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learned the entire Easter story with the help of
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You can easily make Resurrection Eggs at home.
Purchase 12 small plastic Easter eggs from Walmart
or the Family Dollar. Make sure they will fit inside
of a regular egg carton. Number them 1 through 12.
Use a left over egg carton. If you still have eggs
inside the carton - just put them into a large bowl
for safe keeping.
Place the item listed below into each egg. You can
also put the scripture reference - or you can tell
the story from memory.
Once all the eggs are filled - you can begin telling
Without telling your children what
you're about to do, make a list of the items needed
and send the kids on a scavenger hunt to find the
Imagine their surprise when they realize
these items can help tell the story of Salvation!
Egg Number 1
Message: Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. The
people waved palm branches.
Passage: Matthew 21:1-11.
Item: A small plastic leaf or a piece of a palm
branch or a blade of grass.
Egg Number 2
Message: Mary poured expensive perfume on Jesus'
Passage: John 12:2-8.
Item: Cotton ball with perfume on it.
Egg Number 3
Message: Jesus ate the Last Supper with His
Passage: Matthew 26:17-19.
Item: A small piece of cracker to represent the
Egg Number 4
Message: Judas betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of
Passage: Matthew 27:3.
Item: Three dimes
Egg Number 5
Message: Jesus carried His cross.
Passage: John 19:17.
Item: A toothpick that is cut and glued in the form
of a cross.
Egg Number 6
Message: Soldiers placed a crown of thorns on Jesus'
Passage: John 19:2.
Item: A small thorny branch or a single large thorn
(a toothpick would work too)
Egg Number 7
Message: Soldiers parted Jesus' garments and cast
lots for His coat.
Passage: John 19:23.
Item: Miniature dice
Egg Number 8
Message: Jesus was nailed to a cross and pierced in
Passage: John 19:18,37 and John 20:25-29.
Item: A nail or push pin
Egg Number 9
Message: They gave Jesus vinegar mixed with gall on
a sponge to drink.
Passage: Matthew 27:34.
Item: A q-tip
Egg Number 10
Message: Spices to prepare Jesus for burial.
Passage: John 19:40.
Item: a few whole cloves or other whole spices.
Egg Number 11
Message: The stone covering Jesus' tomb was rolled
Passage: John 20:1.
Item: A small rock.
Egg Number 12
Message: The tomb is empty. He has risen!
Passage: Luke 24:6.
If you do this activity with your children (or
you've done it in the past) please let me know what
you think. Email news @ teachkidsthebible.com