North Americans celebrate Easter in a variety of ways — treat-filled baskets, egg hunts, new Sunday clothes. Although there is nothing wrong with these traditions, Easter is so much bigger than dyed eggs and bunnies. As Christians, we celebrate Christ's resurrection and the new life He gives us.
To help you bring the Easter story to life for your children, the editors of Thriving Family have compiled a week of Christ-focused activities. They are not meant to replace your family's traditional Easter activities, but to help your children learn more about Jesus' sacrifice and victory over death at Easter. This free resource can be downloaded here. ~ Find more family activities in Easter articles from
Thriving Family magazine.
The first article in this download first appeared in the March/April 2011 issue of Thriving Family magazine and was originally titled "Exploring Easter." Copyright © 2011 by Focus on the Family. Copyrights of individual activities held by the respective authors, listed here: Alicia Bruxvoort, Carol Hatcher, Susan Mathis, Bonnie Neese, Darla Noble, Letitia Suk, Jeannie Vogel, Kathleen A. Welty, Karen Whiting and Preslaysa Williams. Used by permission. ThrivingFamily.com.
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