Help your children visualize and grasp the importance of our Saviour's resurrection with these engaging crafts and activities.
He Is Risen Craft
This simple craft reinforces the fact that Jesus, our Saviour, is ALIVE! Have each of your children use their creativity to decorate around a cross made with masking tape. Then remove the tape and add a heart on top of the cross to proclaim that Jesus is not dead, but “He Is Risen” indeed!
Items to use:
- Colors for decorating
- Masking tape
- Heart with the words "HE IS RISEN"
Do you have a tradition to help your family celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus? Try making resurrection rolls with your children using five simple ingredients. View the Resurrection Rolls page to learn the symbolism of each part of the recipe and to read the recipe instructions.
- 1 can of crescent roll dough (12 ounces)
- 2 tablepoons sugar
- ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 8 large marshmallows
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
Empty Tomb Craft
Use this fun hands-on craft in a Bible lesson to help children visualize the resurrection and understand the great importance of our Saviour's victory over sin, death, and the grave.
Items to use:
- Colored pencils or crayons
- Paper plates
- Brass fastener
Lead your children on this hunt for an engaging way to remind them of the great sacrifice our Saviour made for us. As each item is found, explain what it symbolizes using Matthew 26-28 and John 19-20.
Symbolism of items:
- Bread: Symbol of Christ’s body at the Last Supper
- Silver coins: Judas’ betrayal
- String: Scourging
- Wood: Cross of Jesus
- Nails: Pierced hands and feet
- Sponge: Drink of vinegar
- Perfume: Burial spices
- Rock: Stone used to close tomb
- Empty item: Empty tomb