Mary (Mother of Jesus)

Mary, the Mother of Jesus, had to be an amazing young lady. We don't know exactly how old she was at the time of Jesus' birth, but she may have been in her early 20s at the oldest. And yet, she endured the challenges that came with being pregnant before she wed Joseph. And then she had the challenge of raising Jesus as a typical Jewish boy in a family with other siblings. We may not know much about her, but she certainly was a significant biblical character. The activities listed here are about Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Mary’s Story Match Game

Luke 1:26-56 tells us the Angel Gabriel appeared to a young woman named Mary. Gabriel announced that she would have a special baby—Jesus, the Messiah! This happened before Mary and Joseph were married and teaches that Jesus was special, not just because He was the Messiah, but because He was conceived miraculously by the power…

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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 Told About Jesus Large Jigsaw Puzzle

In Matthew 1, we find the story of Joseph and how he reacted to the news of Mary’s pregnancy. When Joseph, who was betrothed (similar to an engagement) to Mary, learned that Mary was pregnant, he was bewildered and hurt, believing she had been unfaithful to him. But, Joseph was a good man and didn’t…

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Mary’s Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle

God had been orchestrating the events leading up to the birth of Jesus, the Messiah, since Genesis 3:15. Like other characters in the story of Jesus’ birth, John the Baptist was part of God’s great plan of redemption and restoration. When Mary, the Mother of Jesus, learned that she would be the mother of the…

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Gabriel Spoke to Mary Large Jigsaw Puzzle

The story of the Angel Gabriel’s visit to the young Mary is familiar to many of us and is an endearing part of the larger Christmas story. It’s not difficult to imagine the fear Mary felt as a young woman when Gabriel suddenly appeared to her. The visible presence of God, or His messenger, is…

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Jesus Was Born In Bethlehem Large Jigsaw Puzzle

The Town of Bethlehem is among the best known towns in all of history. Many people quickly recognize it as the birthplace of Jesus. It was to this village that Mary and Joseph traveled in order to participate in the Roman census that had been ordered. And, it was in Bethlehem that Mary gave birth…

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Mary’s Story Video Overview

This video provides a brief overview of the highlights of Mary’s Story found in Luke 1:26-56, where Gabriel tells Mary she will conceive a baby of the Holy Spirit. She then travels to visit her relative, Elizabeth, and rejoices with her about what God is doing.

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God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition Christmas Activity Book

God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition is a downloadable set of resources designed to be used by families and teachers to help children learn about selected Bible events. Each package comes with a parents guide, a digital story book, a craft reproducibles PDF, and a collection of printable PDF activities. This is the printable…

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God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition Christmas Craft Reproducibles

God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition is a downloadable set of resources designed to be used by families and teachers to help children learn about selected Bible events. Each package comes with a parents guide, a digital story book, a craft reproducibles PDF, and a collection of printable PDF activities. This is the craft…

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