Books with Accompanying Activities for Catholic Children

Books with Accompanying Activities for Catholic Children

books with accompanying activities

Engage children with stories of faith and values by selecting Catholic books and resources to lead them into a closer relationship with God. These selected children’s products from Loyola Press include accompanying activities to download that invite children to go deeper in their exploration of themes of prayer, role models, and more.


Shhh...God Is in the Silence

By Fiona Basile

This book uses simple yet profound truths to help children quiet their minds and listen to their hearts to know that we are all deeply loved by God.
Leo's Gift

Leo's Gift

By Susan Blackaby, Joellyn Cicciarelli

A shy six-year-old boy overcomes his self-doubt to discover that he has a beautiful gift to share with the world – just in time for Christmas!

Dear Pope Francis

By Pope Francis

Small children have BIG questions. In Dear Pope Francis, Pope Francis answers 30 questions from children around the world. Also available in Spanish!

Pope Francis Says

By Pope Francis

With inspiring words and vibrant illustrations, Pope Francis Says… shows children how to live as Christians and know they are loved by God.

Jesus the Teacher Plush Figure

Part of the Loyola Learning Tools, this plush figure of Jesus the Teacher helps children understand faith concepts in concrete ways and grow in relationship with Jesus.

Mary, Our Mother Plush Figure

Part of the Loyola Learning Tools, this plush figure of Mary, Our Mother helps children understand faith concepts in concrete ways.

Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols

By Amy Welborn

From the sign of the fish to the Stations of the Cross, from palms to ashes, this book will enable readers to appreciate the symbols of faith all around us.


Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories

By Amy Welborn

An illustrated collection of Bible stories for Catholic children, Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories is uniquely arranged according to the liturgical year.

Loyola Kids Book of Saints

By Amy Welborn

This book of saints for children tells how saints become saints and help us even today. Includes more than 60 saint stories for children, as well as a variety of illustrations.

Loyola Kids Book of Heroes

By Amy Welborn

The exciting stories and illustrations of Catholic heroes and saints inspire children to live the Catholic virtues.

Loyola Kids Book of Everyday Prayers

By Catherine Odell, Margaret Savitskas

This illustrated collection of prayers, both traditional and contemporary, encourages young readers to pray and to create their own prayers.

Drop by Drop

Drop by Drop contains colorful pictures and an engaging story that helps children understand important lessons of how to work for justice and peace and to help those in need.

Green Street Park

Green Street Park contains colorful pictures and an engaging story that helps children understand important lessons of how to work for justice and peace and to help those in need.