Lesson 45: We Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter)

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Primary 2 Lesson 45: We Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter)- the purpose of this lesson is to remember that we celebrate Easter because of the resurrection of our Savior.

Don't worry if you didn't see this lesson at Easter time. It still goes great for the Christmas season. Here are more Christmas ideas that are great for the classroom. If you are teaching this at Easter, way to notice it! Here are some more lesson ideas for Easter that are great for the classroom. 

Why Do We Celebrate Easter Flipbook- Great way to explain the meaning of Easter (from The Redheaded Hostess) or try her What Is the Resurrection booklet.

The following are links to LDS.org unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

The Miracles of Jesus, an Easter Scriptures Study- Join our free 2 week study! 

"The Resurrection of Jesus Christ" by Elder D. Todd Christofferson


"Did Jesus Really Live Again?"- Children's Songbook pg. 64

"Jesus Has Risen"- Children's Songbook pg. 70

"Had I Been a Child"- Children's Songbook pg. 80

"He Died That We Might Live Again"- Children's Songbook pg. 65

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"On a Golden Springtime"- Children's Songbook pg. 88

"The Lord Gave Me a Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 153

"Jesus Said Love Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 61

"Did Jesus Really Live Again?"- Children's Songbook pg. 64

"Jesus Loved the Little Children"- Children's Songbook pg. 59

"Jesus is Our Loving Friend"- Children's Songbook pg. 58

"Easter Hosanna"- Children's Songbook pg. 68

"Hosanna"- Children's Songbook pg. 66

"My Redeemer Lives"- Listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, about 3 minutes.


He Lives (about 2 minutes)- Modern apostles testify of Christ

His Sacred Name- An Easter Declaration (about 3 minutes)- Summary of events at the end of Jesus' life

Jesus is Risen (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

He is Risen (about 7 1/2 minutes)- What does the Savior mean to you

Because of Him (about 3 minutes)- What is possible because of His sacrifice for us


My Primary 2 Lesson 45 handout packet includes:

  • We will live again coloring page

Click the image to print

Activity Ideas

The First Easter- Rebus story (story with pictures as words)

Testimony of Easter- Script with pictures

The Beautiful Day- Words from President Monson with activities at the end (older kids)

He Lives!- Scenes from the Resurrection to tell the story

An Easter Testimony- Put the pictures in order to unscramble the message.

Easter ABC Fill-in- For older kids, fill in the blanks as you go through the alphabet

He Sent His Son- Booklet that can easily be put into eggs too

Jesus Christ Lives- Put these pictures in order

Picturing Easter- A puzzle 

The Easter Story- Pictures telling the story

Easter Week- Cut the pictures out to talk about the events that led up to Easter Sunday.

Easter: A story for you to tell- Small pictures to tell the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection

Coloring Pages

Baby Jesus or use this one

Jesus Christ is Baptized or this one

Jesus Christ Blesses the Little Children or this one

Jesus Teaching

Jesus Christ Feeds the 5,000

Jesus Walks on Water (scroll down)

Jesus Christ Heals the 10 Lepers or use this one or this one of Him healing the girl

Mary Sees the Empty Tomb or Mary at the Tomb Seeing Jesus

Jesus in the Americas or use this one

I Love my Savior

My Faith in Jesus Grows (take the sacrament) or use this one

Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example for Me

Jesus Christ Made it Possible for Me to Live...

Jesus Christ is My Savior and Redeemer- Dot to Dot and coloring

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows...