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 Activities
On the Sunday prior to His crucifixion, Jesus entered into Jerusalem on a donkey and was praised by the people. This was the beginning of what is often called the Passion Week. He knew the cross was before Him. His entire life and ministry was coming down to this final few days. His triumphal entry into Jerusalem made the point that Jesus was, indeed, the long-awaited Messiah and King. But it also made the point that He was not the kind of king they were expecting. These activities are about this amazing event.
When Jesus entered into Jerusalem on the Sunday prior to His crucifixion, He was greeted by the people honoring Him with palm branches. This super simple craft will help children remember the special way the people honored Jesus with palm fronds.
This free, printable color page, based on John 12:12-15, will help children learn that we should honor Jesus in our lives. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.
This Bible activity for preschoolers is an eight-piece jigsaw puzzle showing the people of Jerusalem welcoming Jesus into the city with shouts as they waved palm branches in His honor.
This Bible activity for preschoolers is a matching game highlighting the event we celebrate every year on Palm Sunday—Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
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 Bible activity for children is a word tiles exercise that reinforces the shout of welcome that the people gave to Jesus as He rode into Jerusalem on a donkey.
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.