Resurrection Eggs & Resurrection Rolls

Good day Selah Fire!!!!!!

GOD is GOOD all the time!!!! ALL the time, GOD is good

 

While a second Easter is now here and we can't all meet together to praise and thank him for the most amazing gift he gave us, we can continue to "make every home a house of praise".  While we may not be able to do the resurrection roll activity together as a CM family, you get the chance to do so right-at-home. The instructions to make them is BELOW.

As well, this week's story requires a little prep work from parents.  The resurection egg activity is also BELOW for you to complete whichever way works best for you guys.

 

Just getting the words "blessed beyond measure"- yes, yes we are!!

 

Happy Easter! 

Resurrection Eggs Instructions

*If you don't have the plastic eggs you can just hide the objects, or wrap them up in a kleenex or wrapping paper.

If you can't find the objects you could print off the story cards, fold in half and number the outside of paper, then hide the papers around the house.*

Supplies:

  • 12 plastic eggs

  • an egg carton (I bought a carton of marshmallow eggs and ate them to get mine!)

  • a small leaf to represent a palm branch at Jesus’ triumphal entry

  • 3 quarters to represent the 30 pieces of silver that Judas Iscariot received

  • a thimble to represent a cup at the Last Supper

  • a tiny piece of paper rolled into a scroll to represent Jesus’ prayer in the garden

  • a piece of leather or thick fabric to represent the soldier’s whipping Jesus

  • a tiny crown made from grass or a flower stem to represent the crown of thorns

  • 2 nails to represent the nails and the cross

  • a die to represent the soldier’s casting lots for Jesus’ clothes

  • a toothpick with one end broken off to represent the spear piercing Jesus’ side

  • a piece of cheesecloth or thin fabric to represent Joseph wrapping Jesus in clean linen cloth

  • a rock to represent the stone rolled in front of the tomb

  • number stickers, optional

 

Directions:

Put one item in each egg, following the order on the story cards (see .pdf below, there are two pages)

Use stickers to number the eggs from 1 to 12 to keep them in order, or write directly on the plastic egg.

 

Hide the eggs around the house before the service starts. When ready ask the kids to find the eggs. Then read the story cards and open up the eggs as you go.

Resurrection Rolls Instructions

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 15 minutes

Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package refrigerated crescent dough

  • 1 bag of large marshmallows

  • ½ cup of butter, melted

  • ¾ cup of white sugar

  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Grease a muffin tin pan and set aside.

  3. Melt butter in a small bowl.

  4. Mix together the cinnamon and sugar in a separate small bowl.

  5. Unroll the crescent dough and separate into the triangles (along the dough perforations).Explain that the dough represents the tomb that they put Jesus into after his crucifixion.

  6. Next, hold up a white marshmallow and explain that it represents Jesus. Roll the marshmallow in butter and then in the cinnamon and sugar mixture. Explain that it represents the oils and spicesthat was rubbed on Jesus after his death before they placed him in the tomb.

  7. Place the marshmallow onto a dough triangle near the larger end. Wrap each side of the dough up and over the marshmallow and explain that the dough represents the tomb where they buried Jesus. Roll the dough in your hands until all of the marshmallow is covered and sealed.

  8. Dip the rolled dough in butter and then dip in the cinnamon/sugar mixture and place in the greased muffin tin.

  9. Repeat until all of the dough has been used.

 

Bake for 15 minutes.

Allow to cool then cut the “tomb” (rolls) down the middle.Before cutting, ask if the kids remember what happened on the third day (or why we celebrate Easter). Remind them that when they went to the tomb where Jesus was buried, the tomb was empty because Jesus rose. Cut through the roll and show the kids how the “tomb” is now empty.