10 Great Easter Activities for the Family

10 Great Easter Activities for the Family

Yikes stripes!  If you stopped by the blog on yesterday, you might have spotted this post in a rather rough state.  I had it scheduled to go live and forgot to finish it up first!  Sorry about that, friends.  I've done some fine tuning and added pictures, so now it's ready to go!  Hope you like this version a little better! #1  Countdown to Easter Activity Cards Grab these cute printable from Wild Olive to have lots of Family Activity ideas at your fingertips! #2 Grow a Resurrection … [Read more...]

Reverse Easter Egg Hunt: Great for Older Kids (even teens!)

Reverse Easter Egg Hunt: Great for Older Kids (even teens!)

Last year, we were looking for some family friendly Easter activities for the kids in the family who aren't really kids anymore!  I listed a few of the activities we did in this post (the egg-drop was a huge hit), but I didn't give you any details on our Reverse Easter Egg Hunt that was the highlight of the event. Well, the wait is over! The Basics In this reverse Easter egg hunt, instead of looking FOR eggs, participants START with an egg and then find places on a list.  The idea is to … [Read more...]

Easter S’mores

Easter S’mores

Are you looking for a quick and easy Easter-themed snack for Children's Church or Wednesday night kids' club?  Check out these super fun and colorful Easter S'mores!   They are made just like traditional S'more except you substitute a Peep for the marshmallow.  For our snack time, we microwaved a graham cracker and peep together and then laid the chocolate on top with another cracker, but I have a feeling you could put everything in the oven for about 5 minutes for the same … [Read more...]

New Easter Ebook!  Amazing Family Resource!

New Easter Ebook! Amazing Family Resource!

Big announcement today!  Amanda White, author of the super popular Truth in the Tinsel ebook is releasing an Easter ebook!    It's called A Sense of the Resurrection: An Easter Experience for Families and is based on a series she did a few years ago on her blog. Each activity focuses on one of the five senses--for example, smelling the perfume Mary used to anoint Jesus' feet, hearing the rooster crow after Peter's denial. The activities are not just crafts--they are … [Read more...]

Three Ways to Color Eggs with Toddlers

Three Ways to Color Eggs with Toddlers

Are you looking for a fun family activity this Easter, but not quite ready for full on egg coloring?  I may have a compromise for you.  I love love love coloring eggs, so I wanted the kids to get involved as soon as they were able, but I knew passing out eggs to bunch of two year olds was just asking for trouble.  Here's what we did: OPTION #1: Food Coloring in Muffin Tin For this option, just fill the muffin tins with water and put a drop or two of food coloring in each reservoir.  I made … [Read more...]

Free Minute to Win It Games!

Are you looking for some quick low-prep easy games for your kids?  You've probably already heard of the Minute to Win it series with NBC, but did you know that Children's Ministry Deals often releases holiday themed Minute to Win it Games as well?    For instance, right now they are giving away (FREE!) both St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it Game and Easter Minute to Win it Games. Grab them below! Easter Minute to Win It St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it  Image from Children's Ministry … [Read more...]