but because he is rooted in Christ and His church.
To Hear His Voice: A Mass Journal for Catholic Kids
This Mass journal is great! Personally, I love that it could be used by an 8 year old, but also a teen or even an adult!
- Thought-provoking writing prompts and suggestions for evangelization help children relate to the Gospel and apply it to their own lives.
- Ample space for reflection and journaling offers room for contemplating the Word of God. Suggestions for prayer and devotion are included in every section.
- Discussion questions guided by the principles of active reading assist in the development of critical thinking skills, vital for children to own and defend their Catholic faith.
Catholic Comic Books!
Voyage Comics are incredibly well written and illustrated. In fact, a few of the artists once worked for Marvel comics. Want to preview Finnian and the Seven Mountains? It’s free on Kindle!
Be Yourself: A Journal for Catholic Boys was designed for boys to understand their identity and individuality, with the help of their Catholic faith.
Packed full of great art, quizzes, journaling questions, quotes from the saints, Scripture verses, and passages from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Be Yourself journal helps boys become the men God created them to be.
Ages 9 and up.
Be Yourself: A Journal for Catholic Girls
This journal has consistently ranked in the top 50 of Amazon’s Children’s Journal Writing category as well as in the categories of Children’s Inspirational Books and Children’s Christian Prayer Books. We live in a time where our children are questioning their identities more than ever before . . . reassure them that God made her on purpose with a purpose and help her see that with this book.
“Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire!” Those words are at the heart of Be Yourself! A Journal for Catholic Girls, which is designed to help girls explore their identity and purpose in life in light of the wisdom of the Catholic Church, including half a dozen female saints.
Packed with gorgeous, full-color line art, quizzes, journaling questions, and inspirational quotes from the saints, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and Scripture, the Be Yourself! journal is a fun way to help girls discover that they are beautifully and wonderfully made by God.
Ages 9 and up.
2 thoughts on “These Catholic Books Make Great Easter Gifts!”
I love all these ideas! I want to check out some of the coloring books for this year. I’ll definitely be coming back to this article for ideas each year as my kids get older.
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