Lesson 45: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter)


The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 45: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter) is to understand that Jesus Christ was resurrected.

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

The following are all links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise noted. 

Teacher Study

"He Is Risen!" by President Thomas S. Monson (Prophet and President)

"Resurrection" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks (Quorum of the 12 Apostles)


"Jesus Said Love Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 61

"Did Jesus Really Live Again?"- Children's Songbook pg. 64

"Jesus Has Risen"- Children's Songbook pg. 70

"Jesus Loved the Little Children"- Children's Songbook pg. 59

"Jesus is Our Loving Friend"- Children's Songbook pg. 58

"Easter Hosanna"- Children's Songbook pg. 68

"He Died That We Might Live Again"- Children's Songbook pg. 65

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34

"Hosanna"- Children's Songbook pg. 66

"On a Golden Springtime"- Children's Songbook pg. 88


My Primary 1 Lesson 45 Handout Packet includes

  • Colored Jesus Christ Loves Me posters- boy and girl version. Get a photo of each student and glue their head on the bodies then laminate or frame so they can have a constant reminder. These are great for kids to look at during the sacrament. 
  • Coloring page version of Jesus Christ Loves Me posters- boy and girl version. Bring googley eyes, yarn, and other fun coloring things like glitter markers (my kids love these).

Activity Ideas

An Easter Testimony- Put the pictures in order to unscramble the message.

He Sent His Son- Booklet that can easily be put into eggs too

Jesus Christ Lives- Put these pictures in order

Picturing Easter- A simple puzzle 

The Easter Story- Pictures telling the story

Easter Week- Cut the pictures out to talk about the events that led up to Easter Sunday.

Easter: A story for you to tell- Small pictures to tell the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection

Easter Footsteps- A map showing some key events the few days before His crucifixion 

Joy to the World- Poster...there would be no Christmas if there had not been Easter

Easter Images and Memes- 2 pages of great ones to use.  Include them in Easter eggs, use them as Easter cards for friends and family, or just decorate with them. Also see this collection of Easter images.

The First Easter- Rebus Story

Coloring Pages

Baby Jesus or use this one

Jesus Christ is Baptized or this one

Jesus Christ Blesses the Little Children or this one

Jesus Teaching

Jesus Christ Feeds the 5,000

Jesus Walks on Water (scroll down)

Jesus Christ Heals the 10 Lepers or use this one or this one of Him healing the girl

Mary Sees the Empty Tomb or Mary at the Tomb Seeing Jesus

Jesus in the Americas or use this one

I Love my Savior

My Faith in Jesus Grows (take the sacrament) or use this one

Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example for Me

Easter and the Signs of Spring (comes with a story)