Egg Carton Easter Story

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Egg Carton Easter Story


Fill an egg carton with plastic, colored eggs. Number the eggs 1 - 12 and fill the eggs accordingly:

  • Egg #1: 3 pennies - Judas was paid 30 coins for betraying Jesus.
  • Egg #2: a piece of bread - This represents the Last Supper.
  • Egg #3: a piece of red cloth - Jesus was dressed in scarlet robes and mocked.
  • Egg #4: a piece of stick - They placed a crown of thorns on Jesus' head.
  • Egg #5: a piece of string - This represents the whip used to scourge Jesus.
  • Egg #6: pieces of toothpick glued into the shape of a cross - Jesus carried the cross.
  • Egg #7: 3 small nails - Jesus was nailed to the cross.
  • Egg #8: a strip of paper reading "INRI Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews" - They nailed this inscription to the top of the cross.
  • Egg #9: a piece of sponge - They soaked a sponge in wine and tried to give it to Jesus when He was on the cross.
  • Egg #10: a toothpick with a red tip - They stuck a spear in Jesus' side.
  • Egg #11: a small rock or pebble - The rolled a rock in front of His Tomb.
  • Egg #12: empty - Jesus rose from the dead.

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