How to Make an Easter Resurrection Garden (A Special Surprise for Your Kids)
- Take a planter and fill it with dirt.
- Take rocks, sticks, plants, moss and leaves to cover the dirt.
- Take a giant potato. (Yup, like from Idaho.)
- Chop the bottom off and carve out a little hole in the middle.
- Place it cut-end down. This will be the tomb where Jesus was buried.
This garden is a great reminder of what Jesus did for us—it looks pretty drab, right?
Just wait! By Good Friday evening, the leaves started to look a little dingy. By Saturday night? They were looking downright pitiful. That night before my child went to bed we looked at our garden again and talked about how Jesus’ friends must have been feeling. Thinking back to when we made our garden—it seemed like a long time ago! This whole time Jesus had been dead and his friends were so sad—and scared and confused.
After my child went to bed I did a little doctoring to our garden …