Easter Matters

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Easter Matters

Easter Matters is packed with ways begin to connect with the 95 in your community and explore the Easter story together.

In the Easter Matters zip folder you will find:

  • The Easter Matters PDF: 62 pages of ideas, activities and inspiration, including:

    Equipping you: explaining ‘the cross’ to children and young people who are hearing the story for the first time.
    Connect at Easter: ways to help you create intentional moments of connection with the 95, through the events of Palm Sunday and the Passover.
    Jesus Died for Me?: how to purchase copies of these beautiful story books, ideal for your Easter events, telling why Jesus died, how he rose from the dead and how he did it all for us.
    Easter around the world: discover traditions and celebrations from other countries and cultures – and try some out!
    Explore at Easter: ideas and activities to explore the difference that Jesus can make to the challenges and adventures of life, with Bible stories from international storyteller Bob Hartman; song lyrics for Easter Sunday; and a planned walk, full of experiential learning as you ‘Go Wild! to Emmaus’.
    What Easter means to me: time to reflect, with real-life stories, giving individual perspectives on Easter and prompts for you to ponder with others or by yourself.

  • Audio Bible stories written by Bob Hartman and narrated by children’s TV presenter Gemma Hunt.
  • ‘I saw Jesus!’ audio and video versions of a song for Easter Sunday (lyrics in the Easter Matters PDF).
  • Jesus Died for Me? resource pack: animations in English and Welsh; assembly outline and PowerPoint presentation; and a workshop outline.
  • Resources to supplement the ‘Go Wild! to Emmaus’ experience (including a story-script in Welsh).
  • Bob Hartman’s Bible stories in Welsh: Iesu’n gweddïo, Y Ffordd i’r Groes, and Mae Iesu’n Fyw!


  • 5-8 yrs,
  • 8-11 yrs
  • Easter
  • English
  • Content type:
  • Resource (free)
  • Format:
    • Zip file

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