Easter Stations for Children’s Church

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At Easter time, children’s ministries have to walk the line between the secular and the biblical and sometimes it’s a tough line to walk. If you’ve been in children’s church leadership long you know that parents, grandparents and sometimes the entire community expect you to host some sort of Easter egg hunt or a pageant […]

Teaching Skit: Resurrection Reporting… Eyewitness Interviews of the First Easter

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These “interviews” can be performed as a skit, read out loud, or read collectively within a Sunday school lesson setting. The characters focused on here are some of the lesser-known “unsung” heroes of the story, in hopes that children gain deeper appreciation for the story. An Unexpected Burden: Simon of Cyrene As they led him […]

Lesson: The Beauty of the Cross…Hope in Holy Week (Mark 14:22-24)

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As we approach Holy Week and prepare our hearts for Easter, it’s easy to become caught up in the excitement of egg hunts, palm branch crosses, and chocolate bunnies. It can even grow tiresome to talk yet again about what may seem an “obvious” Christian story. But students can benefit from focusing on details of […]

Stories of the Savior – Free Script for Resurrection Day Play

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This is a continuation of the previous “Stories of the Savior” program from Christmas. This script is perfect for Resurrection Day, or possibly the week before or after. It continues with the concept that everyone has a story of the Savior. We all have been impacted by Jesus and what He did for us. This […]

Resurrected Jesus Coloring Pages

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This free coloring page shows Jesus presenting himself to Mary after his resurrection. It was created to accompany our Bible lesson about the same events. To download, click on the preview image above or select your preferred caption translation below. You can also copy, view, or edit these files on Google drive. Leave us a […]

Our 5 Most Popular Easter Resources

Print-Friendly Easter Resources

Over the years, we’ve shared dozens of free children’s ministry resources for Easter. The full list is a little overwhelming for new readers! So here are the most popular of our collection along with easy to download formats. For download files, it’s sometimes easier to right-click the link and select “save as.” 1. Easter Coloring Sheets – […]

Video: Last Supper Story for Kids

Good Friday Video for Children

Here’s another excellent video from CrossRoads Kids Club. It’s part of their “God’s Story” series and teaches about the Lord’s Supper in a child friendly approach. Download the video by going HERE. They also have a printable poster about this story. It’s designed for families to observe Good Friday together. Institution of the Lord’s Supper (Luke 22:14-23 […]

Simple Activities for Teaching Kids the Easter Story

Teaching Easter to Kids

Easter is so glorious–I really take my responsibility as teacher seriously on special days like this. (Well, all the time but more so on Easter!) There’s so many important details that it is hard to know what to mention. You could just read the story of Easter or show a video of the resurrection but […]