Easter is coming early this year! So I wanted to put this idea out there are you start to think about fun things that you can do with your kiddos to help them understand the meaning of Easter. One demonstration activity are these Resurrection Rolls – my kids really love them!
They are simple to make and a great way to open up conversation about Easter.
You will need:
-1/4 c melted butter
-cinnamon and sugar
First dip your marshmallow in butter. Then immediately dip it in the cinnamon and sugar mixture. This represents the oils and spices that were used to annoint Jesus’s body when he died.
Unroll the cresent roll dough. Place the marshmallow on it.
Next wrap the marshmallow in the crescent roll dough – this represents the body of Jesus being placed in the tomb. You’ll want to make sure you seal all the cracks up tight by pinching the dough together.
Then you’ll bake according to the instructions on cresent roll package. When they bake, the mashmallows will melt, leaving the roll, or the tomb, empty.
It’s a fun way to illustrate the Resurrection. Coming soon, I will have a really awesome Easter week family activity that you won’t want to miss, so stay tuned for that…
UPDATE: find the Easter week Advent Activity HERE (with tons of FREE printables!)
Chelsea @ Life With My Littles says
I love these! I’ve never made them before, but my oldest is 3 so I think this would be a great way to help him visually learn about the resurrection!
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This is so fun! I literally gasped when I read that they bake and are empty! This would be a great way to illustrate Easter to kids, and I love how inexpensive it is!
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Heather Mecham says
We’re making them tonight and delivering them for Family Home Evening with the recipe and a note encouraging them to take a treat to someone else.