You will need: A clean, empty jar with the label removed; the Color's of Christ poem; colored pencils; scissors; tape; glue; paper Easter grass; extra-mini Easter ornaments. (Your donation helps to distribute this resource to churches across the world.)
Directions: Print out the special Color's of Christ poem. Color and cut it out, then glue it onto an empty baby food jar. Fill with jelly beans. Decorate the lid with Easter grass, and glue miniature Easter ornaments into the grass.
Tip: Have the kids color and cut out the poem and glue it to their jar. Then, as you read the poem, have the kids drop two to three of each of the matching colored jelly beans into their jar. Decorate the lids and enjoy the sweet treat!
Optional, Scriptures to be read with the poem
ORANGE is for Heaven so bright. (2 Samuel 22:13-14)
YELLOW is for God's perfect light. (Revelation 21:23)
BLACK is for the sins we've made. (Romans 3:23)
RED is for the blood He gave. (Romans 5:8)
WHITE is for our cleansing from sin. (Psalm 51:1-2)
GREEN is for our new life in Him. (Colossians 1:10)
PINK is for His free gift to share. (Matthew 28:19-20)
PURPLE is for the crowns we'll wear! (2 Timothy 4:8)
The witness of the Jelly Beans is true, trust in Jesus, because he loves you! (Romans 10:13)
Cut colored poster board in the shape of jellybeans--make them extra large. On the back of the poster write the matching line from the poem. Have children stand side by
side with their poster turned down. When it's their turn, they hold up their
jellybean and recite their line. Afterwards, distribute small packets of jellybeans along with the printed poem.
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