God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

This is a retelling of the Easter Story – from John 19:28-30; 20:1,11-18 To tell the story it is helpful to have a model of the tomb. We used a cardboard box. Mary was very sad (can you look sad?). Her friend Jesus had died. He hadn’t ever done anything wrong but some people were… Read More God Knows When I Feel Sad and When I Feel Happy

Easter Craft

To make all you need is – picture of the empty tomb printed onto card (see file to download – there is a choice – one has the words ‘Jesus is alive!’), pictures of flowers from garden catalogues, glue, pencils and crayons. Make the picture while the card is flat and then fold in half… Read More Easter Craft

Easter Decoration

How to make an Easter Door Wreath You will need A plain wreath shape – or cut out the centre of a paper plate and use the wide rim. Doilie Spring pictures – I used eggs and chicks but flowers would be fine too. See what you can find in magazines and catalogues. Ribbon A… Read More Easter Decoration

Jesus is Alive! Craft

This is the same idea as the Easter Stained Glass . This time we have an empty tomb cut from black card and a stone. If you can have a bright tissue paper colour behind the empty tomb it will really glow when you put the craft at a sunlit window. Click on the link… Read More Jesus is Alive! Craft

Easter Story Video

Easter Stained Glass

How to make your own Easter Stained Glass picture You will need Black paper plate Tacky back Tissue paper in bright colours Cross cut from the plate centre or black paper Glue To make Cut out the centre of the plate (use this to make the cross) Add the tacky back – you need the… Read More Easter Stained Glass

Easter Story Paper Plate Craft

Paper plates are just so great for craft ideas (and can be used as storytelling props too) This simple paper plate idea can be used as both. The craft is for a child and adult to make together while talking about the Easter Story. You need – paper plate, tissue paper or similar in green… Read More Easter Story Paper Plate Craft

Easter Garden to make at home

Easter or Resurrection Gardens are a great way to celebrate Easter. They are a reminder of the Easter story and are fun to make. Traditionally they would be made using soil, moss, flowers etc but this version is made entirely from paper and card – if you haven’t got easy access to soil and plants… Read More Easter Garden to make at home

Easter egg colouring printables

These A4 Easter Egg designs can be coloured or made into collages. Whatever you feel like doing! I’ve used wax crayons (you can blend the colours!), felt tips, tissue paper and some sugar paper circles. Cut out the egg shape after you’ve decorated it. If you want to paint then maybe print the shape onto… Read More Easter egg colouring printables

We’ve arrived at Easter!

We have travelled along the road to Jerusalem to reach the first Easter. Each week we’ve met different people that Jesus met on his journey and now we are at the end of our journey. This weeks story is the Easter Story .. to tell you need Peter, Mary and the paper plate visual (or… Read More We’ve arrived at Easter!