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Wednesday
Mar282012

Level 1 Lesson Plan: Appreciate Easter

Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 30- to 40-minute lesson plan that highlights the lesson objectives: “Learn of Jesus’ death and resurrection.”  (Christian Life and Faith: Biblical and Christian Foundation: Jesus, God’s Son-1d)

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Sing along with “New Testament.”

Read In the Garden of Gethsemane.”

Read The Story of Easter.” To help the children relate to what Jesus’ friends and disciples experienced when they saw Jesus after He was resurrected, ask the children, “How would you feel if a close friend died, and you were sure he or she was dead and had been buried, and then three days later this friend comes to visit you in your house? What would your reaction be?”

View Video: He’s Alive

Complete the activities in “‘The Story of Easter’ Activity Pages”.

Read The Little Red Hen,” and then pray the prayer James prays at the end of the story.

Memorize John 15:13, “Greater love has no man than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” (NKJV)

ReadTruly This Was the Son of God”.

Color Easter Coloring Pages” and “Coloring Page: Truly This Was the Son of God” (to be posted on April 4th, 2012). The children can listen to the song “New Testament” while they color to help them become more familiar with the song.

Draw a picture of Jesus’ resurrection using “Be the Artist: He’s Alive!

Additional activities:

This is good for doing with parents and/or older brothers and sisters:

Additional Easter articles:

For younger audiences:

For older audiences:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Biblical and Christian Foundation: Jesus, God’s Son-1d

Compiled by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2012 by The Family International

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