Resources in the Learning Commons for Easter

First and foremost, please take a look at the amazing resources on Right Now Media as we celebrate The Resurrection. Right Now Media have videos for children, lessons for adults and inspiring messages that remind us about Easter and the importance of it to our Christian faith.

Here are just a few examples:

The First Easter:

The First Easter

The Easter Promise and The Witness:

The Easter Promise and The Witness

The Bible Discovery Series:

The Bible Discovery Series

The Easter Experience:

The Easter Experience

In Overdrive we have the following Resources:

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Easter Fun by Linda Standee

Have fun with faith using Easter Fun for grades 1–3! This 32-page book helps children observe the Lenten season through expressive art and craft activities, fun recipes, and an assortment of engaging puzzles. The meaningful activities delight young believers and prepare their hearts for Resurrection Sunday. The book also includes reproducibles and an answer key.

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My First Story of Easter by Tim Dowley

Tim Dowley’s My First Story of Easter retells the biblical account in simple terms, complete with bright, cheery illustrations that are sure to put a smile on the face of the reader. This Easter, give the children in your life the best gift of all-a story that explains the reason for celebration!

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Easter Eggs for Anya by Virginia Kroll

A Ukrainian Celebration of New Life in Christ Children love coloring Easter eggs, and here’s a story to explain one of the origins of this tradition. In early nineteenth-century Ukraine, Christians celebrated Easter by exchanging colorful, hand-decorated pysanky eggs—but with Papa away at the war and Mama is struggling to make ends meet, Anya’s family was too poor to buy eggs to decorate one year. That is, until Anya discovered an abandoned nest of goose eggs and began planning an Easter surprise for her family. But God had an even better surprise in store, and when the eggs unexpectedly began to hatch, Anya learned what the Easter story teaches: spring brings gifts of myriad new beginnings, just as the risen Christ gave the gift of new life to us all. Each Traditions of Faith book features a story of how significant Christian traditions emerged in cultures around the world, with a note about the origin and history of the tradition, and offers ideas and activities each family can adopt as its own.

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The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story

‘He has risen!’ Mark 16:6 Brother and Sister have come to value all the candy and Easter eggs they get on Easter morning. But a much more important value gets emphasized one Eastern morn when Papa read them the Easter story (featuring people not bears).

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Amazing Journey by Susie Poole

An accurate retelling of Christ’s death from creation to the cross that helps children learn the meaning of the resurrection.

Don’t forget the great craft ideas and printables in Enchanted Learning.

Order books from L4U! We have many great resources in L4U. Just search under Easter in the main search engine.

To learn about the celebration of Easter in other cultures, look to Discovery Education.

Good Friday and Easter Sunday in Ouro Preto:

Good Friday and Easter Sunday in Brazil

Eastern Orthodox Easter:

Eastern Orthodox Easter

Enjoy some resources about Easter from Learn 360.

Rechenka’s Eggs:

Rechenka's Eggs

Clifford’s Happy Easter in Audiobook:

Clifford's Happy Easter

Peter Cottontail in Audiobook:

Peter Cottontail

Let’s Celebrate 9 (Easter):

Let's Celebrate 9

May God Bless you this Easter!

Your Learning Commons Team

(ebook reviews by Overdrive)

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