“Wise Men Follow His Star” Coloring Page

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In Matthew 2:2 the wise men travel seeking the new king of Israel. What they discover is a young child who was God come in human flesh. While they did not arrive until some months (or up to 2 years) after Jesus was born, it was at the star above Bethlehem that appeared when he […]

Christmas Angel Coloring Page

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When the angels announced the birth of Jesus Christ, they brought a message of peace and goodwill on the Earth. This coloring page is based on that scripture text in Luke 2:14. This coloring sheet and printable illustrations can be used in any ministry context, but they would be most helpful in a Sunday School […]

“Jesus and Santa” Cartoon & Coloring Page

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This playful coloring sheet and cartoon will help children remember that even Santa (the historical figure) was a follower of Jesus. The dialogue balloon shows Santa saying, “Hear ye HIM, not me.” You can use the coloring sheets as an activity or simply print the full color illustration below to discuss the differences between Jesus […]

Advent Candles Coloring Pages

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This simple coloring sheet can be used to teach children the meaning behind the Advent candles used in many churches. There is room for the children to label each candle with the theme of the week (i.e. hope, peace, etc). This is a departure from my usual humorous cartoon style. I realize many churches in […]

Candy Cane Christmas Games for Sunday School

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Themed lessons are ideal for Sunday School–especially during major holidays like Christmas! Delicious and colorful candy canes are easy to find and they make good props for Sunday School lessons and games. Fill in those blank slots in your classroom schedule with candy cane Christmas games. Keep a stash of canes on hand throughout the […]

3 Ways to Tell the Christmas Story

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Oh the Nativity! What a magnificent and detailed story we have about God’s love for mankind. It’s a narrative that deserves reverence and a more than a half-hearted, annual re-telling . As children’s ministers, it’s our awesome job to share this wonderful tale of love to our children with as much excitement as we can. […]