The Shepherds

Most of us are familiar with the story of the shepherds keeping watch over their flocks the night Jesus was born. The fact that they were the first recipients of the good news helps us understand that God's ways are not our ways. The ways of His Kingdom are not the ways of the world. These free, printable activities about the shepherds will help children learn about this fascinating story and discover important truths about how God works!

Shepherds Told About Jesus Coded Words

It was just another night in the fields for the shepherds we read about in Luke chapter 2, until the angels appeared and told them the Messiah had come as a baby and was nearby in Bethlehem. Like many Jews at that time, the shepherds were waiting for the Messiah and hoping He would come…

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Shepherds Praised God for Jesus Large Jigsaw Puzzle

In Luke 2, we find the story of Jesus’ birth and the amazing circumstances surrounding it. Luke’s story tells about nearby shepherds who were among the first to learn about Jesus’ humble birth. These shepherds played an important role in this story, as they were the first ones to worship the new Messiah and then…

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The Shepherds’ Story Word Tiles

This free, printable Shepherds’ Story Word Tiles activity, based on Luke 2:8-18, can help children rejoice over Jesus’ birth just like the Shepherds did. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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The Shepherds’ Story Video Overview

This video provides a brief overview of the highlights of what we call The Shepherds’ Story found in Luke 2:8-20. Simply click on the image below to view the video that is just over 3 minutes and 40 seconds. All of the videos related to the Christmas story are on the site as well as other related…

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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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God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition Christmas Story 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 PDF parents guide, a digital story book, a craft reproducibles PDF, and a collection of printable PDF activities. This is the…

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God’s Unfolding Story for Kids: Home Edition Christmas Parents Guide

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 parents…

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Shepherds Told About Jesus Parents Connect Page

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes a Parents Connect page to help parents or guardians reinforce the lesson at home during the week following the lesson. This is the Shepherds Told About Jesus Parents Connect Page (NT04L4PC). Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or download the lesson PDF.

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