The purpose of Primary 2 Lesson 7: The Birth of Jesus Christ Brought Joy to the Earth is to feel the joy that came when Jesus was born.
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- Handout these cute Nativity themed chocolates to your class this Sunday.
- Bring props to act it out or have fun singing some Christmas hymns!
- Add candles to their birthday month cupcake included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following are links to LDS.org unless otherwise stated.
Birth of Jesus (from Mormon.org)
Once in Royal David's City- Hymn #205
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks- Hymn #211
With Wondering Awe- Hymn #210
Away in a Manger- Children's Songbook pg. 42
Christmas Bells- Children's Songbook pg. 54
Have a Very Merry Christmas!- Children's Songbook pg. 51
Little Jesus- Children's Songbook pg. 39
Mary's Lullaby- Children's Songbook pg. 44
Oh, Hush Thee, My Baby- Children's Songbook pg. 48
Once within a Lowly Stable- Children's Songbook pg. 41
Picture a Christmas- Children's Songbook pg. 50
Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus- Children's Songbook pg. 36
Sleep, Little Jesus- Children's Songbook pg. 47
Stars Were Gleaming- Children's Songbook pg. 37
The Nativity Song- Children's Songbook pg. 52
The Shepherd's Carol (Round)- Children's Songbook pg. 40
There was Starlight on the Hillside- Children's Songbook pg. 40
When Joseph Went to Bethlehem- Children's Songbook pg. 38
Who Is the Child?- Children's Songbook pg. 46
If you want to listen to the music only, you can download the music for the Christmas hymns and Children's Songs here.
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My Primary 2 Lesson 7 handout packet includes
- Coloring page with Luke 2:10 about the Shepherds. Glue cotton balls on the sheep and star stickers for the sky!
- Nativity coloring page
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A Nativity Presentation- A script that you can use to help the kids act out the Christmas story.
Christmas Advent Wreath- While it's supposed to be an advent, it would be fun to glue the pictures on to the wreath.
Christmas Music Quiz- (older classes) Fill in the blanks.
Paper Plate Dove- Could make this paper plate dove as a Christmas craft and talk about the symbolism.
Nativity Garland (scroll down)- String the pictures to make a garland or a necklace or mobile.
The First Christmas- A dot to dot of the wise men.
Find the Differences- Spot all the differences in this nativity scene.
The Christmas Story (scroll down)- A picture you can use as you tell the story- point to the parts or cut out and make a collage, necklace, etc.
Nativity Craft- Make this craft for your lesson or teach the kids how to draw sheep.
Nativity Cutouts- Can make this one 3D but also cut out and make a scene.
Star of Bethlehem- (older classes) How many times can you find the word star.
The Wondrous Nativity- Another scene to put together- may work best as a lesson visual.
Two Witnesses of Jesus Birth- Silhouettes to use with a shadow box or just attach sticks to them and have the kids use them in a shadow puppet show.
"Come Unto Christ"- Poster
"Oh, Come Let Us Adore Him"- Poster
Christmas Play- (older classes) Solve the puzzle to find the message.
Christmas Tree- Maze
Lisa's Christmas Countdown- Story told with picture helps.
Christmas Tree Matching- Match the Christmas objects to their symbolic meanings.
Getting Ready for Christmas- A manger template that you can put together then glue straw on.
Christmas Word Search- (older classes) Search for the words
Christmas is About Christ- Craft idea, ways to remember Christmas, and fill in the blanks.
The Christmas Story- A sliding story craft
Keeping Christmas- A story with ideas on how to keep Christmas all year round.
Christmas Mosaic- Use this picture outline to make a mosaic.
Merry Christmas! Game- Basically Bingo but the kids can make their own boards.
Christmas Carol Crossword- (older classes) Crossword
Christmas Workshop- A craft of baby Jesus and a manger
A Week for the Christmas Story- Supposed to be an advent but you could do the activities as a class then put the pictures on.
Find even more resources focused on the Christmas story.