Christmas Activities

The Christmas season is when we, as Christians, celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It is more than an annual shopping extravaganza. Who could imagine that God Himself would come to earth as a baby? This tiny, vulnerable child came to die for us. He is at once a newborn infant and our eternal King. The free, printable Christmas activities and resources below can help you teach children the true meaning of Christmas.

The Wise Men Told About Jesus Color by Number

The story of the wise men (Magi) traveling to visit the child “who has been born king of the Jews” is a familiar story found in Matthew chapter 2. The story is filled with drama and intrigue and reveals how low some people (King Herod) will stoop to protect their position and power and how…

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Word Search for Joseph’s Story

Matthew wanted his readers to believe that Jesus was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament. So, in Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew recorded the true story of an angel appearing to Joseph to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The angel told Joseph that the baby Mary was carrying was conceived…

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The Shepherds’ Story Spot the Differences

The story of Jesus’ birth is a familiar and beloved story. And it’s entirely true! According to Luke 2:8-20, on the night of Jesus’ birth, there were humble shepherds in the fields nearby Bethlehem. A host of angels appeared to the shepherds and told them of the Messiah’s birth. Excited, they went quickly to find…

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The Shepherd’s Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle

The story of Jesus’ birth is a familiar and beloved story. And it’s entirely true! Among other interesting details, Luke’s story (found in Luke chapter 2) tells about nearby shepherds who were among the first to learn about Jesus’ humble birth. These lowly shepherds, near the bottom of the social ladder, were the first ones…

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Joseph’s Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle

Matthew wanted his readers to believe that Jesus was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament. So, in Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew recorded the true story of an angel appearing to Joseph to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The angel told Joseph that the baby Mary was carrying was conceived…

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Prophets’ Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle (2)

Long before Jesus was born, the prophet Isaiah told of a time when a special child would be born. Isaiah said “the government will be on His shoulders” (Isaiah 9:6). Micah prophesied about Bethlehem and said, “One will come from you to be ruler over Israel for Me” (Micah 5:2). Other prophecies announced the birth…

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Mary’s Story Support from Sunday School University

Sunday School Zone has partnered with Sunday School University to provide additional help for adults who want to better understand the story of Mary, Jesus’ mother. This video was created to help teachers of adults lead a Bible study on Luke 1:26-35; the story of the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary announcing the birth of Jesus. The better you understand the story, the better you’ll be able to communicate the truth(s) of the story to the children you are teaching.

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Shepherds Told About Jesus Jigsaw Puzzle

According to Luke 2:8-20, on the night of Jesus’ birth there were humble shepherds watching their sheep in the fields nearby Bethlehem. A host of angels suddenly appeared to these shepherds and told them of the Messiah’s birth. Excited, they went quickly to find the baby. They were anxious to see the King they had…

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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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