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Easter Skits for Youth Groups: 8 Powerful Church Presentations

Easter skits for youth groups

Easter skits for youth groups have powerful impacts on viewers and performers alike. Whether you use a simple dramatic reading or an elaborate play, the good news about Jesus will shine through.

One church sign proclaims, “Lent is spring training. Easter is opening day!” So prepare for that exciting event—and outreach opportunity—with Easter skits for youth groups. Teens at your church will enjoy preparing and sharing Resurrection-themed dramas that celebrate the empty tomb.

Ideas abound for Easter skits. Many free scripts available online are easy to adapt. Choose one that fits your youth group size and preparation time. Then also consider the ages of participants and the number of adult volunteers.

To prepare an Easter drama, you can rehearse a bit at each regular youth group meeting. But you also might benefit from scheduling separate practices, especially as Holy Week approaches.

Enlist the help of tech-oriented teens to assist with sound and visuals. Ask creative types to design posters and make costumes. Other kids can lead social media publicity campaigns. Add to the excitement by following up a drama presentation with a brunch or other Easter activity.

So check out all these options for Easter skits. Then break a leg!

8 Easter Skits for Youth Groups

1. Shorter Dramas for Holy Week and Easter

This site features a wide variety of brief skits. Kids can present these during worship or for younger Sunday school children. (For longer skits from the same source, click here.)

2. Easter Morning Monologue

Based on John 20:11-18, this presentation is a Resurrection monologue by Mary Magdalene. The author of this dramatic reading is Carol Penner.

3. The Un-Passion

What if Jesus had been selfless and unloving? This Easter drama skit uses that interesting perspective while walking through key New Testament events.