How to Plan a Christian Easter Egg Hunt

Children love Easter egg hunts, right? Why not host a Christian Easter egg hunt and creatively teach kids about the true meaning of Easter with a fun Easter lesson and Easter activity?

Easter egg hunts are a great opportunity to give our kids so much more than candy!

Tell the real Easter story a little at a time with special cards inside Easter eggs as part of an Christian Easter egg scavenger hunt.

Let me show you how with this Christian Easter egg hunt alternative that doubles as a Resurrection lesson for kids about the true story of Easter. Your kids will love it (mine do)!

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How Does this Christian Easter Egg Hunt Teach Kids About Easter?

Bring spiritual meaning to a traditional Easter egg hunt as kids discover “God’s Easter Gifts” hidden in the eggs.

How does this Christian Easter egg hunt alternative work?

It’s easy: Just use these “God’s Easter Gifts” cards from the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources.

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Insert the one of the 12 (1 x 1 inch) God’s Easter Gifts Christian Easter Egg Hunt Cards into some of the Easter eggs. Each card contains one of 12 Easter gifts that God gives us because of Jesus’ Resurrection:

  • peace
  • power
  • love
  • unity
  • new creation
  • grace
  • sacrifice
  • resurrection
  • forgiveness
  • rebirth
  • joy

Then send kids on a fun Easter egg hunt (our family still includes other eggs with candy too).

Once kids have found the eggs, open them and have an informal discussion about what some of these gifts are. The God’s Easter Gifts Christian Easter Egg Hunt Cards include a script with Bible verses and discussion starters for each of the 12 Easter gifts so that it’s easy to teach kids!

This Christian Easter egg scavenger hunt is also a great evangelistic tool for kids from other families who may not have heard about the hope of Christ.

Get the mini cards and tools you need for this “God’s Easter Gifts” Easter egg hunt here as part of the Christ-Centered Easter Family Resources.

How to Host a Christian Easter Egg Hunt

If you know how to put together a regular Easter egg hunt, then you can easily host a Christian Easter egg hunt!

Here’s what you need to put together your own Christian Easter Egg Hunt lesson, along with the step by step instructions, so that you can teach your kids about the true message of Easter in a fun and simple way.

Christian Easter Egg Hunt Supplies:

Christian Easter Egg Hunt Instructions:

Step 1: Print out the 12 (1 x 1 inch) God’s Easter Gifts Easter Egg Hunt Cards and cut them out. I recommend laminating the Easter Egg Hunt Cards for extra durability.

Step 2: Insert the God’s Easter Gifts Easter Egg Hunt Cards into 12 of the plastic Easter eggs. Fill the rest of the eggs with small Easter candy or other fun toys (optional, but what kid doesn’t also love finding candy as part of an Easter egg scavenger hunt?).

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Step 3: Send the kids out on the Christian Easter egg hunt!

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Step 4: Once all the Easter eggs are found, have kids open their eggs. Tell the ones with a special Easter gift card to hold on to it. Then, lead kids in a discussion about the true Easter story using each of the cards. Specific Bible verses, discussion questions and conversation starters make this Easter egg hunt lesson about the Resurrection easy for families.

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Watch a quick video here to see a Christian Easter egg hunt in action and see how easy it is to teach kids about the true Easter story!

Do I Need the God’s Easter Gifts Easter Egg Hunt Cards to Do a Christian Easter Egg Hunt?

No, you don’t need the official 12 (1 x 1 inch) God’s Easter Gifts Easter Egg Hunt Cards from the Christ Centered Easter Resources to complete this awesome Christian Easter egg hunt for kids, but they sure make it easier!

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There’s no need to think of different words and Bible verses for each day of this Easter lesson. With these adorable little cards, everything is pre-determined and ready to go!

The 12 (1 x 1 inch) God’s Easter Gifts Christian Easter Egg Hunt Cards includes 12 cards (each with a different spiritual gift that God gives us at Easter), plus a list of Bible verses and a script of how to have a discussion with kids about these words/verses.

Get them here as part of the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources.

More About the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources

As mentioned above, the God’s Easter Gifts Christian Easter Egg Hunt is only one fun Easter activity in the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources! 

Purchase these Christian Easter Egg Hunt Cards just as part of a set of Christian Easter activities (including a Resurrection Tree activity, Scripture Bible Verse Cards, Easter Coloring pages and more); or purchase them in conjunction with one of two Easter Bible Studies. Either option is available with the Christ Centered Easter Family Resources!

Choose just the Easter Bible studies, Easter resources and Resurrection lessons that your family needs here. 

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Learn how to host a Christian Easter egg hunt and creatively teach kids about the true meaning of Easter with a fun Easter lesson and Easter activity.Tell the real Easter story a little at a time with special cards inside Easter eggs as part of an Christian Easter egg scavenger hunt. Let me show you how with this Christian Easter egg hunt alternative that doubles as a Resurrection lesson for kids about the true story of Easter. #easteregghuntideas #easteregghunt #easteregghuntparty #christianeasteregghuntideas #christianeasteregghunt

About the Author

As a wife and mom to four passionate kids, Alicia Michelle loves encouraging women, married couples and families with practical tips for growing closer to God during holidays like Easter, Christmas and Thanksgiving. Alicia is the owner/editor of both ChristCenteredHolidays.com and YourVibrantFamily.com; the author of Plan to Be Flexible, The Back to School Survival Manual; and the creator/producer of the "7 Days to a Less Angry Mom Online Video Course,", Christ-Centered Christmas Resources and My Memory Box Organizing System. In addition, she is a monthly contributor for several popular family blogs, including Crosswalk.com. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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