Saturday, March 31, 2012

Using Easter "Resurrection Eggs" to Tell the Easter Bible Story

Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
Every Easter I use "resurrection eggs" as a visual when telling the Easter story.
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
They are dollar store plastic eggs, which I've pre-filled with items relating to the Easter story.

I tell the Bible story, then ask my students what could be in the Easter egg that relates to today's Bible story. {I do one each lesson.}The resurrection eggs make for a lesson where all students are engaged, because they l-o-v-e to try and guess what's inside!

HOSANNA
The triumphal entry of Jesus on the donkey & the people waving palm branches in praise:
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
'branches'

JUDAS' PLOT
Judas agrees to help Jesus' enemies in exchange for thirty pieces of silver:
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
silver coins

JESUS IS CAPTURED
Jesus is captured in front of His disciples, is bound and taken away:
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
rope

JESUS IS CRUCIFIED
Pontius Pilate turns Jesus over to the crowd, who choose to crucify Him and hang Him on the cross:
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
nail

THE RESURRECTION
Jesus was buried in a tomb. On the third day, HE AROSE:
Using Easter Eggs to tell the Easter Bible Story to Young Learners
empty egg=empty tomb

2 comments:

Sue said...

Thanks for sharing this. I will use this in my class. :)

Sue
theverybusykindergarten

Alessia Albanese said...

Great idea and so easy to make! Thanks for sharing! I'm going to try and prep these for this week and use them with my class! Come by my blog to see my Easter crafts and cards....I have a really beautiful one with a cross you might want to try this week in your class! :)

ΡΌ Alessia
Mrs. Albanese’s Kindergarten Class

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