I’ve gathered all our favorite and most memorable Easter activities for kids. From recipes, art lessons and nature studies to crafts and a Lenten countdown, these meaningful learning opportunities are a homeschool mom’s guide.
Easter Activities for Kids: A Homeschool Mom’s Guide
Simple Easter – ideas for homemade Easter bags rather than baskets plus a green construction paper crosses garland.
20 Beautiful Easter Books and Resources for Your Homeschool – Whether you are wanting a funny bunny story, a chance to learn about bunnies (and chickens too!), or if you are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, this list of Easter Books for Your Homeschool is sure to have something to enhance your book collection!
Fun for Easter Week – simple ideas for a joyful week.
Favorite Easter Recipes
How to Make Resurrection Rolls for Your Easter Homeschool – This simple recipe paints such a vivid picture of the resurrection story. Resurrection rolls have quickly become a family Easter tradition.
Make a Sunflower Peeps Cake! – This cake made for laughs and a great last-minute-use-up-your-Easter-Peeps easy. We improvised and just slathered the top with the canned icing. Then, we may have put those Peeps on the wrong way. Still, it was mighty tasty and a big hit with the children.
10 Easter and Spring Desserts – oh the favorites! Including Aunt Kathy’s lime cake.
Easter Nature Studies For Your Homeschool
Beautiful Easter Nature Studies for Kids – With signs of spring upon us, enjoy these beautiful Easter nature studies for kids. A fun and hands-on way to celebrate the resurrection story.
Lovely Lent Countdown Printable
Begin with a lovely reminder of the Lenten season. Countdown to Resurrection morning with this member printable calendar complete with nature prompts by our Nature Illustrator and Crafts Editor, Victoria Vels.
Easter Lily Nature Study for Your Outdoor Hour Challenge
Outdoor Hour hostess, Shirley Vels, shares, “during the Easter season, churches and homes are adorned with gorgeous, fragrant Easter lilies. But why? Why have these flowers become synonymous with Easter?”
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.Luke 12: 27
Also grow a mini egg shell garden and learn about seed germination! Make an edible Easter lily dessert and make paper lilies too. All available now in your Spring Course in Homeschool Nature Study membership.
Easter Craft – Make a Resurrection Garden
Just some simple supplies but plenty of discussion can happen while making it. Victoria is leading our members in creating your very own Resurrection Garden for her continuing Nature Crafts series.
Lovely Nature Studies for Easter – These lovely homeschool nature studies for Easter are a fun and hands-on way to celebrate the resurrection story. Nature studies for Easter can help hone our senses, prompt us to get outside – and to open our eyes to His love for us! With an Easter nature study, you can focus on the Easter story over the course of a week, a month or longer. Whatever best suits your family.
Easter Art Activities For Kids Of All Ages
5 Easter Activities Perfect for Teens and Tweens – With Resurrection Day approaching, are you searching for Easter activities that fit perfectly for both age groups? Great options in this post!
April Homeschool Art Activities – Build beautiful memories with your family with these awesome April homeschool activities. Find art lessons for Easter, famous artists, Earth Day, plus mini moments for homeschool moms and more spring homeschool ideas! Don’t miss the new I Drew It Then I Knew It Science course too!
Draw Your Way Through the Resurrection Story with Art – You could use these ideas in your homeschool, in a Sunday School, or for home church or family devotional time. Perhaps spread them through the Lenten weeks, or use them for a concentrated study during the Holy Week.
Easter Art Lessons That Will Make For a Memorable Time – Whether you want to experience Easter with your family through Lent, Holy Week, or Easter Sunday, we have something for you. Because studying Easter is not only Biblically rich but history-rich. There is so much to learn!
Easter Hymn Studies
A Beautiful Easter Hymn Study for Your Homeschool – Low in the Grave He Lay is one of my favorite Easter hymns, and I love the celebration of Christ’s victory of the grave that we hear in that song. Nana created a gorgeous painting looking out at the tomb and seeing the crosses on the hill with beautiful bright colors.
Homeschool Hymn Study: Weaving Beauty into Learning – Dawn Peluso’s hymn studies are a great way to learn history, music and God’s Word.
More Spring and Easter Activities for Your Homeschool
Here are even more spring and Easter activities for your homeschool: