Holy Friday

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Janice Meshun Novick

The Holy Week

What a week! When you believe that Jesus Christ is the living Son of God, and want to impress these truths upon your children, the week before Easter is a busy one. Praise the Lord above that their…

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Lentopoly Game

I saw this game online by Michelle, Marnie, and Minette and thought it was so neat! It looked like so much fun and the kids would really enjoy it! Such a great learning tool for Lent too! The game is not posted online, but I got permission from them to expand upon it and post for others to use for free. Lentopoly is a game that is meant to incorporate the 3 aspects of Lent: prayer, fasting & almsgiving. By doing the charitable acts each day the child “earns” tokens (nails, pennies, beans…

Matthew 28:6 He is not here; He has risen, just as he said.
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Matthew 28:6 He is not here; He has risen, just as he said.

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Easter Story Activity with Jelly Bean Poem
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Easter Story Activity with Jelly Bean Poem

This Easter color by number activity is perfect for sharing the story of Jesus using the jelly bean poem. It's more than just an activity, included are a poster and small cards to create gifts for Easter or any occasion. You get one color by number cross, one poster with a jelly bean poem, and 4 sm...

What's in YOUR Lent in a Bag: Shared Photos!

Churches around the country have put their spin on 'Lent in a Bag.' Check out these pictures of all the different versions from a wide variety of churches.

Ideas for Lent

Here are links to all of the Lent resources that I have previously posted about. Click on the pictures to go to the original post with instructions and printables. Lent Notes Foldable: Lent Word Cloud printable: What does Lent Look Like? Printable coloring page: Give Up & Take Up youth lesson on Lenten Sacrifices. ***This post also contains links to some of my favorite Lenten videos and online resources. Youth Group lesson connecting the Stations of the Cross and Lenten acts of mercy: Youth…

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50+ Lent Ideas Printable: Things to Add and Things to Give Up for Lent

Free Lenten Printable with Lent Ideas and Activities for Your Family. This includes activities to add for Lent and things to give up for Lent. This is a wonderful way to encourage your family in their Lenten observance.

Snack - crown of thorns for Good Friday - and other snacks for Thursday-Sunday!

Snack Ideas to Celebrate the Easter Story - Happy Home Fairy

Breaking bread together is a great way to connect with your Happy Home. And when that ‘bread’ is presented in a fun and interesting way – who knows what kind of learning and fellowship can occur?! So here are a few creative snacks to assist you in teaching your Happy Buddies about the events that …

Palm Sunday craft, Holy Week in a box

This week long family devotional makes a great Palm Sunday craft and has the events of Holy Week in a box, a great way to get your whole family involved.

Holy Week Box

This is an idea that my mom, Linda LeBron (a fabulous retired church educator), came up with a few years ago. We’ve used it with our moms’ Bible study group. It’s something that f…

Holy Week Food Ideas

Holy Week Food Ideas: Themed And Meaningful Recipes

Lent is probably my favorite time to live the liturgical year at home with my kids, and holy week is when it all comes to a head! Today, I want to share some food ideas

DIY Resurrection Garden. Wish I would have found this sooner, but next year for sure!

DIY Mini Resurrection Garden - Kristen Welch

I stopped in my tracks on Pinterest when I saw this photo the other day: (I researched it and I believe it originated on the creator’s Facebook page and ended up on Pinterest. Thank you, Melissa Holt for the beautiful idea!) I knew it would be on our list for Spring Break this week. Easter […]

If you are looking for activities that will engage your children and help them to experience and learn more about Holy Week, take a look at this collection of resources and books!

Orthodox Holy Week Activities for Children - Orthodox Motherhood

The Orthodox Mama shares a variety of Orthodox Holy Week Activities for Children: from books to crafts to coloring sheets and more.

60 Outstanding Lenten Arts and Crafts Ideas

You'll find over 50 different Lenten arts and crafts ideas here, with pictures of the projects and links to the tutorials. You'll find this article useful if you teach a Sunday school class.