12+ Christ-Centered Easter Books & Devotionals Your Kids Will Love

We love reading as a family so it won’t come as a surprise that I have some favorite Christ-Centered Books for Easter.

We also enjoy using books to help our kids process the values and beliefs we are teaching them. In the midst of it we also read for fun as a family we just finished the Hobbit with our kids and next on our list is a Wrinkle in Time.

12+ Christ-Centered Easter Books & Devotionals Your Kids Will Love

In our family we have kids in early elementary, upper elementary and middle school so these  family favorite 10 Christ-Centered Children’s Books vary in levels.

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  1. The Donkey Who Carried A King by R.C. Sproul – I love this picture book!

2. The Tale of Three Trees by Angela Elwell Hunt

3. The Garden The Curtain and The Cross by Carl Laferton

4. Easter Bunny Are you For Real? by Harold Myra I have used this one as well to help me talk to my kids about the Easter bunny.

5. Benjamin’s Box The Story of the Resurrection Eggs – You can make your own resurrection eggs or buy them online HERE we purchased a set years ago and still use it every year.

6. God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren

7. Amon’s Adventures by Arnold Ytreeide – This one is great for 2nd grade on up. Or if you have avid readers who are younger and enjoy hearing stories read aloud, they may enjoy this.

8. The Parable of the Lily by Lisa Curtis Higgs

9. Messy Easter by Jane Leadbetter This book is full of activities and ways to share Christ in a fun way to kids.

10. The Legend of the Easter egg by Lori Walberg

11. Easter Love Letters  by Glennys Nellist

12. J is for Jesus Easter Alphabet  by Debbie Trafton O’neal

13. Holy Week: An Emotions Primer— This book is designed to grow with your babies all the way to elementary but I’m using it now with my older boys as well.

14. Make Room: A Child’s Guide to Easter

15. Jesus Story book Bible– Is a great companion to your Easter celebrations. You can get the deluxe edition with dvd’s for your children who still can’t read and want to watch the stories.

Easter Advent & Devotionals for the Family

These resources are set up for the family who wants to dive into daily devotions or advent countdown calendars that lead to Easter. The lengths of each vary.

  1. The Garden, The Curtain, And the Cross Easter Calendar– This can be used as a companion to the book with the same title (mentioned above #3). It has a 15 day daily devotional with a pop-up advent calendar.
  2. The Easter Storybook explains who Jesus is, what He did, and why His death and resurrection matter, in a simple way that children ages 4-8 can understand and remember. It’s a 40 day devotional.
  3. Uncovering the Love of Jesus: A Lent Devotional– 40 Day devotional that uncovers the great love of Jesus. It also includes some activities.
  4. The Way to the Savior – 40 day devotional that covers the season leading up to Easter: Forgiveness, Hope, Trust, Thanksgiving, Love, Commitment.
  5. The Wonder of Easter – This flexible, easy-to-use Lent devotional will allow both adults and children to celebrate the limitless wonder of Easter. Walk through Luke’s Gospel and the Old Testament to discover why the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection is the most amazing story ever told.
  6. Easter Advent for the Busy Family– We used this when my kids were little. It’s for 1 week.

If you’re looking for more Easter ideas check these out!

Easter Advent for the Busy Family

Easter Family DIY Cross Activity and Devotion

12+ Easter Activities that Focus on the Cross

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