Exploring the empty tomb

18 Feb 2016

Ever heard something true that is hard to believe or understand? Ever had to convince someone that something ‘unbelievable’ really has happened? ‘Three things you didn’t know’ is a discussion-based idea that gives the opportunity to explore more about the empty tomb.

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Easter Sunday word search

2 Apr 2015

With Easter Sunday coming, why not take a look at the ideas already on the website to celebrate this special day by entering EASTER SUNDAY in the Search box on the Homepage. This word search is one of many ideas offering a creative way to explore the story of Easter Sunday as a family.

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Good Friday word search

1 Apr 2015

With Good Friday on the horizon, why not take a look at the ideas already on the website to celebrate this special day by entering GOOD FRIDAY in the Search box on the Homepage. This word search is one of many ideas offering a creative way to explore the story of Good Friday as a family.

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Edible Easter garden

30 Mar 2015

A fun idea for toddlers - and older children and adults too! - to make an edible Easter garden, which could be enjoyed after reading the Easter story to explain what the garden is all about.

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Easter ideas from Reverend Ally

19 Mar 2015

All sorts of free Easter ideas for all the family.

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Ideas to mark Lent and Easter at home

3 Mar 2015

Looking for ideas to mark Lent and Easter at home? Then simply download these free activity sheets for younger and older children.

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LENT - spell it out

20 Feb 2015

Lent marks Jesus' 40 days of being tempted in the desert. What things tempt you? How do you resist temptation? What can we learn from Jesus' response? Using the four letters L-E-N-T and some simple discussion starters, share together your thoughts, feelings and experiences.

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Make your own Easter garden

14 Apr 2014

Making an Easter garden is a visual reminder of the setting in which Jesus died and then rose again to new life. Suitable for all ages, it is something that can be an important part for families preparing for Easter.

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Celebrating Lent and Easter with all ages

31 Mar 2014

Godspace, part of Mustard Seed Associates, has brought together a host of ideas from various sources for celebrating Lent and Easter with people of all ages and denomination at home or in church.

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Holy Week calendars

17 Mar 2014

Looking for an Easter craft? Then, why not try out these colour-in calendars for Holy Week.

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Easter story Easter egg

13 Mar 2014

Looking forward to Easter and Easter Eggs? But why do we share eggs at Easter? Why not choose one that includes chocolate and also tells the Easter story, as well as gives money to charity.

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Exploring faith while watching Frozen

16 Jan 2014

Frozen is another Disney great, suitable for all ages. And it is not just a film for Christmas - it also illustrates aspects of the Easter story. Grab some popcorn and chat about it as a family or with friends. Some ideas are included to get you started.

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Empty tomb rolls

19 Mar 2012

A baking activity for the Easter weekend which provides a simple visual way to explain how Jesus' body disappeared from the tomb.

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Remember Me

14 Mar 2012

This free short animated video clip from Friends and Heroes Productions tells the Easter story to music. It is suitable for all ages.

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Family Fun for Easter

22 Feb 2012

This book offers 30 interesting ideas for families to use in the home during the season of Lent and Easter.

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Lent and Easter

20 Feb 2012

Over the next few weeks, we will be adding ideas for families as we journey together through the season of Lent and Easter. So let's get started by considering - What is Lent?

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On Easter Day in the Morning

5 Apr 2011

This book is the perfect introduction for children aged 4 - 6 years to the events of the first Easter.

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The Road to Easter Day

4 Apr 2011

Storybook suitable for families with children aged 5 - 7 years to introduce them to the events of Easter.

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Easter Days

1 Apr 2011

Puzzle book suitable for families with children aged 4 - 7 years to introduce them to the events of Easter.

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My First Easter Sticker Book

30 Mar 2011

Sticker book suitable for families with children under 5 to introduce them to the events of Easter.

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Prayer and thanks cross

18 Feb 2011

This simple idea gives families and individuals an opportunity to reflect on the highlights and challenges of life in the run up to Easter and beyond on a weekly basis, and to pray and give thanks for these things.

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