These Draw and Explore Bible activity pages are a great way to combine art and the Bible. Each page includes a short description and Scripture passage for one of ten different images illustrating various parts of the Easter story from Good Friday to the ascension of Jesus. Each page also features an image on a grid that children can use to complete their own version of the picture on blank and half-image grids provided. See a sample of the activity pages here.
Choose the page(s) you want to use to complement your Easter lesson or service, or send the book home for kids to complete the entire book!
Ten review questions, an opportunity for children to put the events in chronological order, and an answer key are also included.
Scripture quotations are from the King James Version of the Bible. 32 pages total. Recommend for ages 5-10.
Find draw and explore activity pages for Part 1 of the Easter Story (Palm Sunday-Trial of Jesus) here.
This resource can be used in a variety of ways:
- You can have children complete a few pages each time you meet in the weeks leading to Easter.
- You can use pages as send-home papers for children to complete at home.
- You can use the completed pages to decorate your ministry space.
- You can use the resource as a follow-up gift for those who visit your church or use them during a community outreach.
Contents and Themes at a Glance:
- Jesus Carries His Cross (Matthew 27:31-37)
- Jesus on the Cross (Luke 23:35-37; Matthew 27:39-43)
- Jesus and the Thieves (Luke 23:32-33, 39-43)
- The Temple Curtain is Torn (Matthew 27:45-46, 50-54)
- Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross (Mark 15:42-45)
- Jesus is Buried (John 19:38-42)
- Tomb Stone (Matthew 27:60)
- Men Guard the Tomb (Matthew 27:62-66)
- The Empty Tomb (Matthew 28:1-8)
- The Ascension (Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:19-20; Luke 24:50-53)
- Optional Review Activity: Identify the Image
- Optional Review Activity: Chronological Order
This download includes:
- 32-page Easter activity book (PDF)
- start here leader guide/instructions (.docx)
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