Christ Centered Easter Resources for Kids

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by Gina Mayfield

I don’t know about you – but I am always looking for resources to point our 2 1/2 year old to Jesus and show her the real meaning behind Easter. So, I began to scour the internet to see what I could find to help me in my parenting journey, here are a few things I have found…

Family Devotional:

Trail to the Tree: a devotional book for families written by Ann Voskamp

Activities and Crafts:

3e1b594a4fb40d7e20219bf48e1f201cResurrection Eggs: Each egg in this one dozen set includes a meaningful object that helps teach the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection. You can also create your own eggs instead of buying them in a package. Here are a few resources – Motherhood on a Dime for Preschoolers, From Tots to Teens, and Day to Day Joys.

Create a Holy Week Calendar

Easter Breakfast Resurrection Rolls – make these with your family on Easter morning

He died…for me – an easy, yet powerful reminder

The Jelly Bean Prayer – a prayer jar filled with jelly beans

Cross Crafts

Crown of Thorns Snack

Holy Week and Easter Activities for the Whole Family – this is a series from Focus on the Family

Books & Music:

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Jesus Storybook Bible

The Parable of the Lily

Benjamin’s Box: The Story of the Resurrection Eggs

Seeds of Easter by Seeds Family Worship

So, help a new mom out, what resources do you use to point your children to the real meaning of Easter? I’d love to hear them!

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