Easter by Gail Gibbons

This post contains an affiliate link. Somebody purchased the book Easter for the children’s ministry at church.  Although it’s an older book (1989) and the characters look a bit stylized, it’s still a nice resource to have around. This book seeks to explain Easter to children, starting with a quick overview of Jesus’ life and […]

The Very First Easter by Paul L. Maier

This post contains an affiliate link. The Very First Easter is much better as a read-at-home book, or if you have a chance to sit down with one or two kids for an extended period of time.  It is about a boy named Christopher whose parents explain the significance of Easter to him.  It is […]

Linen Gravecloths Prop

I made these linen gravecloths to use when we were acting out the story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.  They are a nice prop to have for the Lazarus story, also.  To make some, just take an old white sheet and cut into the seam every 4-5″ along the long edge.  Once you have those […]

Resurrection Rolls

For Easter, one of our teachers made Resurrection Rolls.  They were a wonderfully tasty treat that tied into the Easter message and served as a reminder for the rest of the lesson.  I love it when you can tie the message into the snack.  It provides another chance to go over what the kids learned.  […]

Toilet Paper Tube Resurrection Set

We made this set at homeschool group, but it would be a great Sunday School craft.  The templates and directions can be found at Catholic Icing.  Because the craft requires a lot of coloring, cutting and taping, I recommend it for an at-home project, or a class project.  It would be a great display to […]