Celebrating a Christ-Centered Easter (Children's Edition)

by Ryan Jeppesen, David Butler, Emily Belle Freeman

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Discover how the people around Jesus during the week of His Crucifixion and Resurrection can lead your family closer to Christ this Easter season. This children's edition of Celebrating a Christ-Centered Easter will guide you through seven meaningful traditions inspired by the people closest to the Savior during His holy week. These simple experiences are not meant to add chores or stress to a reverent holiday season but to offer something different. They will give your family an opportunity to slow down from the candy and egg hunts and instead spend time reflecting on the Savior's ultimate sacrifice and triumphant Resurrection.

This interactive book invites children to get to know various people in Christ's life during those sacred days and to discover the lessons they learned in the encounters with Him. It encourages children to ask what they might have done if they had been there on the days when Jesus was crucified and resurrected. Seven colorful Easter ornaments have been created to accompany the lesson each person teaches. Displaying the ornaments throughout the Easter holiday will remind your children of the lessons they are learning from Christ's magnificent act.

Product Details

Pages32
Size11.25 x 8
ISBN9781629724188
PublishedEnsign Peak 2018

About the Authors

Ryan Jeppesen

Ryan Jeppesen cultivated his love for art while growing up on a dairy farm in northern Utah. Ryan graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in marketing and a master's of business administration degree. He spends his days working at a cushy desk job and comes home at night to fully unleash his creativity by painting, drawing, illustrating, building websites, wood carving, toy building, sculpting, bread baking, and helping with countless Primary projects. He and his amazing wife, Brooke, are raising their four "Jeppesenite" children in the snow cities of the Mountain West ... and they like it there.

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David Butler

David Butler is by day a religious educator sharing his fierce love for the scriptures with anyone willing to listen. By night he is a fort builder, waffle maker, sports coach, and storyteller for his six darling kids. Somewhere in between, he is a motivational speaker and writer. He loves, loves, loves good food, spontaneous adventures, Christmas morning, the first day of summer, and every other day of summer. Above all he loves people. He has chosen as his life motto, "Stuff no mattah. People mattah." He and his adorable wife Jenny, live with their family amid the snowcapped peaks of the Mountain West, but they often dream of a beach house on a sunny shore somewhere.

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Emily Belle Freeman

Emily Belle Freeman is a best-selling author and popular inspirational speaker. She has a deep love of the scriptures, which comes from a desire to find their application in everyday life. She is the author of numerous books, including Even This, The Christ-Centered Home, Celebrating a Christ-Centered Christmas, and Celebrating a Christ-Centered Easter. She is also a favorite speaker at Time Out for Women. Her greatest joy comes from spending time with her family. Read more at emilybellefreeman.com and follow Emily on Instagram and Facebook: @emilybellefreeman.

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Great way to make Easter about more than just bunnies and eggs!
By , Submitted on 2018-03-22

Easter has always kind of seemed like a tricky holiday to me. How do you make the day not all about rabbits and eggs, but really about Jesus. That's really what this book does. And it doesn't just make the day about Jesus, but really the whole week before as well. I love that!

I loved that each day has a scripture story, you can read it from the scriptures and use the book to kind of explain the story to kids easily. Then there's an activity to go with it. There are also downloadable ornaments that can go with it. When you see them, you can remember the story, you can remember the person the story talked about and what you are supposed to do because of the story.

I love this whole book! It will be a perfect way to bring the Savior into our Easter celebration! Make sure to grab your own copy!

Love this book
By , Submitted on 2018-02-17

This book is beautiful! I love the color scheme. The beautiful spring colors are amazing! I feel that I am able to better understand the gifts of Easter!

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