Lesson 46: Jesus Christ Is the Greatest Gift (Christmas)

Lesson

Primary 2 Lesson 46: Jesus Christ is the Greatest Gift (Christmas)- The purpose of this lesson is to appreciate the gift of our Savior.

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

The following links are for LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.


Teacher Study

"The Wondrous and True Story of Christmas" by President Gordon B. Hinckley

12 Days of Christmas Hymns- Quick study to strengthen your testimony


Music

 "He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34 

"Silent Night"- Hymn #204

"Away in a Manger"- Children's Songbook pg. 42

"Mary's Lullaby"- Children's Songbook pg. 44

"Oh, Hush Thee, My Baby"- Children's Songbook pg. 48

Videos

Over five pages of Christmas videos can be found here

Jesus Christ is Born- Illustrated scripture story about 1 1/2 minutes

A Light Unto All: A Christmas Gift (about 5 1/2 minutes)- The gift is the same no matter what language you speak.


 
 

My Primary 2 Lesson 46 handout packet includes

  • Easy to finish Christmas coupons to go with the Card Activity in the manual
  • You may also want to use the Build Your Own Christmas Scenes as a part of your lesson. It includes a Nativity scene, the Wise Men Coming, Shepherds Seeing the Angel, and what happened among the Nephites.
Don't worry! I'll be here to help you through next year too! 

Activity Ideas

Christmas Tree Matching- match the symbols to their meaning

The Christmas Story- find the differences between these two reenactments

The Christmas Story- (scroll down) Use the pictures to tell the story or make them into ornaments like the idea above it.

Make Your Own Manger- Cute craft with a simple paper bag

Nativity Craft- Simple stable to make plus learn how to draw a sheep

Nativity Cut-outs- Make this pop out scene of the nativity

Nativity Figures and facts- Match the facts to the pictures; mix them up or play it like memory

Star of Bethlehem- How many times can you find the word star 

The Gifts and Fruit of the Spirit- Word search (older kids)

The Greatest Gift- Make these ornaments and talk about the scriptures

The Wondrous Nativity- Make a pop out nativity scene

I am the Light of the World- Bright Idea poster

Come Unto Christ- Bright Idea poster- If you can plan ahead and take a picture of your class. Then cut out the picture of the children and replace with your class picture

God So Loves You- Mormonad

Coloring Pages

Isaiah Prophesies of Jesus Christ's Birth (manger scene)

Jesus Christ is Born (manger scene)

The Nativity (pieces to color and glue to make a scene)

The Christmas Story (split scene- one with the shepherds, one in the manger)

The First Christmas (Wise men dot to dot and coloring)

Jesus Grew Up in a Righteous Family (close up of Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus)