Christian Easter gift ideas for adults and kids

Many Christians consider Easter as a special occasion that calls for gift-giving. (Photo by George Dolgikh from Pexels)

Easter holds deep spiritual significance on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and His resurrection. To celebrate the hope and joy it brings, Christians like to exchange gifts that remind them of the true meaning of Easter.

If you were looking for Easter gift ideas for adults and kids that align with Christian values, there are plenty of options.

This article will explore some creative and meaningful Christian Easter gift ideas that will bring joy and inspiration to your loved ones.

Bible Verse Mugs

One Christian Easter gift idea that is both practical and meaningful is a Bible verse mug. These mugs are a perfect way to remind your loved ones of the power and truth of God's word every time they enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.

It would be a great way to encourage and uplift the spirit of the receiver. You can purchase one from your local Christian store or make one yourself.

To get started, choose a ceramic mug that you like and gather your materials, including a stencil and your favorite sharpies.

Once you have your stencil in place, make sure to smooth out any bubbles in the open areas before applying a thin layer of ceramic paint over the stencil.

You may also add any extra details using an oil-based sharpie. After allowing your mug to dry for at least 24 hours, it's time to bake it in the oven.

Make sure to place your decorated mug in a cold oven. Let it heat up to 325 degrees over the course of 35 minutes before turning off the heat and allowing the mug to cool completely in the oven.

Jesus' Cross Wall Décor

Jesus was buried in a tomb, but He did not stay there as He rose from the dead and lives to this day. As it says in Romans 6:9, His resurrection means that death has no power over Him.

A wall décor displaying the image of Jesus' cross can serve as a powerful reminder that He is still alive and actively carrying out His mission. This is not just a gift for Easter, but serves as a symbol that Jesus cannot be held down or prevented from fulfilling His divine purpose.

Jesus resides within every individual, offering protection, strength, encouragement, and hope to continue following the path that He has set for them.

Scripture Jewelry

If you are looking for an Easter gift idea for a loved one who enjoys wearing jewelry, consider giving them a metal bracelet with a Scripture engraving.

You can purchase one, but another option is to create a DIY metal engraved Scripture bracelet using a Cricut maker.

It functions like a pen, engraving any design or font that can be drawn using the Cricut.

To do this, you simply switch the line type to engrave and place the metal bracelet on a mat, securing it in place with tape.

Using the edit function, you can position your design on the blank space of the cutting mat and let the Cricut do the rest of the work.

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Metal Cross Sign

Another unique Easter gift idea for your friend is a metal cross sign that they can hang on their wall.

Faith is essential for following God's plan and fulfilling the purpose He has for everyone.

A metal cross sign can serve as a reminder to always walk by faith and not by sight, regardless of the challenges they may face. They must trust that God will cause them to triumph, as stated in 2 Corinthians 2:14.

Easter Scented Candles

Easter candles can be an ideal gift for family and friends who enjoy burning candles regularly. While there are candle sets available for purchase online, you can also create a DIY candle with your favorite scent at home.

The first thing you'll need is soy wax flakes, which are made from soy and burn cleaner than traditional wax, producing less soot and no harmful toxins.

You would also need a natural hemp-based wick, which is a better option than traditional wicks that release butane gas when burned.

To add fragrance to your candles, you can use essential oils like lavender, grapefruit, or eucalyptus.

About 100 drops of essential oil for a strong scent should be added before putting it in containers, such as mason jars or other glass jars.

Using a disposable stirring device is suggested since candle wax can be difficult to clean. You can use a chopstick or pencil to anchor the wick in place as well.

By using the said ingredients and supplies, you can create your own unique scented candles to enjoy at home or give as gifts to friends and family.

The first step of making a scented candle is to melt soy wax flakes in a pot over low-medium heat. Soy wax is preferred over traditional wax as it burns cleaner and is non-toxic.

Stir the wax with a disposable wooden stirring device until completely melted. If it takes longer than a few minutes, turn up the heat slightly.

Once the wax is melted, add 80-102 drops of your favorite essential oils directly into the pot. The amount of essential oils required depends on the type of oils and their potency.

Popular essential oils for candles include lavender, grapefruit, and eucalyptus. Stir well to ensure that the essential oils are mixed properly with the wax.

Next, anchor the wicks to the bottom of mason jars using a bit of melted wax or purchased anchors. Tape the wick upright to a horizontal chopstick, pen, or pencil to keep it in place. Pour the wax into the mason jars and repeat until all the jars are full.

Depending on the size of the jars, you may have some wax left. Let the candles stand until they are solid, which usually takes about an hour. It is important not to pour the leftover wax down your drain as it can cause blockages. Instead, dispose of it in the trash. Before burning, cut the wick to the desired length.

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Easter Books

Easter books can be a wonderful addition to a kid's Easter basket. With a variety of options available, you can choose books that not only provide an entertaining read but also offer valuable lessons on the importance of Easter. 

From the "First Easter" board book for babies to the "Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids," which includes 52 five-minute Bible stories.

The books could be a great way to introduce kids to the story of Jesus and help them connect with their faith.

The NIV Backpack Bible is also a great option as it's easy to carry around and fits in a kid's backpack, allowing them to read and learn about their faith wherever they go.

Easter Coloring Books

Coloring a classic childhood pastime. With just some crayons and paper, you can have hours of fun or even just a few minutes if you have a toddler with a short attention span.

Despite its simplicity, coloring is an activity that can benefit children of all ages. It demonstrates that sometimes the classic, low-tech activities can be the best.

Coloring offers more than just a way to keep your kids occupied while you prepare dinner, though that is certainly a helpful perk.

It can aid in physical and mental development, as well as emotional growth. Coloring also promotes hand-eye coordination and helps children develop early writing skills.

You can buy several Easter coloring books in bookstores or online, but you can also make your own for free.

First, obtain a blank 8.5 x 11-inch page and proceed to either insert your own clip art or select one from the internet. Text can be added to the coloring pages, and various font styles can be utilized.

Finally, the finished product can be saved as a PDF or JPG file and printed.

Once a collection of coloring pages has been created, they can be assembled into a unique coloring book. This can be done by binding the pages together using a little glue.

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Christian Entertainment

Consider adding some Bible-based TV show DVDs and music to their Easter baskets this year! These gift items not only provide entertainment but also help kids learn more about the Bible and grow their faith.

Some great options to consider include the "VeggieTales 25th Anniversary 10-Movie Collection," which features everyone's favorite animated vegetables and their adventures in learning about biblical principles.

The DVD set "The Buck Denver Asks... What's in the Bible?" would also be a fantastic option, covering volumes 1-5 with fun, engaging storytelling and plenty of humor to keep kids entertained while they learn. And for some musical fun, check out the "Bible Singalong Collection."

Bunny Pajama Set

If you're looking for a cozy and cute Easter gift for kids, a bunny pajama set is a great choice. Not only are they adorable, but the little ones will love snuggling up in them.

Find a set that includes a sleep shirt and pants with an elasticized waistband and rib-knit cuffs, making them comfortable for bedtime or lounging around the house.

Chocolate Bunnies 

Indulging in chocolates during Easter has been a tradition for years, and it never gets old. The sweet and creamy taste of chocolate, coupled with the cute bunny shapes, makes it even more enjoyable.

Chocolates are a classic treat that has stood the test of time and remains a crowd favorite for kids.

Whether it is a milk chocolate or dark chocolate lover, the sight of a chocolate bunny is enough to bring joy to any celebration.

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There are many options available that align with Christian values and will remind your loved ones of the true meaning of Easter for either adults or kids.

From books and DVDs to chocolates and bunny pajama sets, there are many creative and meaningful ways to celebrate this special occasion and spread joy and inspiration to those around you.

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