How to Make a Resurrection Garden for Family Devotions

How to Make a Resurrection Garden for Family Devotions

A resurrection garden is a fun project that can spark interesting family devotions. It’s a great way to celebrate Lent with your children. You’ll need to build it several weeks before Easter so the grass seed has time to grow.

I wrote about the spiritual meanings of the different pieces in this post. You can use this information to teach your children the meaning of the resurrection garden and how God grows our faith during Lent.

Building your resurrection garden is quick, easy, and inexpensive. Here’s a step-by-step breakdown of how to do it.

Place a 4″ diameter clay pot on its side near the center of a 12″ plastic or clay plant tray.

build step 1

Mound potting soil over and around the clay pot, saving room for a path.

build step 2

Scatter grass seed all over the potting soil.

build step 3

Make a path with rocks.

build step 5

Place a large stone at the “cave” entrance.

build step 6

Water the soil lightly with a spray bottle.  Set in a sunny window and check daily.  Do not allow soil to dry out, but do not overwater either.

During Passion Week, you will add twig crosses, and your grass seed will be green and beautiful then.

Click here to access my free 40 Day Resurrection Garden Devotional.

The material is written for tweens on up, or you can simply use the daily Bible verses to spark discussion with younger children. It’s also good for personal Bible study during the Lenten season.

Resurrection Garden Family Devotional

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