I downloaded the He's Risen!
Eggs for our children's message on Palm Sunday and Easter. We will also
incorporate a set in our between services Easter Egg Hunt allowing the
children who find one of these "special" eggs to trade it in for a prize.
Hopefully the children will be able to tell us what the egg stands for by the picture alone in "exchange" for the
This is a great family project too! The adults can read the text,
while younger children decorate the eggs and older children put
together the Mobile--all participants will learn the main theme for each egg.
What you do: Color egg patterns, punch holes,
string to dowel as pictured on right.
Palm Sunday study all the text for Egg # 1,
and then decorate the Egg.
This is the first item to hang on your Holy Week Symbols Mobile.
Monday - Study text and decorate Eggs 2 and 3 -- add to Mobile
Tuesday -- Study text and decorate Eggs 4 and 5 -- add to Mobile
Wednesday -- Study text and decorate Eggs 6 and 7 -- add to Mobile
Thursday -- Study text and decorate Eggs 8 and 9 -- add to Mobile
Friday -- Study text and decorate Eggs 10 and 11 -- add to Mobile
Saturday -- No new egg -- review text for all eggs and admire your Mobile
Easter Morning -- Study text and decorate Egg 12 in a glorious way -- add as the "crowning" touch to your Holy Week Mobile!
You could also watch The Passion of the Christ
film by Mel Gibson. (After I saw the film, I came home and read each of the Gospels from the Garden through the burial. This would take
you even further, from Palm Sunday through the Resurrection.)