Throw a party to celebrate Jesus'
Have kids make their own noisemakers. You'll need empty toilet
paper rolls, scissors, markers, a stapler, crepe paper, and dried
Help children each cut open and flatten their toilet paper roll.
Have children decorate the outside of their flattened rolls with
markers. When they're finished, staple two 8-inch strips of crepe
paper to one small end. Roll up the flattened roll and staple shut
the end that has the crepe paper. Help children each put a small
amount of beans in their roll. Then insert two more crepe paper
strips at the open end and staple that end closed.
Start your party with music and let kids "play" their noisemakers
along with the music. Then have kids hunt for hidden crosses
throughout the room. Afterward, serve refreshments and have kids
act out the Easter story, using costumes and any sound effects you
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