Resurrection Garden; How To Make One Fast, Cheap, And Easy!

Confession: I have been drooling over pictures of resurrection gardens online for years now! I've always wanted to make one, but never seemed to have gotten around to it. Planting the grass seed and trying to predict when it would actually look nice felt overwhelming. Well, guess what? We finally did it, and I'm going to show you how easy it really is- plus, with this version, it looks nice … [Read more...]

Printable Resurrection Set; Fun Christ-Centered Easter Craft

Ok, as promised when I debuted the Printable Passion set for peg dolls, here is the Resurrection set counterpart! (And I now have a post about painting these little guys in 3 different styles- check it out here.) Nativity sets are so popular at Christmas time (and for good reason), so I can't figure out why the whole Resurrection Set thing at Easter hasn't totally caught on yet. I think … [Read more...]

Teach Kids About Jerusalem- Build A Model With Blocks

As Holy Week approaches, I wanted to teach my kids more about Jerusalem and Jesus' last week. Ya'll know I'm a sucker for hands-on learning with my kids, so we decided to build a model of Jerusalem to "see" what the city was like, and if you have a set of blocks, you can build one, too!   This is a great Montessori inspired activity for Holy Week and to help teach your kids the Easter … [Read more...]

Mary Magdalene And The Red Egg

Eggs are a long symbol for Christians at Easter, and for good reason! The outside resembles the rock of a tomb, and then new life springs forth as a baby bird! But did you know why we decorate eggs at Easter time?     It is said that Mary Magdalene met with Tiberius Caesar after Jesus' resurrection, and she was carrying an egg. She proclaimed to him "Christ has Risen!" He … [Read more...]

Best Picture Books Of The Easter Story

I went on a quest to find the best picture books for kids that convey the true meaning of Easter for kids, and I want to share my findings with all of you! Even though these are reviews of these Easter picture books, no one payed me to write this and I purchased all the books with my own money, so this is not a skewed review- just me making some book suggestions to my friends. :-) I have … [Read more...]

Faith Based Easter Craft For Kids- Make An Empty Tomb

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts for kids here! We made an Easter craft that celebrates the true meaning of Easter- empty tombs! He is risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! This is so easy to make, and mostly involves supplies you have around your house at Easter time anyway! To make this craft, you are going to make your own air dry clay, but it's really not hard to do- trust me. … [Read more...]

Cross Craft Using Leftover Easter Egg Dye- With Pictures!

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! This is one of my favorite crafts we've ever done, and is sure to become an Easter tradition in our home! You can make these simple crosses using leftover Easter egg dye. It's a craft celebrating the true meaning of Easter, and it's so much fun! Supplies Needed: Plain White Paper Towels- no patterns! Leftover … [Read more...]

How to Make Colored Deviled Eggs for Easter

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! Deviled eggs are a favorite around here, and we found a way to gussy them up a bit for Easter Sunday! Check out these colorful deviled eggs! Now I'm going to show you how to dye your own deviled eggs! It's super easy, and doesn't take that much extra time. First, make yourself some egg dye. This is very simple- no … [Read more...]

How to Make Rainbow Resurrection Rolls for Easter

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! Usually, we make traditional Resurrection Rolls, which are rolls baked with marshmallows inside. When the marshmallow melts away, and "empty tomb" is left in the middle of the roll, which is a fun way to bring religion into Easter for kids. Last year, we spiced it up a little and made rainbow resurrection rolls! To … [Read more...]

Dogwood Flower Craft {To Go With the Legend of the Dogwood!}

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! We've been working on some Dogwood flower crafts to go along with The Legend of the Dogwood tree during this Easter season. Check out this dogwood flower cross craft! These simple dogwood flowers were made out of cardboard egg carton cups by my 5 year old. (Note: I don't think this craft will work with styrofoam egg … [Read more...]