With Easter bunnies and candy abounding, how can we focus on the true meaning of Easter time – the Resurrection? Find out all the details about the history of Easter below, plus discover ideas for talking to your kids about the crucifixion, and a few ideas for celebrating together as a family.
Find out the basics about Easter: what is Easter? Why is it called Easter? Why is Easter on a different date each year?
In this post, dig in a little deeper into the meaning of Easter – more specifically, Holy Week and the Resurrection. Some Christian denominations place emphases on different parts of Holy Week and Phil Vischer explains what Jesus went through that week in a powerful video clip. This is a great post to share with your friends and family that may have questions about Jesus!
Listen to a broadcast of Phil Vischer talking with Jim Daly, Dr. Juli Slattery, and John Fuller on the Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast. Phil discussed how to talk to kids of different ages about Easter.
Is crucifixion too scary of a subject for kids? How do we talk with our kids about Jesus’ death in ways that are age-appropriate?
Celebrate the Resurrection with Easter songs and prayers like “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.” See more songs and read prayers from various denominations.
With this easy craft, you can make Easter eggs meaningful by placing scripture inside to help your children understand and reflect on Holy Week.