Easter Theme: Jesus is our shepherd; Jesus the
Lamb of God
Scripture: John 10:7-9
Age Level: 6 to 12
Prep Time: Time to prepare muffins
Activity Time: 20 minutes
Construct a 6- to 8-foot cross from lumber. Then cover it with
chicken wire. Mount the cross on your church lawn. Fill the chicken
wire with palm fronds from Palm Sunday. In...
As children enter your worship area on Easter morning, give them
each two wooden paint-stirring sticks. Direct the kids to an area
where an adult will help them hot glue the...
Theme: Christ's Exaltation As King
Text: John 1:4
Preparation: For each child, you'll need a
1-inch piece of cardboard tube (from a paper towel roll),
On Palm Sunday, put three brightly colored strips of paper
(approximately 2 1/2 x 11 inches long) in each worship bulletin.
During the service just before the offering, ask ...
Hide hollow chocolate eggs instead of plastic or real eggs. Make
sure there are enough eggs for each child to have one, and limit
the hunt to one egg each. Gather the childr...
By Debbie Neufeld
A Basket Of Meaning
Bring this basket of Easter goodies to church with you for a
"sweet" object lesson that kids will love! Weave the gospel message
The Easter season represents a time of sacrifice -- it's
also a time to celebrate the joys in life, including family. Use
this experience to encourage family members during
The easy-to-read dialogue has delivery cues built right in; just
read the capitalized words with emphasis to avoid "monotone
syndrome," and to make sure everyone catches the...
Honor Jesus' life, teachings, and miracles with these 11 ideas
Kids love Easter! And we love Easter because we feel especially
connected to our Sa...
Jelly beans come in all the right colors to tell the gospel of
God's love. Use this Jelly Bean Gospel Poem with any of the ideas
Orange is for the sins we've d...
The Easter Drama Scene: The porch of a
The Simple Easter Drama Setup: Do what you can
to make the actors look like rabbits; at the least, give them
A dozen new ideas that'll capture everyone's
attention for Jesus--the real center of Easter.
"Jesus left there and went along the Sea of Galilee. Then he went
up on a mou...
PALM BRANCH COOKIES
Your kids will enjoy making and eating these cookies. To make the
dough, you'll need 1/3 cup shortening, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg, 3 cups
sifted flour, 1/2...