Bible Crafts: Palm Sunday (Mark 11:1-11; John 12:12-16; Matthew 21:1-11; Luke 19:28-40)

Palm Sunday celebrates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, just a few days before His betrayal and execution. On Palm Sunday, people celebrated Him and cheered, calling for salvation. Jesus brought salvation, of course, but not quite as they had anticipated. These crafts recall the events of Palm Sunday and various aspects of the story. A headband with “palm … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Children’s Message: Palm Sunday (Mark 11:1-11)

Palm Sunday is a fun and triumphant church celebration, especially when it involves waving branches during service and having “mini parades” or songs. But what does it mean and celebrate? This message takes a look at the original events of Palm Sunday, with an emphasis on how Jesus had a different end goal and purpose than what the people wanted … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday Bible Study for Kids from John 12:12-19

Palm Sunday - Lesson for Sunday School Kids

This Sunday School lesson about Palm Sunday was designed for parents to use with their children at home on the week of April 5, 2020. Everything is included in the PDF download below (teaching notes, coloring pages, craft directions, game ideas, and worksheets). Use what is most helpful for your kids and ignore the rest. Families can also watch our children’s … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday: Jesus Triumphal Entry Craft Ideas

Last Supper Cup Craft

Use these crafts when teaching kids about Jesus Triumphant entry on Palm Sunday. They work with any lesson plan for Sunday School the week before Easter. Download the project directions, watch our how-to instructions video, and then gather your craft supplies. Triumphal Entry Craft Ideas A Different Approach: Donkeys, Palms, Dirty Feet, and a Cross Holy Week is (or should … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday (Luke 19:28-40) Lesson for Kids

As we prepare for Holy Week and receive palm branches for church services, it’s easy to go through the motions and casually discuss the donkey and the palm parade, without thoroughly contemplating what it all means. This lesson reminds students of the significance behind the Triumphal Entry, and celebrates Christ’s work in our lives. Lesson focus: Jesus came to save … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday Children’s Sermon from Luke 19:28-40

Triumphant Entry - Jesus on Palm Sunday

It was a parade unlike any other – Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. It was a big deal, but what did it all mean? This message for children will explain the meaning behind the celebration. Use the download links below and watch the video teaching example. Main Objective: As the church prepares to enter its most significant … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Bible Lesson: Jesus' Final Days: The Triumphal Entry

This Palm Sunday Lesson was created for a small group of children between the ages of 6-9.  They will discover that the greatest need for all people is to be forgiven from their sins. Bible Passage: Matthew 21 Bible Story Title: Jesus’ Final Days: The Triumphal Entry Target Age Group:  Ages 6-11 (K-5th Grade U.S.A.) Target Time Frame: 60 Minutes Original Teaching … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Triumphal Entry: Palm Sunday Skit

Here is a simple skit that presents Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. This would be wonderful to have the children in your class act out on Palm Sunday so they know the story of what happened on on the Palm Sunday. This can be done as simply as having the children read the script while acting or as elaborately with … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"M is for Messiah" Coloring Page

For the letter M, our readers chose the theme Messiah. The illustration features Palm branches that might remind kids of Jesus triumphant entry parade into Jerusalem. Be sure to browse all the letters in our free Bible alphabet coloring book. Directions: Simply click on the preview image to the right to download this picture as a print-friendly PDF document. We’ve … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"The Triumphal Entry" Preschool Bible Lesson

This is lesson continues our curriculum for preschoolers about knowing Jesus. Each lesson is based on a passage in the Gospel of Mark. You can read the series introduction for more explanation and links to the other lessons. This particular lesson is from passages in Mark 10:32-34, 11:1-10 where Jesus rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Preschoolers will learn that Jesus revealed … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday Coloring Pages

palm sunday coloring page triumphant entry

This free coloring sheet shows Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey for Palm Sunday. The crowd is shouting Hosanna! and waving Palm branches. This scenes is often called the Triumphant Entry and can be found in Matthew 21. The simple style of this coloring page would make it useful as a preschool or toddler craft project. Any age of … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Folding a Palm Sunday Cross Craft

Have you ever seen those little crosses made using real palm fonds and wonder how they did it? This is a tradition in many churches to distribute these to the congregation on Palm Sunday. It’s also a memorable craft for children’s Sunday School. This is a craft idea we tried once in our children’s church. It took some real patience and was … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Palm Sunday Craft for Kids (Easy Paper Leaf)

Video Example of Easter & Palm Sunday Crafts The best crafts are simple and hands on, that’s why we love making these paper palm leaves from green construction paper. As a bonus you can act out the waving branches. This one won’t win an art content but it’s easy way to get kids active in the Bible lesson. Easter is … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Jesus on Palm Sunday (Preschool Lesson)

Parades are fun and exciting – this simple preschool lesson will teach young children about Palm Sunday. The famous day when rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. This Bible story is sometimes called the triumphant entry, you can find it in Luke, Matthew, Mark, and John. It could be used in any setting with children age 2-5 at church, including … More Children’s Ministry Resources