We have curated some awesome additions for your Spring & Easter fun!
Easter is such a great time to celebrate. There are so many activities you can do with your residents. Whether sacred or secular, look below for so many great ideas!
Here is a great Billy Graham Devotional reading each day beginning Palm Sunday up to the resurrection. Victory Preparing for Resurrection Sunday
Give your residents an Easter Lily. They often symbolize purity and innocence. Here is a craft along with a short lesson on the Easter Lily. Easter Lily Craft.
Can’t afford flowers for everyone – give out seeds and let each resident plant their own.
Let everyone get in on this fun Hot Cross Buns recipe.
And don’t forget your local services are available to most online now.
On YouTube, we found these Easter Hymns
He has Risen! 15 Easter Hymns on Piano
Christ Arose, Low in the Grave He Lay (Hymn Charts with Lyrics, Contemporary)
In Christ Alone (Official Lyric Video) – Keith & Kristyn Getty, Alison Krauss
Gaither Vocal Band – Because He Lives [Live] – YouTube
Religious Easter Movies
Jesus of Nazareth (1977), TV-G, Biography, Drama, History
Risen (2016), PG-13, Action, Drama, History
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), G, Biography, Drama, History
Ben-Hur (1959), G, Adventure, Drama, History
The Ten Commandments (1956), G, Adventure, Drama
King of Kings (1961), PG-13, Biography, Drama, History
Barabbas (1961) NR, Biography, Drama, History
Secular Activities & Crafts
- Make a washcloth bunny!
- These carrot sugar scrubs are cute AND practical – and make great gifts!
Extra Fun We Have Found
Here’s a great list of fun games to play for Easter/Springtime! (And even more here!)
One more use for those toilet paper rolls. Turn them into bunny stamps for art or cards!
Conversation Starters Game or Questions for your 1-on-1s
- What is your favorite Easter memory?
- Do you remember your favorite Easter outfit from when you were young?
- What Easter tradition do you look forward to every year?
- If your great-great-grandchildren could listen to these years from now: is there any wisdom you’d want to pass on to them? What would you want them to know?
- What is your favorite Easter or Spring dish?
- Do you wish there were more or fewer holidays? Why?
- Do you think Easter is over-commercialized?
Fun Easter Movies to Watch
Easter Parade (1948), Musical, Romance
Peter Rabbit (2018) PG, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971), TV-G, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Hop (2011), PG, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974), Animation, Comedy, Family
Chocolat (2000), PG-13, Drama, Romance
The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014), PG, Family
Pieces of Easter (2013), NR, Comedy, Family