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Lent Starts on March 2nd

21 January 2022

Lent Starts on March 2nd

This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, March 2nd – also known as Ash Wednesday. It’s never too early to start preparing for Lent, both for yourself and with your family.

This month, we have a fabulous new book, The Easter Tree! A creative and interactive way for children and the family to prepare for Lent and Easter.

The Easter Tree

A Lent Activity and Story Book

An activity and story book combine for an interactive and reflective way to count the days through Lent to Easter.

The Easter Tree represents following the example of Jesus, introducing children to the stories in the Gospels in anticipation of his resurrection. Decorate a budding tree branch with 40 easy-to-make symbols and read short stories about Jesus life and teachings that each symbol represents. Templates for the symbols and Bible references are provided along with a reflection and simple Lent challenge.

For more children’s titles on how to prepare for Lent, take a look at our best Easter Books for Kids and Families blog post here.

Looking for more Adult Lent books? Take a look at our Through the Year 365 devotional series, or our Bible readings, study, and meditations here. Or, read our Celebrate the Season of Lent blog post to explore our wonderful selection of much loved devotionals, prayers and children’s Easter stories here.