Top 10 Children's Songs for Easter

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We would like to share our top 10 Easter songs with you AND inspire you to get crafty with some fun Easter activities for kids!

These Easter songs are perfect for assemblies, singing in the classroom or for junior church and all age worship – whether you'd like to focus on the traditional story of Easter or the broader theme of Spring and new life… and not forgetting the Easter bunny of course! 

As you know, there’s so much more to our fabulous collections of songs than just the music and lyrics. Lots of our books are full of wonderful curriculum links to explore and get the most out of the songs you sing. 
So, particularly for Easter we have paired 5 of these top 10 Easter songs with special Easter crafts for kids - click on the links below to access printable PDFs with simple step-by-step instructions and enjoy getting creative! 
Easter Jubilation – ESSENTIAL Easter Hymns
Age 5-11
A songbook filled with fabulous Easter hymns for children.
Kick up your heels with this frolicking celebration song! Children won't be able to help themselves by joining in the dance during this catchy upbeat track.
CRAFT: Shake your maracas and celebrate with joy! Children will love making and decorating these Egg-cellent Maracas - click here for simple step-by-step instructions on how to create them.

Easter Bunny – The Niki Davies Book Of Songs For Spring And Summer 
Age 3-7
A songbook filled with lots of Easter songs for younger years.
A brilliant song for Music and Movement! Perfect for younger children who can pretend to be the Easter Bunny running around looking for lots of Easter eggs.

Hip, Hip, Hooray! – Sing™ Easter 
Age 5-11
A great songbook filled with exciting Easter songs for schools.
With a wonderful African flavour, the three thought-provoking verses and a lively, celebratory chorus reflect on both the despair and the joy of the Easter story.
CRAFT: Join in the chorus with these handmade Bongo Drums and celebrate in true carnival style! - click here for simple step-by-step instructions on how to create them.

Three Days That Changed The World – Sing™ Easter 
Age 5-11 
A great fun, upbeat song telling us of the good news of Easter, with a modern twist!

He's Alive! – Songs For EVERY Easter 
Age 5-11
Fabulous and fun Easter songs and even more exciting Easter activities for children.
A fantastic song, complete with strong melodies and exultant fanfares to celebrate the true message of Easter: "And He lives to reign forever more".
CRAFT: Use these fantastic Resurrection Eggs to retell the Easter story. Each numbered egg holds a different prop that signifies a part of the Easter story, can you guess what's in number 12 - click here for simple step-by-step instructions on how to create them.

When I Think About The Cross – ESSENTIAL Easter Hymns
Age 5-11
A simple song that reflects on the complex theme of why Jesus had to die on the cross at Easter.

Do You Like My Easter Bonnet? – My World: Easter 
Age 3-7
Our fabulous new Easter songbook!
A great, fun song for younger children - sing about the different colours and decorations found on Easter bonnets and enjoy parading your bonnet with pride!
CRAFT: Make your very own Easter bonnet! Younger children will love flaunting their handmade hats in an Easter bonnet parade while singing this song - "I'll parade my Easter bonnet, 'Cause it's all things new!"click here for simple step-by-step instructions on how to create them.

Spring Chicken – Songs For EVERY Easter 
Age 5-11
An Out of the Ark classic! Young children will have a ball as, one by one, four little chicks hatch out in time for the cheeky, bouncy chorus. Join in with the Spring Chicken Dance, watch the video and learn the moves.

Have You Heard? (He Has Risen) – Songs For EVERY Occasion  
Age 5-11
The Easter story sung in a rock-gospel, bluesy groove! The resurrection of Jesus is retold in a modern musical style that children are sure to enjoy.
CRAFT: Having sung about the resurrection of Jesus, create your own mini Resurrection Garden! Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to create one. - click here for simple step-by-step instructions on how to create one.

Hungry Little Caterpillar – My World: Easter
Age 3-7
A fantastic song to use as an introduction to the life cycle of a butterfly and perfect for use in Music and Movement. Act out all the different stages of the life cycle as the song is sung.

For a whole host of Easter ideas, why not visit our Easter Pinterest board
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