I love using these religious Easter books to help teach my own children about the real story of Easter. I feel like these books are such a good visual and really help my kids understand the meaning behind this holiday. If you are looking for some books to share with your little learners, then our 12 religious Easter books for kids are just for you!
Reading some of these Children’s Religious Easter Books to your little ones is a great way to really get everyone excited about the upcoming holiday. Even at a young age, children can become enthralled with the stories of Easter. These are all excellent choices to help encourage their love of reading and story time.
12 Religious Easter Books for Little Learners
God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Papa bear uses nature to explain how Easter came to be and why it is a very important holiday. This book covers the religious themes of the holiday in simple to understand words.
The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story by Mike Berenstain
The bear cubs are very excited about candy this Easter, but they learn in Sunday school that Salvation is much better than candy!
The Easter Story by Patricia A. Pangry
An excellent introduction to the Easter Story, illustrations show Jesus as a friend to children while the story, based on the Gospels, simply and gently explains Jesus’ death as the means of salvation for mankind.
The Very First Easter by Mission City Press Inc.
The Very First Easter introduces preschoolers to one of the most wonderful stories of all time, the death and resurrection of Jesus, using the popular and vibrant artwork from The Beginner’s Bible.
The Story of Easter by Thomas Nelson
This board book is a wonderful way to introduce young hearts to the miraculous story of the first Easter. The illustrations are adorable too!
An Easter Gift for Me by Crystal Bowman
This simple to understand picture book is a great introduction to the Easter story for younger kids.
What is Easter? by Michelle Medlock Adams
This warm and fun book lists all the things that Easter might be about, ending with the actual reason for the holiday, Jesus’ resurrection!
The Donkey That No One Could Ride by Anthony DeStefano
Hear the Easter story from the perspective of the donkey that carried Jesus. The donkey thought that he was unimportant, until he realized that he had the most important job of all.
The Parable of the Lily by Liz Curtis Higgs
The gentle Farmer from The Pumpkin Patch Parable lovingly helps His young daughter, Maggie, understand the power of grace and forgiveness and the true meaning of Easter.
Humphrey’s First Palm Sunday by Carol Heyer
Humprey’s back, and ready for Palm Sunday! Follow him on his adventure while learning the story of the first Palm Sunday.
Easter Sunday by Mike Berenstain
Tag along with the Berenstain Bears as they celebrate Easter as a family, starting with a celebration at the Chapel in the woods.
The Story of the Easter Robin by Dandi Daley Mackall
Another depiction of the Easter story, This time from the perspective of a spring Robin.
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Don’t forget to check out all of the children’s book lists featured on A Dab of Glue Will Do. Do you have any favorite children’s Easter books that are not on the list? If so, please share in the comments below. If you are looking for more Easter ideas, activities, and printables to do at home or in the classroom make sure to check out our other Easter Lessons.
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