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Easter activities for KS1 & KS2

14th February - 31st March 2024

At Busy Things for Schools, you’ll discover an array of Easter activities for KS2 and KS1 that will help to enrich your religious education lessons. We’ve got a variety of activities that will help children to understand the story and origins of Christianity, including Easter, Lent and Shrove Tuesday.


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Make a pancake

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday with digital pancakes! Children can choose a pancake and add all the yummy fillings and toppings they like to make their perfect pancake!


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Easter activity pack

Our Easter activity pack PDF contains 12 pages of fun with something for everyone: colouring, drawing, pattern creating, puzzles and craft activities.



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Easter eggs

Decorate beautiful eggs for Easter using our paint tools. Experiment with different colours and textures.



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Easter story in brief

Christians believe that Jesus, the Son of God, died willingly to free people from the guilt of their sins so that they can live forever with him in heaven.


Choose a template to retell the story of the first Easter in your own words and/or pictures.


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Easter story in detail

The account of what happened to Jesus on the first Easter is found in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John in the Bible.


Choose an event from the Easter Story and write about it. Illustrate it using the paint tools and stickers.

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus' triumphant entry to Jerusalem before the crowd turned against him. The people waved palm branches in celebration.


Use our text and picture tools to create an account of the events of the first Palm Sunday.


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The Last Supper

Jesus' last meal with his disciples before he died is called 'The Last Supper'. He used bread and wine to represent his coming death on the cross.


Use the text and picture tools to create an account of the events of the night before Jesus was crucified.

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Good Friday

Good Friday marks the day of Jesus' death on a cross before his resurrection on Easter Sunday.


Use the text and drawing tools to create an account of the some of the events of the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

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Easter Sunday

Christians believe that on Easter Sunday Jesus rose from the dead and appeared to his disciples. 


Use the text and picture tools to write about Easter Sunday.



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