Okay, hi. I am actually really (really!) excited to share this project with you today: Easter Resurrection Set, free printable. It is much like a nativity set, which we all set out at Christmas, only this set celebrates the miracle of Easter. And I am thrilled to offer them as a completely free download! Yay! Just enter your email address right here, and the complete printable pack of Easter Characters will be sent directly to your inbox ASAP.
Want to see the printable characters for Easter?
And so, here’s what I’ve created. For your Easter celebration I have created 6 pages of free printables. All you have to do is print (on cardstock is best) and then color (I used watercolor, but you can use crayons, markers, whatever), cut, and glue on some simple stands to help them stand up. The drawings are simple. I don’t pretend to be an artist, but I think you can tell who is who. In case I’m wrong, here is the cast of characters in this Easter Resurrection Set:
Jesus—Mary, His Mother—Mary Magdalene
Angel 1—Angel 2—Peter—Roman Soldier
I also created an Empty Tomb and Empty cross for the set.
And finally, a word about making the characters stand up. This can be done in any number of ways–you can Mod Podge them onto small pieces of wood, attach them to a jar/candle holder, or do as I did, and just use a simple rectangle of cardstock hot-glued to the back. Below is a picture of what I mean:
All I did is cut a rough rectangle of cardstock, fold in the two side and glue the center section to the back of the figure, making sure that the bottom of the figure and the bottom of the stand were lined up. If need be, I also slightly trimmed the bottom of each folded side so that they angled up, just slightly.
There you have it! You are just a few printed sheets, some coloring and creativity from having a Easter Resurrection Set in your house this Spring.
PS–if you do happen to print and make your own resurrection set this Easter I would LOVE it if you’d snap a picture and send it to me (nancy(dot)verly(at)gmail(dot)com) or shared it on my Facebook page. Pretty Please!!
Ohhh, and if you are looking for some more Christian ways to celebrate Easter, check out this huge roundup I put together:
30 Christian Easter Projects