That time of year is coming up that sends many Catholic parents into a place of craft-phobia: time to make First Communion banners. There’s no reason for you to be worried about this fun and meaningful project! I have shared how to make a First Communion Banner in the past. In this post, I’m going to share more than 75 design ideas for First Communion Banners.
Actually, before we move on to the examples in this post, I’ll share some links to several others posts where I have shared sample First Communion Banners. These, plus the ones in today’s post, are great for if you’re just stuck about what to put on the banner or for design ideas.
Past Design Ideas for First Communion Banner Design
- 50 First Communion Banner Ideas
- 55 Examples of Catholic First Communion Banners
- More than 40 First Communion Banner Examples
- First Communion Banner Examples
If you are generally intimidated by the whole process and would rather just have 24 pages of shape patterns (plus 24 pages of other First Communion related content), you can check out our eBook:
Here is a video of how to make a First Communion banner. In it, I also share some of the patterns from this eBook. You’ll get to see me make a First Communion Banner with some of the patterns as well!
75+ Design Ideas for First Communion Banners
I took these banner pictures at two different parishes during 2014. You’ll notice, as I’ve mentioned before, that different parishes have different guidelines for what they want as far as size and general appearance.
Both parishes, it appeared, provided the actual banner to the children, although at one of the parishes, there were a variety of color options. It’s important to be sure that you know the guidelines of your own parish before you begin.
As I have done before, if a child’s last name appears on the banner, I have blurred it out.
Also, as you may guess from the difference in pictures, one of the parishes hangs their banners where they are closer to eye level, while the other hangs them up high above the pews.
Other First Communion Posts That Might Interest You:
- First Holy Communion Resources (a full page of links to great resources and other information!)
- First Communion Preparation, Patterns, Worksheets, and Activities eBook Bundle Deal
- Free Printable First Communion Cupcake Toppers
- Homemade First Communion Themed Cakes
- Free Printable First Communion Crossword Puzzle
- Free Printable First Communion, Baptism, and Confirmation Invitations and Announcements
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Originally published on March 15, 2015. Most recently updated in April 2018.
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