Holidays

27
Apr
2013
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Day 6 – Jesus’ Trial & Crucifixion {Christ Centered Easter Week}

{If you would like the link to the main post to this series with all the activities for the week in one location, be sure to check it out HERE.} Friday, Day 6 – Jesus’ Trial & Crucifixion {This was another longer devotional for us because my kids ended up having a lot of good questions, and we read a lot of scriptures. If you are running short on time, choose one scripture and discuss with...
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26
Apr
2013
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Fun Spring Easter Party {holiday party}

A few days before Easter, my mother-in-law (Gma) hosted a really fun party for her grandchildren. Cousin Sara was also able to come with the 2 children she watches during the day, so we had a good turn out for kids. The party turned out awesome! It was super cute, and the kids had a blast. {Have I mentioned before how it is really fun living close to family for these types of get-togethers.} She...
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23
Apr
2013
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Day 5 – Last Supper and Gethsemane {Christ Centered Easter Week}

{The original post with all the daily Easter Week activities can be found HERE.} Thursday, Day 5 – Last Supper, Jesus’ Prayer, Agony in Gethsemane {Note: This was one of the longer nights of our Christ Centered Easter Week. Instead of taking 30 minutes to discuss and do an activity, we did it at dinner time and it took well over an hour. So prepare for that if you choose to do the Passover symbolic...
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22
Apr
2013
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Day 4 – A Day of Rest {Christ Centered Easter Week}

  {If you would like the main post to this series with all the activities for the week in one location, be sure to check it out HERE.} Day 4 – Wednesday Opening Song – “I Know That My Redeemer Lives“, no 136 in Hymn Book There are no events specifically recorded for the fourth day. It is assumed Jesus spent the day resting in Bethany. Scripture: Matthew 26: 14-16 14. Then one of the twelve,...
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9
Apr
2013
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Day 2 – Jesus Cleanses the Temple {Christ Centered Easter Week}

{If you would like to see the entire Easter Week, check out the original post HERE.} Monday: Day 2 – Jesus Cleanses the Temple Opening Song: “Did Jesus Really Live Again?” (Children’s Song Book, pg 64) Scripture Reading:  John 2:13-17 13 And the Jews’ passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, 14 And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: 15...
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4
Apr
2013
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Day 1 – Palm Sunday {Christ-Centered Easter Week Ideas}

{If you would like a link to all our activities we did throughout the week, check out our MAIN POST HERE.} We were pretty spoiled this year. Gma and Gpa decided to come visit and have fun with us through out the week. We loved it. The Sunday Before Easter: Palm Sunday Song: Hosanna, Children’s Songbook pg 66 Scripture Reading: Matthew 21: 1 – 11 Video: We watched the following video after reading the scripture...
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3
Apr
2013
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A Christ-Centered Easter Week {family holiday traditions}

A fun Easter tradition we have in our family is celebrating Easter all week long with Christ-Centered Scripture Lessons & Activities. I love doing Easter activities with my kids, but I also don’t like feeling burnt out. {Let’s just say I know my limit.} I generally keep things pretty simple, and if we don’t cover everything I have planned I am fine with it. Here is a general outline of our week: Day 1 – Sunday:...
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