When Joseph learned about Mary expecting a baby, it was quite a surprise since they were not yet married. Joseph was a good man, though, and he married Mary and took care of Jesus. This illustration will help kids remember Joseph’s great character.
Matthew 1 Activities
The activities below are related to people, stories, teachings, or events taking place in Matthew 1.
After the angel appeared to Joseph and explained that Mary’s baby would be the Messiah, Joseph no doubt talked to Mary about the angel’s visit. This Christmas tree ornament will help kids remember that Jesus was a special baby, but born in a humble place.
Joseph was chosen to be Jesus’ earthly Father and caretaker. Joseph was also one of the first people to know that Jesus was on his way. This story illustration will help children remember the importance of Joseph in the story of Jesus.
This super easy Christmas angel, based on Matthew 1:18-25, will help children remember the angelic messenger who came to visit Joseph to tell him of Jesus’ birth. It can underscore for kids that Jesus is the promised Messiah, the Son of God.
This Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet calls for kids to write, “You will name the baby Jesus.” This is an adaptation of Matthew 1:21 and will help children remember the importance of Jesus’ name.