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Family Fun for Easter

30 Lent and Easter Activities for Families to Share

by Jane Butcher


Price: £4.99
Publisher:Barnabas imprint of BRF
Published:November 2011
This would be a nice book to give to a family who was new to celebrating Lent and Easter. It contains all the good basic ideas you need such as a recipe for pancakes, simnel cake and hot cross buns, instructions for making an Easter Garden or having an Easter egg hunt in your garden and a few ideas for games such as pin the tail on the donkey, egg and spoon races and hunting for silver.
There are a few wordsearches for children, an outline for how to hold a Passover meal and some cooking suggestions such as making ‘empty tomb’ rolls and Easter biscuits.
There is a useful page at the beginning of each section to explain what Lent, Shrove Tuesday, Mothering Sunday etc are all about. Following this is the relevant Bible story told in a child friendly way.
For church leaders and Sunday school teachers, there won’t be much for you in this book that you didn’t know already, but it would be a lovely gift for a family who is new to church and would give them a good grounding in what Lent and Easter is all about.

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Reviewer: Kathy Bland   (26/01/12)
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