Free Printable Resurrection Story Activity for Kids


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As Holy Week and Easter approach this year, share the true story of Easter with your young children with this free printable resurrection storybook! It’s the most important part of our Christian faith! This is a great way to share the story with a hands-on activity and there’s no prep! This free printable includes 8 pages for your children to color, cut, and customize all while reading the scriptures about Jesus’ death and resurrection.

Child holding his completed The Easter Story book.

This may seem like such a simple activity, but your child can practice scissor skills, reading skills, sequencing, and more while learning all about this important story.


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Free Printable Resurrection Story Activity

This free printable download of the resurrection story includes 6 pages! Each page contains 2 rectangles with a related image and scripture for your child to color, cut, and staple together to make their own resurrection storybook. There are additional pages for your child to draw their own images and write their own sentences about the resurrection story. These pages would be great for the older kids! 

Young boy color free printable resurrection story pages at kitchen table.

How to Download Resurrection Story Activity

Downloading this free printable resurrection storybook is easy! Just drop your email address below. The digital file will be sent straight to your inbox. You’ll also gain instant access to my entire free printable library! Please remember, this free printable is for personal use only. But you can use it for your Sunday school class!

Supplies for Free Printable Resurrection Story Activity

There is no prep for this activity, just need a few simple supplies

  • Free download
  • Regular white printer paper or white cardstock
  • Crayons, markers, or coloring pencils
  • Scissors
  • Stapler

Instructions for Printable Resurrection Story Activity

  1. Download this free printable
  2. Print on your choice of regular printer paper or cardstock
  3. Have your child write their name on the front page and color the images throughout the book
  4. You or your child cut around the dotted lines of each page
  5. Put the pages in the correct order of Jesus’ resurrection
  6. Staple together

Don’t underestimate what they will gain from learning about the Resurrection story from a simple activity like this. 

How to Use This Resurrection Story for Easter

This activity is great for anyone to use! Use it at home with your younger children or use it in your Sunday school room! But I have a few more creative ways you can use this resurrection storybook for your kids!

Young boy coloring the first page of the Easter Story from the free printable resurrection story.
  • Take on the go if you’re going to be running errands, eating at a restaurant, or even waiting in the doctor’s office. Just let them color the coloring pages and decorate their book, cut and assemble when you arrive back home.
  • Read one part of the story each day leading up to Easter Sunday.
  • Use this as a gift in their Easter baskets for a fun activity on Easter morning.
  • Pack in your church-busy bag.

I hope you and your little ones enjoy these Easter story printables and may you have a blessed Easter celebration! 

Boy using scissors to cut out the pages of free printable resurrection story.

More Activities for Exploring the Easter Story

If you want more free printables to explore the true meaning of Easter with your children, check out these blog posts and downloads!

Activity Bundles

Easter Mini Busy Book – If you love this activity be sure to check out the Easter Mini Busy Book just released! You can grab this mini busy book for only $3.00 in my Etsy shop! This mini busy book includes activity pages that will teach the resurrection story to your little ones using scripture, but it also incorporates learning activities like counting, tracing, matching, patterns, and more!

DIY Resurrection Easter Eggs – This is a great Easter resource! Just grab these free Easter printables to make your own set of resurrection eggs or Easter story eggs. Explain the most important story of Jesus to your children with the included Easter story cards with scriptures. These can even be used for Easter egg hunts. This makes for a fun way to celebrate Easter with the whole family.

Easter Bingo & Memory Printable Pack – This is an interactive option for children to see and learn about the real reason for Easter and the different parts of the resurrection story through playing a game. This game doubles as you can print out the bingo calling cards twice.

Easter Word Search – This word search features 9 main words involved in the resurrection story.

Coloring Pages

Free Lent Coloring Pages – Encourage your child to be intentional this Lenten season with these free coloring pages. There’s also a “My Lenten Journey” countdown to Easter Sunday, “My Lenten Plan”, and coloring pages with Bible verses for Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and more!

He is Risen Coloring Page – Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with this beautiful, simple design includes a cross with stems and “He is Risen!” at the top of the page.

Check out our other mini busy book printables in the Etsy shop!

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