When Jesus entered Jerusalem on the Sunday prior to His crucifixion, He was honored with songs and palm branches. This story illustration will help children understand that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and is worthy of our worship.
Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem
Just a few days before He was crucified, Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem as the people waved palm branches and shouted "Hosanna! He who comes in the name of the Lord is the blessed One--the King of Israel!" (John 12:13) We remember and celebrate this event on Palm Sunday. His triumphal entry into Jerusalem declared that Jesus is the King of kings. This joyful welcome is the focus of the Bible activities for kids listed below.
When Jesus entered into Jerusalem on the Sunday prior to His crucifixion, He was greeted by the people honoring Him with palm branches. This Palm Sunday Bible Craft will help children remember the special way the people honored Jesus.
This free, printable Palm Sunday coloring page, based on the story of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry, illustrates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and will help kids learn that we should honor Jesus in all we do and that Jesus is like no other!
This Palm Sunday jigsaw puzzle, based on Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 1:1-10; Luke 19:28-40; and John 12:12-15, is interesting and fun and will reinforce the story as it helps kids learn that Jesus is worthy of our worship and he truly is like no other!
This Palm Sunday matching game features close-ups of Jesus and others who were excited to see Him make His Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. This free, printable activity will help kids learn what happened that day and that Jesus is worthy of our worship!
This connect-the-dots Bible activity for children is a fun and engaging art project designed to highlight Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. It will help your children remember what happened on that first Palm Sunday.
This Palm Sunday word tile activity is both fun and memorable. What did the people shout as Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey? This exercise provides the answer and will help kids learn that Jesus is worthy of worship and like no other!
This is a wonderful Palm Sunday Bible activity for older children—a word search puzzle that includes a hidden message. Can your children find all ten hidden words—and the hidden message as well? Sharpen your pencils! Answers are provided.