GOD GAVE HIS SON
Christmas crafts from around the world The gift of Jesus Christ is for everyone, everywhere. People all around the world celebrate the Saviour who was born in a stable. He sent His Son to earth to die and pay the penalty for all of our sins. Help your child sense God’s heart for all people everywhere.
Christmas tree – to decorate and colour using ornaments in the shape of letters to form these words: ‘God gave His Son’
Learn the names of Jesus – Craft Colourful strips of paper to make a paper chain or bracelet
Baby Jesus in Manger Craft cut; color; using glitter, sandpaper(!), raffia or paper strips, paper scrap for the blanket; this looks like heaps of fun; would be fabulous for a home made greeting card
Nativity Puppet Theatre to make and color with stage and background; free printable; adorable;
Free Printable Nativity create a manger play set
Nativity Paper Toys free printable; cut, fold and make a rather cute Nativity scene, complete with stable, manger, palm trees, people, animals
Nativity Paper Toys – free printable; cut, fold and make a whole Bible Town
Nativity scene craft to make and color; trendy, modern looking, cute by madebyjoel.com
Nativity Paper Dolls free printable; cute
Christmas Nativity to make craft to adapt and post flat
Nativity Jigsaw Puzzles 6 colourful designs; 20 piece free printable
Nativity to make Free Printable 3-D Nativity to make. Includes stable, people, animals and easy directions.
Nativity Craft or Gift Wrapping Paper free printable; to use in crafts
Free printable Nativity Set fold over pieces to stand up (like cards); in full color or to color
Nativity Paper Dolls to make and color
13 Nativities to make free printable ideas and some ideas to adapt for paper
Nativity – free printable items heaps for younger children, fabulous lapbook items
Birth of Jesus game Christmas links for younger children
Nativity cute finger puppets to cut out and make a stable scene and heaps of other Nativity colouring pages, crafts and puzzles from Activity Village.
Nativity to make in full color or to color; free printable; Nativity Christmas cards to make; origami coloring books
Nativity to color and make free printable
Nativity to make in full color or to color; paper wraps around to make standing 3D figures
Nativity Scene – Fold out Christmas Card to make – when it folds up it looks like a closed barn door – very cute; there is also a Stand up Nativity Scene to make; both are free printable (while you are there, you may like to check out some of her other great ideas)
Paper Nativity to make each piece will stand up using a flap that folds back
Nativity to make each piece is designed to be attached to match boxes, so they can stand up, but as they will have to be posted flat, you may like to add an extra flap that folds back (like the Nativity above).
Nativity Finger Puppets to color and make
Large Nativity to color and make using a box as the stable
No Room at the Inn – Nativity to color and make using rounded shapes for something different
Vintage Nativity Scene to print and stand up
Nativity Word Mat for younger children
Nativity Story Wheel (iDial) to color from the UK; small cost
Nativity Scene + Stickers for purchase; several to choose from
Nativities to cut out pre-printed; some are free printable; others for purchase
MAGI (WISE MEN)
Magi (Wise Men) Game free printable for younger children; help the kings follow the stars all the way to the manger, by
putting them in the correct order. The kings are ordered by their multiples of three.
Christmas Star Several pages of free printable ideas from Activity Village; including an origami star where the top flap opens so you can write a message; star photo frame; Christmas card; Christmas star template
Make a Christmas 3D Star by DLTK
Beautiful Christ-centred ornaments to color and make; son/sun-catchers; stained glass look; unusual and pretty; Christ-centred; make as single or double sided or use in cards. Idea: print 2 copies on wax paper; cut out; add crayon shavings; then iron papers together to make a faux stained glass ornament. Or use 2 copies of normal paper (back to back); color and laminate them. Use a hole punch to punch a hope in top and hang with a strip of paper. They also have a letter to Jesus (rather than Santa, with a Christmas wish list of character items); plus hundreds of free printable Christ-centred coloring pages; and some great Sunday School craft and cookie party ideas to use as an outreach. More related links: Bibleparent.com and biblehome.org – click on holidays – then Christmas.
Christmas ornaments – photo tags free printable blue/white/dark pink tags to hang up; add child’s (or your family’s) photo; too cute
Christmas free printable paper baubles to make change ribbon on top for a strip of paper
3D Christmas Ornament to make out of tiny doilies; will fold flat; use a strip of paper to hang them
MORE CHRISTMAS CRAFT IDEAS
Christmas quiz / story / poster / cartoon / make a star Biblical perspective
Christmas ideas for kids lots of fun ideas to keep Jesus as the focus of Christmas – coloring pages, lessons, crafts, activities, Jesus-better-than-a-super-hero free printable script. Here’s another interesting looking Christmas link from the same site.
whatsinthebible.com some interesting Christmas ideas from the creator of Veggie Tales, colouring pages, cards, ornaments, songs, trivia and even a popsicle theatre to make your own Christmas puppet show. Use your creativity to adapt it for paper
Christmas Crafts and Ideas for younger children Crafts and Coloring Activities; Games; Printables; Christmas Story; Traditions
Activities for a Christian Christmas Make sure you check out the ‘card with Baby Jesus as Present’. I revamped it and send it to my kids last year. It looked really cute.
Christmas preschool free printables Symbols of Christmas minibooks; coloring, jigsaw puzzles, crafts for younger children
Christmas craft ideas for younger children
New Testament Mini Book one page; free printable; for younger children; from the birth of Christ, Miracles, Crucifixion, Resurrection, the Holy Spirit, and the promise to return.