Looking for fun Christian Easter activities for kids? This post has several Easter crafts, recipes and activities your little ones are sure to love!
Easter Sunday will be here before you know it. How will your family celebrate?
By dying Easter eggs? By participating in an Easter egg hunt? By visiting the Easter Bunny at the mall?
While these traditions are always a lot of fun, it’s important that we don’t get so caught up in all of the fun and festivities that we forget what Easter is really all about–celebrating Jesus’s resurrection!
Thankfully, celebrating the real reason for the season can be every bit as fun too. At least it will be when you celebrate with these fun Christian Easter activities for kids!
From printable coloring pages to Easter crafts for kids to yummy recipes–find everything you need for a fun Christian Easter right here!
(p.s. I’m not saying that you shouldn’t do secular activities like dying Easter eggs or having an Easter egg hunt–just that it’s important to include some Christian Easter activities for kids as well 🙂 )
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Christian Easter Crafts for Kids
He is Risen! Teach your children (or your preschool Sunday School class) all about the Resurrection story with this Empty Tomb Craft for Kids. It’s super easy to make, inexpensive, and uses materials you probably have laying around the house anyway (or can get very easily). Your kids will love it!
Looking for something a little more sturdy/fancy? Teach your children about the tomb and the Risen Lord with this fun DIY Mini Resurrection Garden from We Are THAT Family. This one looks nice enough, you can display it in your home all season long!
Have a cross and some paints handy? You could also make these beautiful Crucifixion Paintings from Campfires and Cleats. This is another easy craft that uses only common materials you probably already have on hand.
No cross handy? Why not make your own! These Stained Glass Crosses from Coffee with Us 3 look really pretty!
Or, if you’re looking for even more Christian Easter Activities for kids, be sure to check out this Easter Paper Doll Free Printable Resurrection Set and this easy How to Bead a Cross craft tutorial as well. They both look great!
Christian Easter Recipes / Snacks
Have you ever made Resurrection Rolls before? We make them every year and the kids love them! Not only are they a great way to teach little ones about the true meaning of Easter, but they’re super yummy too. Get the instructions here: Easy Resurrection Rolls Story and Recipe.
Planning on eating any jelly beans this year? Why not use them to teach the Easter story? The Jelly Bean Prayer Jar (with free printable!) assigns each color an important part of the story. Talk about a yummy way to learn!
Or this Empty Tomb Snack recipe is a great idea too. It’s no-bake and contains both chocolate donuts AND Oreos… so… it’s pretty obvious why I like it 🙂
Christian Easter Coloring Pages and Printables
Do your children love to color? If so, they will love these Christian Easter Coloring Pages from 1+1+1=1. This free printables set offers 17 cute, fun and free coloring and activities pages designed to help teach your children about Jesus and Easter, all while they are having fun coloring!
Christian Easter Activities for Kids
Looking for a fun activity to pass some time AND teach kids the real meaning of Easter? This Christian Easter Bingo game from Coffee with Us 3 looks really neat. This game would be a great activity for Sunday School Easter morning if you’re looking for something to do.
Or what about this fun Religious Easter Word search from Real Life at Home? This would be a great Sunday School activity for older kids.
Or if you’re thinking about doing an egg hunt this year, but you aren’t excited about loading your kids up with THAT much candy, you could always do Resurrection Eggs instead. You can find the instructions for DIY Resurrection Eggs here if you’re feeling crafty.
Or just buy this Resurrection Eggs set if you’re running short on time. Everything is already done and ready to go!
Christian Easter Books for Kids
The Easter Story by Patricia A. Pingry uses bright, colorful pictures to tell the story of Jesus in a way that little ones can understand. Perfect for ages two through five.
In God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren, Papa Bear shares the story of Easter with little Bear in easy-to-understand language that is perfect for children ages three to seven.
The Very First Easter by Paul L. Maier brings the Easter story to life with gorgeous drawings and real answers to tough questions. This book is perfect for teaching children five to ten the real story of Easter.
Christian Easter Basket Ideas
Of course, the holiday just wouldn’t be complete without an Easter basket! Before you go crazy filling your children’s baskets up with candy, however, why not add in a few of these Christian Easter basket ideas as well?
Not only will your children be delighted to receive them, but they will further help teach and remind your entire family about the true meaning of Easter.
Kids’ Bible: We own, love and highly recommend The Beginner’s Bible.
Stuffed Lamb: How adorable is this little Easter lamb? (It looks super soft and cuddly too.) Perfect for your littlest one.
Christian Easter Coloring Book: This Easter coloring book includes both the usual Easter traditions, like Easter eggs, with timeless truths about God that little children need to know. Plus, it’s dirt cheap on Amazon.
Who doesn’t love Veggie Tales? A Very Veggie Easter contains 2 DVDs and 2 CDs–all for what you’d pay for one movie. Definitely a must for any family with small children!
How does your family celebrate Easter? Do you have any fun Christian Easter activities, crafts, games or recipes you usually do?
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