Mary and Joseph

The following Bible Lesson activities feature Mary and Joseph, the mother and adopted father of Jesus.

Where Was Jesus? Crossword Puzzle

We don’t know much about Jesus’ childhood. We do know that when Jesus was 12, He and His family went to Jerusalem for the Passover festival. On the way home, Mary and Joseph noticed Jesus was missing and returned to look for Him. They found Jesus in the temple complex talking with the teachers there.…

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Where Was Jesus? Word Search

The Bible doesn’t tell us much about Jesus’ childhood. We do know that when Jesus was 12, He and His family went to Jerusalem for the Passover festival. On the way home, Mary and Joseph noticed Jesus was missing from the group of people with whom they were traveling. They immediately returned to the city…

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Gabriel Told About Jesus Word Search

The Gospels of Luke and Matthew are the only two Gospels that tell us anything about Jesus’ birth. Each of these two books give us a unique perspective on the Christmas events and help us understand important things that took place. In Luke 1:26-38, we read about the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary, the young…

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Joseph’s Story Video Overview

This video provides a brief overview of the highlights of Joseph’s Story found in Matthew 1:18-25. An angel appears to Joseph to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The baby she is carrying will be the promised Messiah of the Old Testament!

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Boy Jesus in the Temple Story Illustration

When Jesus and His family were visiting Jerusalem, He went missing. After searching, His parents found him in the temple teaching! This story illustration will help kids learn about this event and that Jesus was once a child also, but He was always Lord.

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Joseph and Mary Bible Illustration

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.

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Joseph Told About Jesus Story Illustration

Joseph was chosen to be Jesus’ earthly Father. Joseph was also one of the first people to know that Jesus was on his way. This story illustration will help kids learn about Joseph and see that God is in control of all circumstances in our lives.

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Gabriel Told About Jesus Bible Craft

This Bible craft gives the “bottom line” of Gabriel’s visit to Mary. “Mary will be the mother of Jesus.” This was an important message, not just for Mary, but for everyone today as well. God’s Son was coming into the world! Mary would be his mother, but His Father was God!

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Mary and Joseph Christmas Ornament (Colorable)

Introducing children to the Christmas story (the birth of Jesus) is important not only for their understanding of this holiday, but it’s also an important step in their salvation. This colorable Joseph and Mary Christmas ornament activity will help kids remember the importance of Christmas.

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