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Easter Ideas for Kids

Over the next few days, I’ll be sharing Easter ideas for kids & resources that I wish were available when my kids were young. When I was a kid, we celebrated Easter on Sunday. When my kids were young, we celebrated Palm …..Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. When my kids were older, we celebrated… Continue Reading

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22

The week before Easter, my mom, my sister & I went to Ashley’s school.  She teaches at-risk kids in first grade. My mom read a book about Easter. My sister took photos. I did some jelly bean activities with the kids. Next Tuesday is national jelly bean day, so you have some time to get… Continue Reading

Celebrating Easter this week & Spring Bible studies

Celebrating Easter this week & Spring Bible studies

It’s Passion Week. How will you be celebrating Easter –  Jesus’ death & resurrection? Did you know that many countries shut down for Passion Week. I just returned from El Salvador and the kids are on vacation from school this week. Government entities are closed across the world.  Maybe Americans could learn from others in… Continue Reading

Palm Sunday Crafts & Activities for Kids {Recap}

Palm Sunday Crafts & Activities for Kids {Recap}

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, but you may want to do some of these Palm Sunday crafts & activities for kids during Passion Week.  It’s a perfect way to keep Christ the focus of your Easter week celebration.  Let’s start with our Palm Sunday crafts . . . Click on any image to get the directions… Continue Reading

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

I still remember the first time we made Easter bird nests.  Hunter & I were making them.  He loved forming the mixture into nests . . . and eating them afterwards.  Yesterday I told Hunter & Gentry I needed to make bird nests for my blog.  They both grinned at me and reminded me how… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

When my kids turned 5, they each made their own set of Resurrection Eggs.  That was over 15 years ago and we still have all 3 sets of Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They all loved listening to the Easter story as we opened each egg.  As they grew up, they could use… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Most families have LOTS of Christmas traditions and very few Easter traditions.  I find that interesting because the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ is paramount to being saved from our sin. As my kids grew up, I looked for creative ways to explain Jesus resurrection.  Our absolute, favorite Easter tradition over the past 20… Continue Reading

Easter Bible Verses for Passion Week

Easter Bible Verses for Passion Week

When I was growing up, we only celebrated Palm Sunday & Easter Sunday. Once I had kids & they got older, I realized there was more to Easter celebrations than just those 2 Sundays. Passion Week celebrates all of these: Palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter) Maundy Thursday (Last Supper) Good Friday (Jesus’ death on the… Continue Reading

Easter Activities for Junior High, Senior High & Families

Easter Activities for Junior High, Senior High & Families

Yesterday I shared Easter activities for kids, specifically preschoolers & elementary kids. Today I want to share some resource to keep Christ the focus of your Easter celebration. These are terrific for your entire family, especially upper elementary, junior high & senior high kids. Today I want to introduce you to Skies of the Cross… Continue Reading

Easter Activities for Kids {Pre Schoolers & Elementary}

Easter Activities for Kids {Pre Schoolers & Elementary}

I’ve found a few Easter activities for kids that will help you put Christ back into your Easter celebration. Today I am sharing Easter activities for preschoolers & elementary kids. At the beginning of next week, I’ll share Easter resources for upper elementary, junior high & senior high kids. Watch for that blog post. Today,… Continue Reading