Updated 3/25/19

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The following reviews are based solely on my opinion from having read through the content and gathered feedback from other like-minded moms.  Some of the age ranges were taken from the author’s description, while others are my own opinions based on the vocabulary level, amount of words used in the text, and observations from having used them with children.  Be sure to check back for more great resources to come!

God Gave Us Easter (God Gave Us Series)
By: Lisa Tawn Bergren
WaterBrook Publishing

Best for ages: 3-7

I love the God Gave Us Series, and through this book, children learn that God gave us Easter so that we can be with Jesus one day in Heaven! Great gift for your little ones!

The Sparkle Egg
By: Jill Hardie

Best for Ages: 4-8

This sweet book shares the message of forgiveness through a story of a boy who feels badly for lying to his parents.  His parents use a sparkle egg and the message of Easter to remind him that Jesus took away his sin when He died and rose again, and he can fully accept His forgiveness.

The Legend of the Sand Dollar
By: Chris Auer

Best for ages: 4-9

This beautifully illustrated book is full of the message of Easter as the main character shares with his hurting cousin the hope that comes through Jesus, symbolized in the sand dollar. 

Benjamin’s Box: The Story of the Resurrection Eggs
By: Melody Carlson

Best for ages: 4-8

This sweet story can be used in conjunction with the Resurrection Eggs by Family Life (see link below) to tell the story of Jesus death and resurrection from the perspective of a little boy.

The Beginner’s Bible Jesus Saves the World (I Can Read! / The Beginner’s Bible)
By: Kelly Pulley

Best for ages: 3-6

This early reader book would make the perfect Easter gift for any children learning to read as they learns the story of Jesus and what He did for us!

VeggieTales: A Very Veggie Easter Collection
Veggie Tales

Best for ages 3-8

This DVD makes a great Easter gift for your kids and includes “Twas the Night Before Easter” and “An Easter Carol,” along with their most popular Easter songs! These movies and songs will encourage your children’s hearts in the true meaning of Easter and a love for Jesus.

Resurrection Eggs
By: Family Life

Best for ages 3-8

These special eggs share the story of Jesus’s death and resurrection.  Each day your child opens an egg and finds a small object corresponding to the Bible lesson for the day. The lesson and questions are provided in both English and Spanish. We have done this year after year with our kids, and they never seem to get tired of it.  I have also used it in church preschools and neighborhood Bible clubs with much success!

The Beginner’s Bible All About Jesus Sticker and Activity Book
By: Kelly Pulley

Best for ages: 3-6

This fun sticker book is full of activities to keep your child entertained and learning about Jesus at the same time!

Easter Activity Book for Kids: The Story of Easter Bible Coloring Book with Dot to Dot, Maze, and Word Search Puzzles – (The Perfect Easter Basket … Gifts, Games and Stuff for Boys and Girls)
By: Easter Gifts for Kids

Best for ages: 4-9

This educational activity book is a great Easter basket idea and will give them something fun and productive to do over the holiday!

If you have an older, child, consider a Christian t-shirt, age-appropriate devotional or Bible, and/or a Christian book or audio drama.  Check out my resource pages for older kids for great ideas to grow them in their faith at Easter!