He Is Risen
Updated: Jun 27, 2019
Week plan for June 24–30
Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 20–21
Memorize: "He is risen from the dead." Matthew 28:7
Song of the Week: Did Jesus Really Live Again CS 64
Watch this video of an interactive poster for the song.
Actions: questioning shrug, nod, hold up three fingers, wake up, cup hands around mouth, questioning shrug, point to feet, wiggle hand like a fish, pretend to eat, point at palms, press a hand to your side, questioning shrug, nod, point to self.
Switch back and forth who sings questions and answers.
Watch: Jesus Is Risen, New Testament Stories
Explain death and resurrection using spirit/body mittens.
Review the Savior's final week with a hunt for these pictures. Have your children arrange them in order with the help of the numbers.
Read The First Easter rebus together.
Read the second page of Jesus Finishes His Mission on Earth.
Build a tomb fort with a cushion in front of the entrance. Act out Mary Magdalene seeing the resurrected Savior.
Look at and read about people's reactions to Christ's resurrection (on the last page of the link.)
Make a paper plate tomb craft.
Watch: Christ Appears on the Road to Emmaus, Bible Video
Put together a little booklet called My Story of Jesus.
Sing "I Know That My Redeemer Lives" (Hymn 136) and count how many times you sing "He lives." Who is He?
Watch: The Risen Lord Appears to the Apostles, Bible Video
Play this Guess Whose Hand game from Emi's Crafty.
Teach that Jesus has a body with this craft page (Ctrl F "gospel").
Make resurrection rolls.
Doctrine: I can have faith in Jesus Christ even though I can’t see Him. John 20:24–29
Watch: Blessed Are They That Have Not Seen, and Yet Have Believed, Bible Video
Draw wounds onto the Savior's hands in this picture, and then poke through them with a nail or pencil.
Eat honeycomb cereal and goldfish.
Hide an object in a bag and describe it for your children to guess. Ask if they believe the object is in there, even though they can't see it. (Idea from Simply Family Home Evening)
Doctrine: I can show my love for Jesus by serving others. John 21:15–17
Watch: Feed My Sheep, Bible Video
Color the page from the first link below.
Read and color Who Are the Savior's Lambs?
Write names of people on paper sheep. Scatter them around the room and when each sheep is collected, talk about how you can serve that person.
Give an "I love ewe because..." card to someone.
Read about Matt and Mandy learning of a relative in Australia.
Get in touch with a relative who lives in a different country.