Let’s meet Anna and Simeon!

Let’s meet Anna and Simeon who saw Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem. We read about them in Luke 2:22-38. This story isn’t always told at Christmas time but it fits in between the visit of the Shepherds and the arrival of the Wise men. (When Herod starts to anxiously look for Jesus in Matthew… Read More Let’s meet Anna and Simeon!

The Wise Men find The King

This story is from Matthew 2:1-18 To tell the story you need – some Wise Men, toy camels and a star. You can add some actions too – stars with hands (like in twinkle, twinkle little star), running, looking, kneeling. The story Bible Truth for Toddlers – Jesus is King Far away from where Jesus… Read More The Wise Men find The King

How to make a shepherd

Printable instructions for making a paper plate shepherd. You can make a shepherd to add to a Nativity display or use to tell the Christmas Story. Here’s the a paper plate nativity… You can print the above by clicking on download…

Paper Plate Nativity

Links to ‘how to make’ the characters (specifically the angels but the same basic idea is used for Mary, Joseph and the shepherds too) and the manger The stable is a cardboard box covered in tissue paper. If you cover the inside of the box with yellow paint or tissue paper the characters will show… Read More Paper Plate Nativity

Shepherd craft

Luke tells us that shepherds were told that the Saviour had been born! ‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord’ Luke 2:11 So here are some shepherds to make … using paper plates