Easter Crafts, Ideas & Resources

For Families

Here are a selection of crafts and activities to do at home


Journey to the CrossJourney to the Cross is a resource for families with children of all ages to journey through the events of Holy Week together. It offers a Bible reading or video to watch for each day of Holy Week with an interactive activity you can do using things around your home. It also includes a reflection sheet to record your experiences on this journey together.

Click here for the Journey to the Cross Resource

The Church at Home resources below - explores when Jesus enters Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Lots of ideas for 4-11 year olds.

Click here for the Church at Home Palm Sunday Resource

Retelling the Easter Story

Easter-6335You can print either in colour or black and white these wonderful simple images from My Wonder Studio and cut them out to recreate the Easter story, as demonstrated by 1plus1plus1equals1.net

Black and White Images

Colour Images

Craft Ideas

Washi Tape Reveal

A favourite craft to do at home and it can be done in different mediums. Tape a cross shape to your paper using washi tape or masking tape. Paint your colours - either with a brush or using your fingers. Alternative rub on soft pastels or chalks. Then remove the washi tape. You can fix soft pastels in place using hairspray.

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He is Risen!

He is Risen- Paint a paper plate or is our case, a circle cut out of a pizza box.
- Paint some grass and a sky.
- Draw around your child's hand on yellow paper or card
- Cut out the hand shape and stick on the grass.
- Cut our a cross and stick it in front of the hand.
- Write on the picture - He is Risen!

More Ideas

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  1. https://twitchetts.com/2019/03/sunday-school-easter-craft.html/
  2. https://happyhomefairy.com/easy-cross-craft/
  3. https://nontoygifts.com/paper-plate-yarn-cross-craft-easter/
  4. https://rhifoes.mvagustacheshire.com
  5. https://amysfreeideas.com/English/Easter_crafts_for_Sunday_school,_crosses.html
  6. https://www.freekidscrafts.com/handprint-easter-prayer/


Scavenger Hunts

Happy Home Fairy have not one but two lovely Christ-centred free printable Easter Morning Scavenger Hunts perfect for younger children. 

Click here for version one.

Click here for version two.

The Happy Home Fairy also have a variety of Christ centred Easter activities here.

Reflective Colouring

Here are some links to some creative colouring pages:
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  1. https://www.u-createcrafts.com/he-is-risen-coloring-page/
  2. https://www.blessedlearners.com/free-easter-coloring-pages/
  3. http://www.freefuneaster.com/wp-content/uploads/FNF_Easter-Coloring-PG23.pdf
  4. https://brainymaze.com/wp-content/uploads/BrainyMaze/Themes/Easter/EasterCrossMaze.pdf
  5. https://karladornacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GodsGlory_Coloring_Pg.pdf
  6. http://flamecreativekids.blogspot.com/2015/03/here-is-reflective-colouring-sheet-for.html

Easter i-Spy Printables

These free printable i-Spy activities are great for keeping children occupied.