Easter teaching resources
Easter marks one of the biggest events in the Christian calendar, from Jesus’ crucifixion to his resurrection and ascension into Heaven. As well as being a time of spiritual reflection and celebration, Easter is also the season of egg hunts, springtime, new life and hope. To help you bring Easter into your classroom, we’ve hand-picked some of the best resources on TES to make your planning easier. You’ll find plenty of card-making, storytelling and egg finding activities to keep your pupils engaged in the run up to Easter.
Match the number of bunnies with the number on the Easter egg with this themed activity.
Pupils work around the board collecting eggs for their baskets.
0-10 number lines with corresponding Easter egg illustrations.
Use this illustrated story to explain the Easter story to younger pupils.
Use this colourful PowerPoint presentation to help pupils develop basic addition and numeracy skills.
Learn about the symbols, events and traditions of Easter with this matching game.
This Easter recipe gives step-by-step instructions for making chocolate cornflake nests.
Themed paper that can be used as part of Easter activities within the classroom.
Lesson plan, activities and PowerPoint presentation on how Easter is celebrated and the symbolism behind the traditions.
Easter-themed word problems for teaching addition, subtraction, halving, doubling and other numeracy concepts.
A simple writing exercise that allows students to write a simple version of the Easter story with pictures to prompt and colour.
A video charting the preparations for Easter Sunday in a Greek Orthodox household.
What is Easter? An ‘information exchange’ followed by a quiz.
An activity to help learn some of the events and people in the Easter story.
A drama-based lesson that can be adapted for an assembly.
Reading skills practise, Easter vocabulary, a Knüppelkuchen recipe and help to create an Easter card in German.
Worksheet using Ugolino di Nerio’s painting as a prompt for discussion about the nature of Jesus’ suffering.
A presentation on how Easter is celebrated in Russia.
General information and embedded videos about Easter in Spain, as well as a vocabulary sheet.
A tour of the Cadbury factory as the process of mass Easter egg production is explained.