“Countdown to Easter,” Friend, Apr. 2023, 8.
Countdown to Easter
The week before Easter, do an activity each day to follow Jesus. Then color in the footprint. Start with footprint 7.
7: The people celebrated and honored Jesus at Jerusalem (see Matthew 21:6–11). Sing a song you like about Jesus.
6: Jesus visited the temple (see Matthew 21:12–16). Draw a picture of the temple.
5: Jesus taught us to love others(see Matthew 22:36–40). Make a card for someone you love.
4: Jesus taught the gospel using stories called parables (see Matthew 25). Share your favorite scripture story with someone.
3: Jesus blessed the sacrament (see Matthew 26:26–28). Read the sacrament prayers in Doctrine and Covenants 20:77, 79.
2: Jesus healed the sick (see Matthew 14:14, Luke 4:40). Call or visit someone who is sick or needs a friend.
1: Jesus prayed to Heavenly Father (see Matthew 26:39). Pray to thank Heavenly Father for your blessings.
Easter Sunday: Read 1 Peter 1:3. Remember the Savior as you celebrate today!