Take a walk through your neighborhood or a nearby park. Look for cross symbols around you. They can be in nature, or human created. When you find these crosses, stop and think about how God continues to show up to surprise us, how the symbol of God’s love (the cross) continues to be present with us, and how God is at work even now to redeem the world.
This is a sad story for anyone but especially young children. It’s hard to explain that Jesus would only be dead for a few days. Talk about what things make them sad.