Easter Recipes & Activities

he is risen

With Easter coming up this weekend, I thought I’d share a few fun recipes and crafts that will allow some intentionality during this holy holiday.

Resurrection Rolls via Lifeway

resurrection rolls

These are a fun and easy activity to do with kids. They only require a few ingredients and is an opportunity to talk about Jesus’ resurrection.

Empty Tomb Cookies via Faithful Provisions


Like the Resurrection Rolls, these Empty Tomb Cookies also offer a great opportunity to talk about the resurrection all throughout the process. The provided link has some great step-by-step instructions, with verses to read at every step.

Easter Bread  via Food Network

easter bread

This bread is a tradition at our house. The three braided strands represent the Trinity, the wreath represents the crown of thorns and the eggs represent new life. The eggs are dyed red to remember Jesus’ blood that was shed for us.

Stained Glass Cross via Mom on Timeout


This is a fun, rainy day activity to do with your kiddos.

Jelly Bean Prayer via Great Day Graphics


This would be a great addition to an Easter baskets!

Salt Dough Eggs via Design Mom

salt dough eggs

I love these colorful eggs. You could make a cross or other shapes too!

Mini Resurrection Garden via We Are That Family

resurrection garden

This is a lovely reminder to keep in your garden all year long. Add some flowers for more color.

He is Risen! What are some Easter Traditions at your house?

2015 fam pic

Brittany Turco is a married, mama of 3, collector of vintage pyrex, lover of chocolate, coffee, baking, crafting, sewing, photography and Jesus. She blogs over at bebe a la mode designs and serves as the Infant / Toddler Coordinator in Kidventure at Grace Chapel.


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