The Easter Story (Free Printable)

March 11, 2013 by 24 Comments

I’m so excited to share this free printable of The Easter Story with you my sweet friends.  I would love for you to share them with your family and friends!  Last Easter I shared a late dinner with friends at Central Market.  We started talking about how there weren’t many decor ideas that point to the true meaning of Easter.   As Easter this year arrived, I wanted to come up with something for my family that was full of meaning.  One of my family’s favorite Easter discussions is using the resurrection eggs -here, but this year I decided I wanted more of a visual reminder…

Easter Story Explained ItsOverflowing

I made a chevron background and then added silhouettes of – a donkey, coins, praying hands, a piece of leather, a crown, nails, a die, a spear, a piece of linen, and a stone – each telling a part of The Easter Story!

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I had them printed in glossy initially, but the window nearby where they hung was creating a crazy glare so I spent an extra $1.50 and had them reprinted at Costco where they offer the matte prints.   Crazy part – the color of the printable was different at both locations.  (I liked both color options).

Resurection Story ItsOverflowing

I wrapped my chalkboard with yellow and white twine and then tied it off.  Then I added mini clothespins, three per a row.  After hanging the photos in their original 4×6 form, I decided to make the image more prominent and trimmed each side to make them 4×4 squares.  LOVE!

Teaching Kids About Easter ItsOverflowing

I think this is an excellent way to teach my sweeties about Passion Week…12 days leading up to Easter, and it’s a constant reminder of the sacrificial love of Jesus!

The Easter Story (Free Printable) ItsOverflowing

Want to see where it’s hanging?!  I’ve included a link to the images so you can print these for your home, too.   Add them to a bulletin board or lay one on your child’s pillow each night for the days leading up to Easter – great bedtime discussion!

Easter Decorations ItsOverflowing

Click here to download The Easter Story in twelve free printables – including one empty card, signifying Jesus’ Resurrection!

Linking up at: Savvy Southern Style, Between Naps on the Porch

XO, Aimee


24 Responses to “The Easter Story (Free Printable)”
  1. It’s like an advent tree but for Easter! What a great idea!

  2. Love these Aimee! What a perfect way to celebrate the Easter season. Thanks so much for sharing these with us. Have a wonderful day and Happy Easter friend!! ;)

  3. These are an absolutely lovely way to celebrate the Easter Season ~ thanks so much for sharing at the It’s a Spring Thing Linky Party.

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