Celebrating Holy Week with Toddlers & Preschoolers: Day 2, Anointing and Passover

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See day 1 here: Palm Sunday / Hosanna!

Day 2: Jesus anointed / prepares for the Last Supper

Note: The anointing of Jesus’ feet by Mary of Bethany actually happened before Palm Sunday.

Read Jesus’ anointing from The Jesus Storybook Bible

Color pictures in The Gigantic Coloring Book of Bible Stories

Make reed diffusers to place around the apartment


Make matzah


Talk about Passover, why it was celebrated, read Exodus story from children’s Bible

Do Easter egg hunt where one of the eggs has a piece of matzah in it. Parallel breaking bread to breaking of Christ’s body. Whoever finds the matzah egg gets a quarter for their piggy bank!

If more time: make salt dough and let kids play with it, “making bread”

Anointing/Passover Playlist

(yes, this is a lot more random than yesterday’s, but the topic was a little more difficult!)

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