Are you looking for a great way to teach the true meaning of Easter to your children? Go beyond Easter baskets and plastic Easter eggs and help your kids memorize these Easter Bible verses (with free printable)!

Printable Easter Scripture for Kids

All of the Easter Scriptures I’m sharing today are found on our free scripture cards, which you can download at the end of this post.

Print them out and use them as you talk about the Easter story with your kids. Use them to teach memory verses or as an addition to your Easter Sunday school lessons.

And yes! Even your younger children can commit these verses to memory! These Easter cards are a great tool to help them hide God’s Word in their hearts.

Jesus’ death and resurrection is the real reason for why we celebrate. From Palm Sunday to the Last Supper to Resurrection Sunday, the life of Jesus is like none other in history. He is the Savior, the only one who provides the forgiveness of sins we need to be reconciled with God.

Learning these Easter verses is a great way to keep Jesus as the center of your Easter celebration.

12 Kids Memory Verses for Easter

  • Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord. Mark 11:9
  • Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; John 11:25
  • For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16
  • For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Mark 10:45
  • Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
  • Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1 Peter 1:3
  • Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17
  • If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
  • He is not here but has risen! Luke 24:6
  • For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
  • We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. Romans 6:9
  • For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18

Telling the Story of Easter in Bible Verses to Your Children

Here are several Bible passages that will help you explain the story of Jesus death and Jesus’ resurrection in a simple way.

  • “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.” Matthew 26:2
  • There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between. John 19:18
  • Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, “Surely this was a righteous man.” Luke 23:46-47
  • When the centurion and those who were with him, keeping watch over Jesus, saw the earthquake and what took place, they were filled with awe and said, “Truly this was the Son of God!” Matthew 27:54
  • So they took the body of Jesus and bound it in linen cloth with the spices, as is the burial custom of the Jews. John 19:40
  • And Joseph took the body and…laid it in his own new tomb, which he had cut in the rock; and he rolled a large stone over the entrance of the tomb and went away. Matthew 27:50-60
  • Now after the Sabbath, near dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. And a great earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat on it. The angel’s appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were as white as snow. The guards shook, paralyzed with fear of him and became like dead men. But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified. He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come! See the place where He was lying. Then go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see Him; behold, I have told you.” Matthew 28:1-7
  • He (Jesus) asked her, “Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?” Thinking he was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.” Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means “Teacher”). Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’” Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that he had said these things to her. John 20:15-18

Easter Bible Verse Cards for Kids

Enjoy these great Bible verses during the Easter season for memory verses or for your kids to share the good news with others!

Our free printables are best printed on card stock. You can cut them out and laminate and put them together on a binder ring if desired.

Click the image above or the button below to download the PDF file of the free printable cards.

For personal use or children’s ministry use only, not for resale. You can also print these verses and use them as a ministry resource for your children’s group at church. Please credit The Purposeful Mom when sharing. Thank you!

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