Christmas Bible Activities

Even children can begin to grasp the spiritual significance of Jesus' coming down from heaven, living a holy life, and telling people what God is like. In fact, it resonates with them, because Jesus came as a baby, and before he became a man he was a child. The Bible activities below highlight Bible stories with a Christmas theme. For other Christmas ideas and suggestions, click on Seasons & Holidays in the main navigation above and then select Christmas.

Simeon and Anna Puppets

Simeon, Anna, Jesus, and Mary and Joseph are featured in this puppet activity for children and preschoolers. A temple background also is provided. Give your kids a creative and fun way to learn the Bible story recorded in Luke 2:21-39 by letting them act it out with these puppets!

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Prophets Told About Jesus’ Birth Word Search

Finding key words related to two Messianic prophecies in the Old Testament—one from Isaiah and the other from Micah—is challenging, fun, and educational! You’ll have fun working this word search puzzle, because it’s a Bible activity for children that adults also will enjoy!

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Prophets Told About God’s Son Word Tiles

“God’s Son will be born in Bethlehem.” Micah wasn’t quite this explicit, but, inspired by God’s Holy Spirit, he foretold this very event. Your children will love these word tiles and have great fun putting them in the proper order.

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Children's Bible Puzzle Activity About the Prophets

Prophets Told About God’s Son Puzzle

This Bible activity for children is a jigsaw puzzle highlighting the fact that in the Old Testament Jesus’ birth was foretold hundreds of years before it occurred. Many things were—and are—special about Jesus!

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Shepherds Told of Jesus Spot the Differences

This spot the differences activity is great fun for older preschoolers and younger children. Eleven differences exist between the two images. Several important things about the pictures are the same, however—one of them is that in both images, shepherds are worshiping the newborn Savior of the world!

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The Visit From the Wise Men Spot the Differences

As they spot the differences between two pictures of the wise men’s visit to see and honor the child Jesus, children will learn of the importance of worshiping Jesus.

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Wise Men Hidden Pictures

Finding the hidden items in this picture of the wise men gives children a fun activity to do as they learn that the wise men worshiped Jesus.

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Travel With the Wise Men: Maze

Helping the wise men find the child Jesus by working this maze helps children understand that the wise men had to travel to see Jesus.

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