|Carol Heyer's The Easter Story.|
It also helps to firmly instill the true meaning of Easter in your children. (Need tips on the best Easter books for kids? Check out Christian Children's Book Review.)
3. Have a Resurrection Scavenger Hunt.
4. Make or buy some Resurrection Eggs for your Easter egg hunt.
5. Or just have one Resurrection Egg (sometimes called a Gospel Egg).
6. Create a beautiful, indoor Resurrection garden to explain to your children what Jesus' empty tomb means - and as a reminder for the adults in your household. (Here's a similar idea, designed for outdoor use.)
7. Make a craft that explains who Jesus is, in his own words.
8. Craft Easter story wreaths.
9. Make pretzels into decorative and yummy cross snacks.
10. Create a simple three crosses craft display.
11. Bake Empty Tomb Cookies.
12. Make these "empty tomb" mini donut desserts. (Here is a super simple version. Here's another.)
13. Make Resurrection Buns for the night before Easter or for Easter dinner. (This simple tradition is one my kids never forget!)
|Crown of Thorns Bread, via Catholic Icing.|
14. Bake Crown of Thorns bread for Easter dinner.
15. (Bonus idea!) Have an Easter scavenger hunt.
See more ideas, from previous years:
A Week of Easter Activities
Last Minute Easter Ideas that Point to Jesus
Easy, Christ-Center Easter Ideas