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While the celebration of Christ's birth should be a significant fixture in our faith calendar, we must remember that His birth is made SIGNIFICANT because of the reason He came. To the best of my ability, I want to mark Easter with the same attention as I give to Christmas. (This is still a work in progress.) I want our family anthem for this life-giving memorial to parallel that of Paul's in Philippians 3:10a.
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection...So, as we look to the cross in the coming days, will you join us? Will you as the Psalmist said, "tell the next generation"?
Here are some soul-stiring, family-friendly activities to help you shout, "He is risen!" together. Amen. (Click on each title to be directed to more details of each activity.)
Jesse Tree. Each day, as she and her family focus on one element of the Resurrection story, they hang a new ornament on their spring-time tree.
A simple object lesson created from a tasty treat, these buns can be added to any Easter meal to point all the guests to the empty tomb.
Easter-themed books for family readingHere's a list of some of my favorites. (Some of these are out of print. I list them here so that you can possibly find used copies.)
Journey to the Cross- This is my all-time favorite Easter book!
The Tale of the Three Trees
The Donkey Who Carried a King
Amon's Adventure: A Family Story for Easter