Printable Easter Story Puppets

Tell the Easter Story for Kids with Printable Puppets

Family is so important in Divaland that we like to create products our own littles would love. We had some printable puppet masks for Christmastime and decided it was about time we created a version of the Easter story for kids! These puppets can be stuck on a stick and everyone can help tell the story of the Savior’s resurrection. They come in full-color {no extra coloring work for you!} or black and white so the kids can color them on their own.

Simplify the way you tell the Easter Story for kids to make Easter a learning experience. These printable Easter story puppets make telling the Easter story fun and interactive.

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The amazing Courtney of Paperelli illustrated these printables to take you through as much or as little of the Easter story as you want – it’s truly customizable for each kid’s age and readiness. There’s the Last Supper, bread, and a wine glass. Christ praying in the garden (Christ and rock). A Roman guard, cross, crown of thorns, and a thundercloud. There is also a nail and a palm of Christ with the nail marks. Of course, the main reason for rejoicing is his resurrection so we also have a tomb with a rock, Mary, the sun, an Easter lily, and the resurrected Christ. There are also the words “He Is Risen.”

Easter Story Puppets For Kids

To help you get the most out of the puppets we wanted to give you a little “script” via the New Testament (KJV).

Easter Story for Kids

The Last Supper Puppet

Matthew 26: 20 Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.

The Bread

Matthew 26:  26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.

The Cup

Matthew 26:27 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;

28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

29 But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.

Easter Story for Kids Coloring Page

Praying Christ and Rock

Matthew 26:36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.

39 And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Roman Soldier

Matthew 27: 27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.

Crown of thorns

Matthew 27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.

29  And when they had plaited a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

Cross and Nail

John 19: 17 And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:

18 Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst.

19 And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.

Storm

Luke 23:44 And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.

45 And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.

Easter for Kids Coloring Pages

Tomb with Rock + Soldier

Matthew 27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathæa, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus’ disciple:

58 He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.

59 And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

60 And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.

Sun

Luke 24: Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre.

And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.

Mary at the Tomb

John 20:11 But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre,

12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.

13 And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

Resurrected Christ

John 20:14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.

15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

Nail Prints in Hands

Luke 24: 39 Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye seem have.

40 And when he had thus spoken, he showed them his hands and his feet.

Puppets For Easter For Kids

Easter Lily and He Is Risen Sign

Matthew 28: 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

Easter for Kids Learn Through Play

If your kids aren’t quite ready for the scriptural version, just tell the story in your own words and prompt them when to hold up their puppet.

We truly love this beautiful story of hope and love. The Easter season is such a special time of renewal and we hope these beautiful puppets help bring the Easter story to life for your kids.

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About the Author: Shanelle

I am a reading, singing, shopping queen! (I'm very lucky that my handsome hubby likes shopping as much as I do) Married for 5 years and ready for forever, I love spending time with Brigham (my husband) and Adelaide (our baby). We love to go on adventures in the great outdoors.

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  1. Shanelle these are so cute! I’m really trying to teach my kids that Easter is so much MORE than just the chocolate and the bunny! Thanks for putting these together!