Great Easter Videos to Use in Your Children’s Ministry

Great Easter Videos to Use in Your Children’s Ministry

If you're looking for something to add to your large group presentation, these videos might be just the ticket.  Check them out! K5 Easter 2016 Large Group from Crossroads Kids' Club on Vimeo. LOVE, the Easter story (for kids) from Brenton Smith on Vimeo. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ4gQniUVO8 God's Story: Easter (one of my favorites) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzzr9ogygwA An Easter Story: Told by kids. Very creative and fun! … [Read more...]

Benjamin’s Box (An Easter Lesson for Kids)

Benjamin’s Box (An Easter Lesson for Kids)

Ah, Easter and Christmas!  Those wonderful mornings where kids come flooding into your classroom, dressed in their best and eager to learn!  Well, they are dressed in their best anyway! For this Easter, I wanted to do a lesson that would keep the "regular" kids engaged and also help introduce the Easter story to new kids in a fun way.   I used the book Benjamin's Box: The Story of the Resurrection Eggs and this amazing treasure box my parents let me borrow. Inside the box, I placed … [Read more...]

10 Great Easter Activities for Kids

10 Great Easter Activities for Kids

Whether you're looking for a fun activity for the kids at home, or something to supplement your Easter lesson at church, you've come to the right place!  Here's a list of 20 great Easter activities I've gathered up from around the web, many of which we've tried and loved! #1 Easter Activities for Older Kids and Teens #2 Learning Money Skills with Plastic Eggs  #3 How to Make a Stuffed Peep #4 One Hundred Ways to Decorate Eggs!  #5 Salt Dough Easter Egg Ornaments  #6 Palm Sunday … [Read more...]

Simple Construction Paper Easter Egg Basket  (Toddlers and Preschoolers)

Simple Construction Paper Easter Egg Basket (Toddlers and Preschoolers)

Here's a great Easter craft for the little ones in your life!  This would be fun for preschool homeschool or even in even in a toddler Sunday School class.  For Sunday, you could write attributes of God on each egg as you put them in the basket. Supplies Needed: Coloring Page of a basket Construction paper, cut into the shape of eggs Glue sticks Crayons (optional) What You Do: Have kid color the basket if they'd like.  Hand them eggs, one by one, and encourage them to glue … [Read more...]

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...]