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Bulletin Boards and Wall Decoration Printable Cards and bookmarks
Easter Music Inspirational & Devotional Links
Plays, Skits, and Puppet Plays Children's Stories, Sermons, and Activities
Children's' Crafts Coloring Pages
Worksheets, Word Searches, and Crossword Puzzles Easter Incentive Sticker Charts
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*Please  note - All Easter crafts and coloring are here!

Easter Plays, Skits, Puppet Scripts, and Puppets

One Boy's Donkey A skit about how a boy's young donkey went from ordinary to extraordinary, because of our Lord Jesus. This is from kidssundayschool.com

Palm Sunday A puppet script (listed under Palm Sunday) from bobsnook.org  

Resurrection Song Music and a play to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. This is from songsofpraise.org

Outside the Tomb A short worship skit by Don and Donna Lott 

Jerusalem's Most Wanted A skit about Peter's release from prison (scroll down). This is from Let's Skit Crazy

The Great Resurrection Cover-up A puppet script from Bob Snook

A Press Conference After the Resurrection A puppet script from Bob Snook

What is Easter All About An Easter play from Christian Crafters

Barabbas - A Monologue From mssscrafts.com

His Love Scripture about God's love. Requires three readers. This is from nailscars.com

Easter Chant This chant from eliab.com could be done with three groups of children, with each group doing one of the first three verses, and the last verse done by everyone.

Gabby's Easter Math Lesson A play from SundaySchoolNetwork.com

An Easter Program - Build Your Faith on the Rock.  This is from Bread of Life Ministries. This is a complete program for children and contains game ideas, Bible memory verse, and a story which could be used as a puppet play

Celebration Chant This chant by Don Stott from eliab.com uses four groups. This is fairly easy but could be quite effective

Easter March This is a different, military approach to a group presentation but could be effective. This is by Don Stott

How to Make Felt Nativity Puppets This idea could also be used for resurrection puppets

 

Children's Stories, Sermons, Devotions, and Activities

The King is Coming A Palm Sunday children's sermon from sermons4kids.com

Cheers to Jeers A children's sermon from sermons4kids.com

Palm Sunday Celebration Celebrate Palm Sunday by telling the story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem. Also make a candy palm tree for your family or Sunday School class. This is from christiancrafters.com

The Last Supper Children's Sermon from children's sermons.com

The Wordless Book

My Jellybean Poem This poem uses the colors of the wordless book and is meant to be used when witnessing to children. Put together bags of jellybeans in the colors mentioned. Attach the small poems (four to a sheet) to the bag.
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Easter Egg-citement from sermons4kids.com

Easter Cookie Recipe Make these special cookies with your children on the eve before Easter to teach the about the death and resurrection of Christ. A great hands-on activity 

Paid in Full A children's sermon from sermons4kids.com

 

    An Easter Cross Card    This is the same as the Christmas Cross Card which opens to a cross with John 3:16 on it except it is in Easter colors. This can be used as a children's sermon or when presenting salvation to children. Use these instructions for putting the card together after printing the files. For a Large Easter Cross Card (NIV) print these files - part1niv  part2niv part3niv  part4niv  
King James Version   part1kjv  part2kjv  part3kjv  part4kjv
 

   
En español
   
part1esp  part2esp  part3esp  part4esp  
 Português  part1port   part2port   part3port   part4port              
 
*Please note - These files have been remade so that they print correctly .©Audrey Smith     

Build Your Faith on the Rock An Easter lesson from Bread of Life Ministries

God is Forever An Easter lesson from childrensministry.com

Make at Home Easter Resurrection Eggs and Story Cards Colorful eggs teach about Christ's death, burial, and resurrection.

I've Just Seen Jesus A children's sermon about the resurrection from sermons4kids.com

Do You Know This Man? A children's sermon about salvation from sermons4kids.com

God Kept His Promise A Bible story from Children's Bible Ministry

Jesus is Crucified A story from Children's Bible Ministry

The Lord is Risen Indeed Bible story from Children's Bible Ministry

Easter Cookie Recipe Make these special cookies with your children on the eve before Easter to teach the about the death and resurrection of Christ. A great hands-on activity 

A Gospel Presentation for Children This is from christiananswers.net

Chain of Praises from childrensministry.com

The Resurrection Egg Hunt Use this activity to reinforce the facts of the resurrection. This is from sundayschoolresources.com

Donna's Easter Story Place The story of the resurrection from the last supper to the ascension.

He is Risen Use Easter eggs to tell the Easter story. This is from childrensministry.com

Holy Week Activities From childrensministry.com

 

  Cross Box Children's Sermon or Craft - inside of the Box is John 3:16NIV. ( For King James Version click here.)The Box opens to a cross shape. Print the file on card stock and cut out the cross. Fold edges upward so the verse is inside of the box. Tape sides lightly with removable tape. Put a small bow on top. Give your gift to a friend. Use with a devotional or sermon about the Gift of God from childrenssermons.com,

Open the box by cutting or pulling  the tape carefully. Now you have a cross with John 3:16 on it. For a Cross Box en Español Click here.     Português  ©Audrey Smith

Hint - Print on colored card stock

For a Large Easter Cross Card click here

 

 

Easter Quick Links

Bulletin Boards and Wall Decoration Printable Cards and bookmarks
Easter Music Inspirational & Devotional Links
Plays, Skits, and Puppet Plays Children's Stories, Sermons, and Activities
Children's' Crafts Coloring Pages
Worksheets, Word Searches, and Crossword Puzzles Easter Incentive Sticker Charts
Miscellaneous Easter Links  

 

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Worksheets, Word Searches, and Crossword Puzzles

The Garden of Gethsemane Activities from Calvary Chapel (pdf file) Teacher's Guide

Jesus is Crucified Activities from Calvary Chapel (pdf file) Teacher's Guide

Holy Week Sequence Activity  This activity is from sundayschoolkids.com

Coded Message  Many eyewitnesses saw Jesus after He was raised from the dead. This is from sundayschoolresources.com

Jesus is Risen Activities from Calvary Chapel (pdf file) Teacher's Guide

Easter, a Time for Rejoicing Word Search  From christiananswers.net

The Resurrection Word Search From christiananswers.net

Resurrection Crossword Puzzle This is from biblewordgames.com

An Easter Word Search This is from squiglysplayhouse.com 

Does God Really Love You Word Search Heart shaped wordsearch based on John 3:16. This is from christiananswers.net

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Puzzles and Games

 

   Easter Matching Game - For a 24 card game Print 2 of these  (pdf document) on any color card stock. Turn these over and print 2 backs or cover back with patterned contact paper. Lay the cards out in even rows (flower pattern up). Each player turns 2 cards over. If the cards match, the player keeps them and takes another turn. The player with the most cards wins. For a 48 card game (24 sets) print these cards also.

Easter Games Ten game suggestions here

Easter Games Five Easter game ideas from christiancrafters.com
 

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Easter Music Links

Handel's Messiah An appreciation and explanation of Handel's Oratorio Messiah (midis)

The Ballad of the Cross Song by Elton Smith and Larry Holder. Listen and download the sheet music for this song

Shout Hosanna! Sheet music available for this song by Elton Smith and Larry Holder also

I am the Resurrection Listen and download the musical score for this song by Elton Smith and Dan Zigler

Midi files from the Cyber Hymnal Click on Topics and then Easter  

Christ the Lord is Risen Today Midi file from Cyber Hymnal. Click on Topics and then Easter

I Know That My Redeemer Liveth Midi file from Cyber Hymnal. Click on Topics and then Easter

Christ is Risen! Shout Hosanna  Midi file from Cyber Hymnal. Click on Topics and then Easter
 

Inspirational and Devotional Links

How to Know God Personally This is from Campus Crusade for Christ

Fact not Fable A devotional from Our Daily Bread   

Wounded for Me From Our Daily Bread 

The Lord is Risen Indeed! From Our Daily Bread

Bye-Bye Bunny Send the Easter Bunny packing with a Christ-centered approach to holidays

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas  Kempis A sermon from the Christian Classics Ethereal Library

The Ultimate Proof of Christianity (The Resurrection of Jesus) by Dr. Henry Morris

His Agony and Our Access A devotional by Oswald Chambers

Themes in Art: The Passion of Christ

 

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Easter E-Cards, Printable Cards, and Bookmarks

Easter Doorhanger  This pretty doorhanger has 1Corinthians 15:3b,4 (KJV)  on it. Just cut it out and hang it on your door

I Know that My Redeemer Lives Bookmark Print four to a page 

 

John 3:16 Bookmark   (NIV) Pretty spring flowers with John 3:16 on them. Eight to a page. Just print, cut, punch a hole in the top and put a piece of yarn through it. KJV here 

 

Jesus Lives Bookmarks Print five to a page

 

     John 14:6 Bookmarks NIV (8 to a page)      En Español John 14:6   Bookmarks     KJV    (8 to a page)

 

*Please  note - All Easter crafts and coloring are here!

 

Miscellaneous Easter Links

Dates for Easter through 2024

Easter Lilies Information and history of Easter Lilies as well as information on their care

Easter Clip Art A large number of free Easter images to download at this site

Easter in England

Easter in Mexico

  

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