Ideas for Teaching the TRUE Meaning of Easter

Happy Easter, friends!
Sweet Blessings: I Will Rise
Because Jesus conquered death on the cross, taking away the sins of humanity in a long-foretold rescue mission, and rose from the dead victoriously, we can live each day with joy, hope, and an everlasting relationship with the King of Kings!

Here's a super cute video that shares about the true meaning of Easter - from the mouths of babes :) Check it out:

  I know a lot of teachers are on Spring Break this week or next, so you might not have the chance to teach about the Easter story in-depth - but that's okay! It's never too late (or too early!) And for those of you who teach in a public school setting, perhaps you can use some of these ideas with your own children or in a Sunday School class.

As a new mom,  I have been thinking more and more about the importance of instilling biblical values in the hearts and lives of our kiddos.

Here are some awesome ideas to teach about the
TRUE Meaning of Easter:

As a Christian teacher, it is my deep desire to see my students grow in their faith and their relationship with God. This fun and interactive set of foldables is a great reminder and discussion-starter for the true meaning of Easter and why we celebrate more than Easter bunnies and egg hunts.
Every year my students created a lapbook/interactive notebook foldables to help them remember and retell the TRUE meaning of Easter:
As a Christian teacher, it is my deep desire to see my students grow in their faith and their relationship with God. This fun and interactive set of foldables is a great reminder and discussion-starter for the true meaning of Easter and why we celebrate more than Easter bunnies and egg hunts.
Here's what some teachers & parents who have purchased the packet have said:
Thank you for helping me teach my sons that it is not about the bunny :) Thank you for sharing your talent! xoxo" -Linda A.
Teaching in a Catholic school, it is important for me to find quality religious resources. This product is wonderful and will help make Easter more meaningful to the kids. I know they will love all the notebook activities. Thanks for sharing this! -Judy H.
Very excited about this! My kids are going to learn a lot from it and have fun doing so! Thank you so much for all the work you put into it! -Katherine M.

Each page comes with complete student directions and a suggested answer key - simplify your lesson planning this week with this print-and-go packet - you'll thank yourself later!
As a Christian teacher, it is my deep desire to see my students grow in their faith and their relationship with God. This fun and interactive set of foldables is a great reminder and discussion-starter for the true meaning of Easter and why we celebrate more than Easter bunnies and egg hunts.
If you download the packet and use it with your students, please leave feedback to benefit other teachers who are interested. Thanks!

Secondly, my kiddos LOVED completing this Easter Wreath craft that tells the Easter story in sequential order using pictures and verses. It is a FREE printable activity from Wee Little Miracles
wee little miracles: Make an Easter Story Wreath {free printables!} still trying to get the printing to work-
Click HERE to be taken to her website.
Instead of the wreath, we put Erin's printables on a cross:
Here are some other FUN & FREE ideas to teach little ones about Easter: (click on each picture to be taken to the website of activities)
Empty Easter Tomb Biscuits #easter #JESUS #resurrectionsunday ---> http://www.katiescrochetgoodies.com/2014/03/how-to-explain-true-meaning-of-easter.htmlChrist-Centered Easter Activities and Crafts: Make the true meaning of Easter meaningful and memorable!
Sweet Truth of Easter - M craft for kids!Free Scripture Hunt Printable! Use this to teach your children the true meaning of Easter while also providing a fun and engaging activity!

Happy Easter, friends!

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