can color, cut,
and take home their own set of He's Risen! Eggs.
a child-friendly Bible and the twelve "He's Risen! Eggs" to tell
the Easter story. Each egg picture is numbered to correspond with its
explanation and Bible verses. (Sample pattern #1, "Palm Branches,"
with explanation and Bible verses is listed here. The remaining patterns
with explanations and Bible references (in PDF format) require a small, onetime download
fee, see, below.)
You Do: Print the pattern,
below, onto white cardstock paper.
Color and cut it out. Tape ends together. Set a real or plastic egg
into the holder. Tell the resurrection story. (When you purchase
the download, the patterns are high quality, PDF and not gif format
such as the sample offered here.)
Color and cut
out the egg
shapes. Place each egg-shaped picture inside a plastic egg and
number the plastic egg to match the number on the picture. Hide these
special eggs together with candy-filled eggs. Once all the eggs are found have
the children open the numbered eggs in sequence to tell the Easter
(Use one set of pictures per 12 or less children) Cut out the egg shapes,
but DO NOT color them. Place the uncolored pictures into plastic eggs and
hide them together with candy-filled eggs. Once the children find the eggs have
them color the pictures. (If one child finds more pictures, evenly
divide them amongst the children.) When the twelve pictures
are colored, tell the Easter story using a child-friendly Bible and
the egg pictures.
Palm Branches - (Palm Sunday) Jesus was hailed as King
(Matthew 21:1-9, Mark 11: 1-9, Luke 19:28-38, John 12:12-19).