Printable Activity: St. Joseph, a Good Caregiver Award

A craft to honor our favorite caregivers, following the example of St. Joseph.

By Nicole T. Woodard

Do you know what a caregiver is? A caregiver is someone who looks after another person. A caregiver can be a mom, dad, grandparent, cousin, friend, or even a teacher. St. Joseph was a caregiver, too. He took care of Jesus and Mary, the Holy Family. Let’s make an award for the special caregivers in our lives. We want them to know just how much we love them.

For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you. (John 13:15)

What You Need

Good Caregiver Award printable


1. Make desired number of copies of the Good Caregiver Award worksheet. Cut worksheet in half. Each
half will be one award/badge.
2. Cut ribbon into 4″ long pieces.
3. Assemble kits.
Each kit should include: one Good Caregiver Award badge and two 4″ ribbons.

Craft Time

1. Give each child one pre-assembled kit.
2. Color the badges using crayons and markers.
3. In the space provided, write to whom the award will be given.
4. Carefully cut out the badge.
5. Staple ribbon to the bottom of the badge and award someone you love!


Excerpted from 37 Catholic Classroom Crafts, by Nicole T. Woodard. Copyright 2009. Published by Twenty-Third Publications ( Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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