Easter is much more than chocolate bunnies and egg hunts although those are fun but I never want that to be Easters focus. It’s so much more! To help share the real reason for Easter I’ve gathered 18 Christ-centered Easter ideas for families. I hope you can find some ideas to bring Christ into your Easter celebration.
18 Ideas for a Christ Centered Easter
- Make your own Thank You Jesus Easter tree. We want to teach our children thankfulness all year round so I created this project for my family that we have used at Easter. We have a LOT to be thankful for this year.
- Abby has done a GREAT job creating a Countdown to Easter activity to help your kids understand the Easter story. She has it all in printable form so you can take advantage of her hard work.
- Tricia shares a week of devotions focusing on Easter for the family. I need to share something real quick. As moms. we want to do it all and we want to do it perfectly. Your life might not allow for a full week of devotions. Don’t throw out the whole week, just choose one and do it. Don’t let perfectionism rob you!
- Allison shares 6 hands-on activities to teach the meaning of Easter.
- Carrie shares an idea to help your Easter basket reflect Christ.
- Rebekah shares 10 Easter basket ideas that focus on the meaning of Easter.
- Reinforce your lessons with this Easter memory game. Just download, print, and play.
- Rachel shared a free printable Bingo game that focuses on Easter.
- Here is an Easter trivia game for all you trivia buffs. Attention Camp family study up on your Easter story, we’ll be having a challenge!
- Here’s a great craft for your kids to reenact the Easter story.
- Teach the story of the Resurrection with Easter Eggs
- Here is another fun craft to make. The empty tomb and it’s edible.
- Here is a free printable to make a Resurrection Eggs necklace to bring a hands on lesson for your kids.
- These tie dye crosses would be a great craft for kids.
- Here is a whole pack of FREE Easter printables for preschoolers.
- Here are some books that teach about Christ’s death and resurrection that would make great gifts for Easter baskets.
- The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)
- The Legend Of The Three Trees – Picture Book
- The Very First Easter (The Beginner’s Bible)
- The Week That Led to Easter – Arch Books
- Benjamin’s Box: The Story of the Resurrection Eggs
- The Great Easter Egg Hunt (A VeggieTales Book)
- Easter For Kids: A Fascinating Book Containing Easter Facts, Trivia, Images & Memory Recall Quiz: Suitable for Adults & Children (Matthew Harper)
Remember you don’t have to do everything, pick and choose which Christ-centered Easter Ideas works for you and your family!