A must-have for an Easter program is Roman Soldier costumes. Roman Solder costumes can be quite expensive, depending on your budget, you have many choices. But, a Roman Solder, or Centurion, helmet and swords and a shield is a must! Prices can vary and below are some Roman Soldier costume ideas.
Your church Easter program will include Roman Soldiers, and whether played by adults or children, require some authentic costumes and soldier accessories.
Most of your Sunday school children will play a character in your biblical Easter program, and boys in particular, will want to play a Roman Soldier. Below are Roman Soldier (and Gladiator) costumes, helmets, play armor and swords, to help your children fit the role of the biblical characters in the Easter story of Jesus Christ dying on the cross and don’t forget His glorious resurrection!
Roman Soldier Costume for Boys
This Roman Soldier, or Gladiator, costume composes of vinyl body armor with attached cape, tunic, arm bands, arm cuffs armbands, leg guards and headband. The Roman Solider body armor, and armbands, come with excellent details, and are based on old armor replicas and available, but not included.
You can wear your own sandals for your Roman Costume and to make them look like a gladiator style, try using some brown ribbon about an inch wide (or a color close to your sandal color) and you can tie the ribbon from you sandals and lace it around your lower legs, this will give you more of a gladiator look.
A word of warning, the small children at your Easter program may be scared by the intensity of the Roman soldiers. You can have a gentler Children’s Ministry Easter skit, for introducing your young Sunday school children to the Easter story ahead of time to see how they react.
Kid’s Roman Soldier Costume Ideas
Kids Roman Soldier Costumes
Dress your child as the part of a Roman solider, or warrior, with this Spartan-inspired costume that comes with the body armor )with attached belt and leather-like cape), with a shirt tunic, medallion, wrist cuff, leg ties, and a headband. Sword is available separately.
Kids Roman Warrior Costume for boys
This Roman soldier, or warrior, costume for boys comes with the knee-length tunic with the body armor, gauntlets, tunic with attached red cape, and the shin guards.
Jesus Carrying Cross Bible Illustration
Photo courtesy Sweet Media
Kids Gladiator Costume
Dress your child as the part of a Roman solider, or warrior, with this affordable costume that comes with the shirt, tunic, and pants that have the attached boot tops. Sword is available separately
Roman Soldier Costumes for Kids
Traditional Roman soldier costume for boys, with a cool red tunic with shoulder drape, shin guards, and the headpiece.
It was the third hour when they crucified him.
The written notice of the charge against him read:
The King of the Jews.
They crucified two robbers with him,
one on his right and one on his left.
Mark 15:25-27 (New International Version)