Easter School Holiday Packs
Hey ministry leaders! WE WANT TO GIVE YOU BACK SOME TIME! We’re taking the effort out of school holiday prep and have put together three weeks worth of activity packs for the upcoming school hols! Designed for children who can read themselves, these packs will help kiddos in your congregation wonder, imagine about and unpack ‘Easter’ and ‘Knowing Jesus in a New Way.’
Our Top 5 School Holiday Resource Pack Ideas for Pre-Readers
Not sure what to give the pre-readers in your setting while kids church isn't on? Check out our top 5 activity resource ideas HERE!
Resurrection Cookies (From our Easter Family Time Cards)
Traditions and celebrations have a very special way of keeping favourite memories forever in our hearts. That's why in this downloadable PDF we've included a number of ways for you and your family to engage with the Easter story INCLUDING our instruction sheet to bake your own resurrection cookies! Maybe start some new traditions, or at least have some fun together creatively exploring what Easter is all about! Print these out and give them a go!
We also had a guest blogger do a write up of baking these cookies with her young one! It's a great read, you can find it HERE!
Easter Sunday Prompt (From our Journey Through Holy Week prompts)
This printable and social media pack is perfect for families in your church as cool and creative way for families in your community to discover the story, make memories and have meaningful time together. Use the printable PDF to send out to families in your space and download the social media squares to put these prompts on your own social media platforms! Check out the Easter Sunday prompt to explore Easter Sunday as part of the wider Easter story.
Other Great Resources:
Have some great intergenerational fun in your Easter Sunday service this year! Check out this quick and easy way to create an easter wordle for you to use in your space!
Easter Paper Visual Aid
Folding and tearing a piece of A4 paper to create a cross is not a new idea but this outline offers a narrative to go with it that enables us to tell the whole story. This could be used as a great intentional intergenerational spot in a Easter Sunday service! Check it out!
My Little House - Bible Paper Toys
These cool little printable paper toys are great for acting out the Easter Story in a way that is both engaging for young kids through to the eldest of our spaces! Check them out!
An Easter Trail
Use this pack to run an interactive Easter trail at your church or school this Easter. Based on The Super Cool Story of Jesus children’s story booklet, these resources will help you put together a fun activity that will engage children with the true meaning of Easter.
A great preschool activity. Print and cut out shapes to tell the Easter story.
Easter - A Journey by Mainly Ministries
There's something to read, something to do, discussion starters, and suggestions for action. The resource can be used over four weeks, four days, or as a single resource. It is designed for households of all makeups, not just families.
Mainly Music - Online Easter Session
For your littlies - a great, engaging Mainly Music video with an Easter focus!
Kids Present the Easter Story
Kids tell their version of Christ's death and resurrection. A great video for you to use in your services!
Saddleback Kids - Jesus Sacrifice
Another great intergenerational video to tell the story of Easter Friday in a way that anyone can understand!
Jesus Died for Me? Animation
An animated version of our Easter storybook Jesus Died For Me? It's perfect for sharing the Easter story with online groups and during online services or during your in person services!
Who, What, Why, How of Easter
In this animation hear the answers to the tricky questions to find out what Easter is all about.
The Meaning of Easter
VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer and the cast of Buck Denver Asks...What's in the Bible?