Last-Minute Easter Gift: The Jellybean Prayer Jar

Are you searching for a last-minute Easter gift? Have you ever heard of The Jellybean Prayer? A simple prayer telling the story of Easter.

Sharing The Jellybean Prayer at Easter is easy.

How to Make the Jellybean Prayer Jar: Five Easy Steps

Step 1: Purchase bags of jellybeans from your local supermarket. Jellybeans are an inexpensive Easter candy. If you cannot find any in the Easter aisle, check the candy section. In some supermarkets, jellybeans are available in bulk.

Step 2: Fill jars with jellybeans. Recycled jars work wonderfully for this project.

Step 3: Screw the lid on tightly.

Step 4: Paint the lid or cut a piece of cloth to cover the lid. Then, secure the cloth with a piece of ribbon.

Step 5: Paste The Jellybean Prayer printout to the jar or attach the print with another piece of ribbon.

Now, you are ready to pass out your last-minute Easter gifts. Happy Easter!

Photos Ideas to Capture Your Easter Memories

Are you preparing for Easter? Do you want to preserve the moments with your family for lasting memories? If you are searching for inspiration, here is a checklist of photo ideas to capture this Easter.

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Dyeing Eggs

Coloring eggs at Easter is a long-standing tradition and perfect photos. Considering capture each step of the egg dyeing process.

  • Set up including plain eggs ready to go.
  • Dyeing process in cups.
  • Colorful eggs.
  • Dye on hands.
  • The result with everyone in the photo.
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Easter Egg Hunts

Are you hosting or attending an Easter egg hunt? Grab your camera to capture the fun.

  • Try different angles to capture the best photos.
  • Get down to your child’s level.
  • Photograph your children in line.
  • Collecting eggs.
  • Final count.
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Visit With the Easter Bunny

The yearly visit with the Easter Bunny is a great time for photos.

  • Standing in line.
  • The decorations around the Easter Bunny area, if applicable.
  • Going up to meet the Easter Bunny. Get a close-up of the first reaction.
  • Sitting on or beside the Easter Bunny.
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Easter Baskets

If Easter baskets are part of your holiday tradition, document every stage with photos.

  • Preparation, show everything before you build the baskets.
  • Playing Easter Bunny and hiding baskets.
  • Your children searching for the baskets.
  • Posing with all the Easter goodies.
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Church

For many attending church services is the main part of Easter celebrations. Capturing small moments before and after services is a great way to preserve the day.

  • Getting ready for church.
  • Easter Sunday attire
  • Arrival
  • In front of the church sign
  • Shaking hands with the pastor.
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Easter Dinner

Food is generally a vital component of any holiday. If you are preparing or attending an Easter dinner, photos are a must.

  • Table set up
  • Preparing food
  • Gathering around the table
  • Selfies with extended family members
  • Group poses after the meal
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Family Night

Your Easter is ending, time for family night. Gather everyone to watch an Easter -themed movie with light snacks or leftovers.

  • Selfie on the couch with family
  • Snacks
  • Movie of choice

Enjoy capturing photos to make your Easter a lasting memory. Yes, formal poses are nice. But the silly photos are the ones that make you smile.

Happy Easter!

20 Journal Writing Prompts for Easter

Easter is a good time to make extra entries in your journal.  Writing in a daily journal about Easter is a great way to reflect, express emotions, and enjoy the holiday. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following journal writing prompts for Easter.

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  1. What does Easter mean to you? Go into detail.
  2. How do you spend the Easter weekend?
  3. Do you participate in Good Friday events? Why?
  4. Do you celebrate Easter with your family? Why or why not?
  5. Do you attend Easter services? Describe the service. What did you like or dislike about the service?
  6. Do you have a favorite song to sing at Easter time? Why is this song important to you?
  7. Do you actively participate in Easter services at your church? What do you do?
  8. Did you give up anything for Lent? Why was it important for you to participate in the Lenten season?
  9. What is your first memory of Easter at church?
  10. What was your favorite Easter tradition as a child?
  11. Do you still carry on your childhood Easter tradition today? Why or why not?
  12. Did you or are you going to color Easter eggs this year? Describe the process. Who helped you? What colors did you use?
  13. Did you hide Easter eggs this year? Describe the event.
  14. What would you like to find inside an Easter egg? Why?
  15. Do you have a favorite Easter egg? Describe the color, the pattern, and other important attributes.
  16. What was one of favorite things in your Easter basket as a child? Why?
  17. Describe your favorite Easter.
  18. Are you cooking a traditional Easter meal? What will you serve?
  19. Describe an Easter meal from your childhood? Are you serving the same type of meal? Why or why not?
  20. What has the significance of Easter changed for you over the years?

Happy Easter!

30 Photo Prompts for Easter

Easter is almost here! The holiday is full of long-standing traditions, good food, and fun. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for Easter.

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  1. Easter-themed selfie
  2. Bunny
  3. Easter Decor
  4. Colorful eggs
  5. Hidden eggs
  6. Egg discovery
  7. Chocolate bunny
  8. Peeps
  9. Easter candy
  10. Pink
  11. Yellow
  12. Green
  13. Flowers
  14. Baskets
  15. Baby animals
  16. Nature
  17. Family
  18. Friends
  19. Easter sunrise
  20. Easter sunset
  21. Church
  22. Religion
  23. Church signs
  24. Cross
  25. Lamb
  26. Bonnet or hat
  27. Easter attire
  28. Food
  29. Beverage
  30. Photographer’s choice

Happy Easter! Enjoy!

30 Quotes for Easter

Easter is a wonderful time of year. Counting your blessings as you share the holiday with others is an important part of the holiday. Are you looking for inspirational sayings or quotes for your social media platforms this Easter? Consider the following quotes for Easter.

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  1. “There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.”- Gordon B. Hinckley
  2. “Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall
  3. “We were old sinners—but when we came to Christ, we are not sinners anymore.” – Joel Osteen
  4. “Egg hunts are proof that your children can find things when they really want to.”- Unknown
  5. “To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” — Bernhard Langer
  6. “The story of Easter is the story of God’s wonderful window of divine surprise.” — Carl Knudsen
  7. “Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens and earth reply.” – Charles Wesley
  8. “Blessed are those who have not seen and have yet believed.” – John 20:29
  9. “I am the resurrection and the life.”- John 11:25
  10. “The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends, and love never dies.” – Kate McGahan
  11. “I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.” – William P. Young
  12. “The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.” – Robert Flatt
  13. “Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” – Pope John Paul II
  14. “Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket.”- Evan Esar
  15. “Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” – Janine di Giovanni
  16. “For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born.” – Alice Freeman Palmer
  17. “Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.” — T. D. Jakes
  18. “Easter is very important to me, it’s a second chance.” — Reba McEntire
  19. “On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.” — Douglas Horton
  20. “Bunnies are cuddly, the large and the small, but I like the chocolate ones best of all.”- Unknown
  21. “‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  22. “All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!” – Charles M. Schulz
  23. “Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart!” — Susan Coolidge
  24. The resurrection is at the core of our beliefs as Christians. Without it, our faith is meaningless.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin
  25. “Every Easter, at one household or another, I find a battle begins and the conversation of how to ‘properly eat’ a chocolate bunny.” — Hilary Farr
  26. “Easter is a time to rejoice, be thankful, be assured that all is forgiven, so life extends beyond the soil of the earth.” — Byron Pulsifer
  27. “Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.” — S.D. Gordon
  28. “The great gift of Easter is hope.” — Basil C. Hume
  29. “I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” — Dolly Parton
  30. “It’s not about the bunny; it’s about the lamb.” – Unknown

Happy Easter!

Journal Writing Prompts for April

Happy April! Are you ready for more writing? Whether you are an avid journal writer or just beginning, check out the following journal writing prompts for April.

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  1. How did March go for you? Your family? Work? Community? List all your highs and lows from last month.
  2. List your April goals.
  3. Who is the one person in your life who can always make you laugh? Describe this person.
  4. What is your secret guilty pleasure?
  5. Write about your favorite childhood memory. Why does this one stick out over the rest?
  6. List your personal strengths. How do you use them in your daily life?
  7. What book or movie impacted you the most? Why?
  8. Write 10 words to describe yourself. Why did you pick these words? Go into detail.
  9. What is causing you stress or anxiety right now? Why? And, what can you do to alleviate the situation?
  10. Free write for 15 minutes.
  11. What is your biggest fear?
  12. Write about your entire day from the point of view of a fly on the wall.
  13. What do you do for yourself? List at least 5 self-care habits.
  14. Who is the one person you trust the most? Why?
  15. What do you hope for yourself, your family, your friends, and your community for the rest of 2022?
  16. What 3 things would you tell your younger self? Why?
  17. Happy Easter! How did you spend your day?
  18. Fast forward to your 95th birthday. What have you accomplished?
  19. Make an action plan to be the person you want to be.
  20. How do you feel about the current news events? What ones worry you the most? What brings you hope?
  21. Do you feel like the victim or hero of your own story? Why?
  22. It’s Earth Day! What are you doing to help the environment? What areas could you improve?
  23. What kinds of nature or wildlife do you like to watch? Why?
  24. When you look in the mirror, who do you see? Why?
  25. What 5 things did you have to learn the hard way?
  26. Describe a current accomplishment.
  27. What areas of your life could use more organization? Why?
  28. Write about your last vivid dream.
  29. If you were given 3 wishes, what would you pick? Why?
  30. Writer’s Choice

Happy April! Happy Writing!

Drawing Prompts for April

It’s time for new drawing prompts for April. Whether you take your sketchbook outdoors for inspiration or stay indoors on a rainy day, drawing is a great pastime. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for April.

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  1. Self-portrait
  2. April Showers
  3. Umbrella
  4. Flowers
  5. Nature scene
  6. Kite
  7. Baby animals
  8. Warm colors
  9. Birds/Nest
  10. Trees
  11. Toys
  12. Shapes
  13. Vertical lines
  14. Horizontal lines
  15. Alike
  16. Different
  17. Happy Easter! Enjoy!
  18. Hats
  19. Faces
  20. Storm
  21. Home
  22. Friends
  23. Family
  24. Mystery
  25. Insects
  26. Balloon
  27. Octopus
  28. Seahorse
  29. Unicorn
  30. Artist’s Choice

Photo Prompts for April

Warmer weather and Easter are part of April. Are you ready to grab your camera and make memories? If you need inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for April.

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  1. New month, new selfie
  2. April showers (Rain)
  3. Flowers
  4. Favorite
  5. Outdoor activity
  6. Night
  7. Stranger
  8. Focus
  9. Out of focus
  10. Cityscape
  11. Tiny
  12. Low Light
  13. Back roads
  14. Trees
  15. Your current view
  16. Architecture
  17. Happy Easter! Enjoy!
  18. Soft
  19. Favorite Place
  20. Calm
  21. Silhouette
  22. Layers
  23. Bokeh
  24. Insects
  25. Habit
  26. Reflection
  27. Alike
  28. Different
  29. Tradition
  30. Photographer’s Choice

Have a great month!

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