Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Kids' sermon/message Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Elementary Easter Children’s Message: Great Is His Love Use this elementary Easter children’s message: Great Is His Love to help children understand how God takes care of them. Elementary Easter Children’s Message: Great Is His Love Before class, make smiling faces with a permanent marker on room temperature green grapes (enough for everyone in class). Also, make angry faces on about one dozen grapes. During class, give each child a smiling grape and a sheet of white construction paper. Tell kids that this grape is now a child they’re responsible for. On the construction paper, have children draw everything their child will need to have a loving, healthy life. Have children show and describe their drawings. Then say: Listen to what God’s Word says about how God takes care of us. Read aloud 1 John 3:1. Say: Loving and caring for someone takes effort on our part. God takes care of us because he’s our heavenly Father and he loves us. Display the angry grapes on the table. Explain that they represent the angry people who crucified Jesus. If possible, put a cross in the middle of the grapes. Say: Suppose you had to give your child to this angry crowd of people to die on a cross. Would you? Why or why not? That’s what God did for us. He gave us His Son, Jesus. Read aloud 1 John 4:7-10. Each time the word “love” or “God” is mentioned in these verses, have children stand, then quickly sit down again. Read the passage aloud two or three times to emphasize how often these words are used. Close with a prayer, thanking God for his love in Jesus-God’s greatest gift of all. Looking for even more great ideas for Easter? Check out all our Easter posts. And for even more ideas and daily posts of inspiration, follow us on Facebook! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!