If you’re looking for a book to tuck into your child’s Easter basket, try J is for Jesus (Augsburg Books, 2006; www.augsburgbooks.org; 800-328-4648). Author Debbie Trafton O’Neal teaches children ages 4 to 8 the meaning behind the season. Children can take a rhyming alphabetical journey, following Jesus through Holy Week, to Easter and the resurrection.
The book includes activities with easy-to-follow instructions. Families can make place mats or table runners, window paintings, banners or flags, or a diorama.
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