Lesson 46: Jesus Christ Made It Possible for Us to Live Forever (Easter)


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 46: Jesus Christ Made It Possible for Us to Live Forever (Easter) is to understand that Jesus Christ made it possible for us to live forever because He loves us.

Teaching Thoughts

The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"He Is Risen!" by President Thomas S. Monson 

"Resurrection" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks 

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"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 Kingdom is Not of This World ( about 5 1/2 minutes)- Jesus is crucified then breaks the bands of death

His Sacred Name- An Easter Declaration (about 3 minutes)- Remember the sacred name, life, and sacrifice of Jesus Christ

He is Risen: John the Beloved's Witness of the Resurrection (about 13 1/2 minutes)- John's testimony of the last events in the Savior's life

He is Risen (about 7 1/2 minutes)- What does the Savior mean to you

Because of Him (about 3 minutes)- What is possible because of His sacrifice for us



My Primary 3 Lesson 46 Easter 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

Easter ABC Fill-in- For older kids, fill in the blanks as you go through the alphabet

Coloring Pages

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)

Jesus Christ Blesses the Little Children or this one