Christian Easter Craft - Jelly Bean Prayer Cross

Posted on March 26, 2012 | By kayla

Christian Easter Craft for Kids

For those of you who teach at private Christian schools or at your church, here's a beautiful Easter craft that, not only provides your kiddos with something fun to do, but reminds them of the reason for the holiday! We've included Free templates to print of the poem that is pictured above, along with a download of a blank cross to create your own version.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Card stock cross cutouts {with the poem printed or scripted onto them}
  • Jelly beans in assorted colors - red, green, yellow, orange, black, white, purple, and pink
  • White school glue 

Paired with a retelling of the first Easter, read from a children's Bible or a children's book {see our selections below}, this is sure to be a memorable craft - not just for Easter, but a great reminder for the whole year!

Children's Easter Literature Selections

  • The First Easter by Carol Heyer
  • The Story of Easter by Patricia A. Pingry
  • The Easter Story by Patricia A. Pingry
  • The Very First Easter by Paul A. Maier
  • Easter Stories by Bob Hartman {select a few stories to read}
Free Printables

Free Printable Prayer Cross with Poem

Free Printable Prayer Cross with Poem Bold

Free Printable Inset Poem

Free Printable Blank Cross

About kayla

Happily authoring posts about lesson plans, crafts, unique bulletin board ideas, and other helpful resources for SupplyMe since 2008.