Easter in a Box – The Movie

Easter in a Box – The Movie is a simple, fresh and imaginative way for churches to share the Easter story with their local schools.

What is it?

Children are invited to imagine they are on a movie set, watching the filming of ‘Easter – The Movie’. The plot of the movie is revealed as they unpack 6 boxes. Each box contains props from a scene in the movie. The children…

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Our User Guide tells you all you need to know about Easter in a Box – The Movie, including options for how to host a session. This and the other downloadable resources you need are all free*. Just fill in the form below to create an account.

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We will be running online training sessions in January and February 2024. Click here for more information and to book your place. If you can’t make any of these dates, click here to watch a recorded online training session.

Check out our 3-minute training video here. A shorter promo video is also available here. Feel free to share this with your local school by way of introduction to the resource. You will find other videos with ideas and inspiration on our YouTube channel.

What are people saying about
Easter in a Box – The Movie?

Easter in a Box – The Movie launched in 2021 and was enjoyed by many children across Bristol and beyond. Here are some of the comments we received from teachers, church workers, volunteers and children:

It was engaging and interactive, they were able to link the life and experiences of Jesus to their own lives.

Year 5 Teacher

I enjoyed writing about what it would have felt like to be there and what I would say to each character.


The movie maps and the egg boxes to take home were a great way of helping children share what they had been doing with their families.

Church Worker

Great questions arose with every box.

Year 4 Teacher

The children loved the clapperboards!

Church Worker

I really enjoyed learning about Jesus and his story.


How can we help?

We love to see churches serving their local schools through deepening relationships. Hosting an Easter in a Box – The Movie session is one of the ways churches can do this. We would love to hear from you if you would like any support in hosting Easter in a Box – The Movie, or in anything related to building a connection with your local school. We work mainly with churches in the Bristol region.

We welcome donations

All our Easter in a Box resources, training and services are free! We welcome donations towards the cost of our work. A gift of £300 enables us to provide a church with a set of boxes. A gift of £70 enables us to provide a set of resources for a class. Visit our online CAF Giving page.