Except for a few northernmost regions, the countryside is bending toward spring. Girls may look for hats, purses or a new hair-bow. Boys usually get a new pair of pants or a collared shirt. Everyone looks spiffed up and at their best on Easter morning. But Christian moms and dads know that the most important preparations affect the heart of their child.
With that in mind, here are some great Easter ideas for kids that teach kids the heart of Easter: Continue reading →
Easter is a holiday that can be extra meaningful when shared with a child. Anyone walking the aisles of the local grocery has already begun to see shelves loaded down with neon plastic and chocolate in preparation for the Easter season. Yet Christian parents may feel that wrapped chocolates and plastic grass, while pretty, might somehow fail to help children grasp the reality of the Easter story. Traditions need not be given up, but they can be reclaimed and given more meaning.
Here are several Easter ideas for kids that can make your celebration of Easter a time of teaching without losing any of the delight. Continue reading →