Christmas Nativity ~ FREE Puzzles for Kids

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Looking for FREE Christmas Nativity Puzzles for kids? Check these out, then head over to the Christmas Master List to find 500+ FREE Nativity colouring pages, FREE Nativity crafts, FREE Nativity stationery, FREE Nativity booklets, FREE Nativity posters and all things Nativity for kids… free printable… enjoy!





Hope of Christmas – decoder puzzle  (answersingenesis) What did the angel Gabriel say to Mary? Starting with the letter A, write down every other letter on the letter wheel in the blanks below; Christmas – quiz  8 true/false questions; Hope of Christmas – God’s message  colour the shapes marked with dots, then fill in the blanks in the sentence with the words from the puzzle; Nativity – puzzle  fill in the missing words in the memory verse using a word bank; Christmas Hope – word search 16 words; Joy of Christmas – word search 16 words; Joy of Christmas – crossword 7 clues; Hope of Christmas – dot to dot numbers 1-17; free printable

Nativity – puzzle placemat  (inkablinka) Good news of great joy, a Saviour, Christ the Lord; with something to colour; a simple maze; word search; draw your gifts for Jesus; in a beautiful swirly doodle style; alternative link  (fabnfree) free printable

Jesus our King is Born – Scripture picture puzzle  (max7) shepherd boy and sheep looking up at the star; help the shepherds find the baby Jesus through the maze, then colour; free printable


God’s Unfolding Story – activity booklet for kids  (sundayschoolzone) puzzles, colouring, colour by number, and story booklet; Prophets told about Jesus’ Birth – word search  find 12 key words from Isaiah and Micah; Prophets foretold Jesus’ Birth – word line up  based on Isaiah 9:6, Micah 5:2, and Luke 2:7; Prophets foretold Jesus’ Birth – word tiles activity  based on Isaiah 9:6, Micah 5:2, and Luke 2:7; Prophets told about God’s Son – word tiles; Mary Visited Elizabeth – spot the difference in colour; An Angel Visited Joseph – spot the difference in colour; An Angel visited Joseph – coded word puzzle; An Angel visited Joseph – word scramble; An Angel visited Joseph – word tiles; Jesus was Born In Bethlehem – word tiles activity  based on Matthew 2:1 to show that Jesus is the Messiah; Shepherds visit Baby Jesus – spot the difference; The Shepherds’ Story – word tiles  based on Luke 2:8-18; Wise Men on their camels – spot the difference in colour; Travel with the Wise Men – maze to find the child Jesus; The Visit from the Wise Men – spot the difference presenting their gifts; Wise Men – hidden picture puzzle 10 items to find as they present their gifts; Write these short Bible phrases: Isaiah 9:6 – To us a son is given; Matthew 1:21 – You will name the baby Jesus; Luke 2:20 – The shepherds praised God for Jesus; Matthew 2:11 – The wise men worshipped Jesus; nicely illustrated and in colour; free printable

Census for kids to fill out  (Biblefunforkids; scroll down) to help them understand the concept of a census; plus a ‘Birth of Jesus’ worksheet for kids; more great Nativity ideas for kids  free printable

4 Christmas Nativity – puzzles and games  (livingwater; type ‘Christmas’ in the search box) Christmas word game; Christmas word search; Christmas bingo; Christmas journey board game; free printable

A Child is Born – Scripture picture puzzle  (max7) A Bible picture puzzle from Isaiah 9.6; free printable

Christmas – worksheets for kids  (ministry-to-children) reviewing four Bible stories related to Jesus’ birth; and here is a Nativity – puzzle that decodes the Angels’ announcement to the Shepherds; Make your own Christmas acrostic; Compare the birth of Jesus to ours  fill-in ‘Jesus and Me’ sheet includes where you were born; how you were dressed; visitors who came to see you; what gifts you received; for something fun and a little different. Idea: Compare 3 births – Jesus, yours, and your sponsored child. Or compare Jesus’ birth to that of a royal baby (it is amazing how THE King of Kings who should have been born in a palace, instead was born into poverty and a manger… for us); free printable

Christmas mazes spelling out the words (mazestoprint) – JesusGodstarjoypeacelove; creative idea: jazz them up by putting them all on the one page, then add a border and a favourite Nativity image

Christmas Nativity – word search  (flamecreativekids) one to solve with 10 words; one with a blank grid so you can make your own Nativity word search; free printable

Christmas Nativity – jigsaw puzzle  (craftingthewordofGod) to colour; 35 pieces; Christmas Nativity – jigsaw puzzles  to colour; Mary and Joseph arrive on the donkey; and two more manger scenes; free printable

Nativity – puzzles  (busybooksandmore; scroll down) word search, maze, crossword from a word bank; free printable

Nativity – puzzles  (Biblecartoons; scroll down to ‘Christmas’) decode the angel’s message; no room at the inn – spot the difference; wise men at night – spot the difference; wise men – maze; free printable

The Wise Men brought Gifts – hidden picture puzzle  (max7) a beautiful Nativity page with 4 hidden gifts to discover; free printable

2 Christmas Nativity – word searches  (mamaslearningcorner) 10 words each; Christmas Nativity – word search (20 words); Names of Jesus – copywork; Silent Night – copywork; Away in a Manger – copywork  copy the first verse of this beautiful Christmas carol; nicely illustrated; Christmas Nativity – worksheets; Christmas Nativity – activity placemat for kids  name that song – work out the 3 Christmas carols from the clues; plus a word search – 9 words; there is also a Happy Birthday Jesus activity placemat (also listed in my Happy Birthday Jesus post) with a colour by number birthday cake; and write 5 words that describe the Lord Jesus; free printable

Nativity – simple maze  (Dover sample) help Mary and Joseph find their way to Bethlehem; Jesus is born – coded puzzle; Nativity – fill in the missing letters – simple puzzle  to find out where Jesus was born

Christmas Nativity – puzzles  (Biblewise) and Holy Land (Israel) crossword puzzles, word searches, word scrambles, hidden pictures, mazes – including a great camel maze; fill in the blank codes; dot to dot; find the difference; Nativity Quiz; map of Israel to follow Mary and Joseph’s journey; Nativity Story; and more; free printable

What’s in a Name – Nativity coded puzzle  (sermons4kids) based on Matthew 18:21; swap the numbers for letters to find the coded words; Nativity – word search 15 words; free printable

Christmas Nativity – word search  (max7) read the Christmas Nativity story from Luke 2 and then find the 59 underlined words; free printable

325 Puzzle / Colouring Bible Activity sheets for kids  (calvarycurriculumoriginal) each booklet is about 6 pages and has one colouring page and several puzzle pages, including word searches, fill-in-blanks, crosswords, true or false, circle correct words, mazes; so you can work your way right through the whole Bible. The ones which are Nativity related are numbers: 143, 144, 145, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171. And you will find them in Spanish here (164-171) and here (143-145); free printable

Nativity – dot to dot puzzles  (Christiananswers; under ‘dot to dot’ section) God’s gift to you – Jesus (6 dots); One Night in Bethlehem (7 dots); The manger (10 dots);  The wise men’s guiding star (11 dots); Candy cane – tell people about Jesus with a candy cane (20 dots); Christmas tree lights symbolism – Jesus is the light of the world (15 dots); for younger children; free printable

The Magi search for Baby Jesus – word search  (kidssundayschool) 12 words; After Jesus was born, some very special people paid him a visit. Who were they? Words from the story are hidden in this colourful word search; free printable

The Virgin Birth and Deity of Jesus Christ  (dantheanimalman; click on ‘the virgin birth and deity of Jesus Christ’) questionnaire to fill in from Bible verses to look up; for older children; add some Nativity clip art; free printable

Christmas Star – word search  (akidsheart) 26 words to find inside the yellow star; Nativity – word search in the shape of a manger; 27 words; The Birth of the King – crossword 19 words; in the shape of a manger; Nativity – crossword 26 words; in the shape of a manger; Nativity – multiple choice quiz 15 words; Nativity – coded word puzzle  decode the 24 Christmas words in this crossword puzzle; each letter represents a letter of the alphabet; Matthew 2:10 – wordsearch in the shape of a star; 11 words; Christmas Star – simple dot to dot puzzle by connecting the words of the Bible verse (Luke 2:14) to make a star; in colour; or to colour; Christmas Nativity – easy maze help the wise man get to the manger; Christmas Nativity – easy maze help the angel get to Joseph to give him a message; free printable

Christmas Nativity – word search  (max7) in the shape of a Christmas tree; read the Nativity story then find the 18 words in bold; free printable

Christmas Nativity – word search  (Christiangamesandrafts) 19 words; free printable

Christmas Nativity – puzzles  (religiousdoodles; scroll down to the bottom of the page) word search – 14 words; maze; acrostic; free printable

Nativity – anagram puzzle  (noelladesigns) decode the 13 words, then find the secret word – answers; another Nativity – anagram puzzle 13 words; Nativity – jigsaw 20 pieces; in colour; Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus and shepherds; free printable

Nativity pack for younger children  (ateachingmommy) puzzles; patterns; story timeline; writing maze; writing practice; size sort; numbers up to 20; spelling; counting; Nativity – colours and counting; Christmas Nativity – memory verse puzzle and handwriting worksheet from Luke 2:11; free printable

Christmas Nativity pack for younger children  (1plus1plus1equals1) ABCs, counting, early reading, shapes, colours; more here; free printable

Nativity pack for younger children  (marymarthamama) 28 pages of activities – word puzzles; letter tracing; pre-writing line tracing; letter block spelling; memory match game; counting practice; letter recognition and tracing practice; patterning; handwriting practice; story sequencing; storytelling props/craft; scissor skills; fine motor lacing cards; free printable

Nativity pack for younger children  (overthebigmoon) puzzles, counting, writing practice; free printable

Nativity pack for younger children  (miniaturemasterminds) 23 pages to colour; letter practice; counting; trivia; maths; patterns; graphs; full colour version; free printable

Christmas Nativity – copywork  (writebonnierose) from Isaiah 9:2 and 6; for younger children to practice their handwriting, then decorate with their own doodles; free printable

Christmas Nativity – write a story  (sparklebox) worksheets featuring images from the Nativity story for children to colour along with writing lines; free printable

2 Christmas Nativity – puzzles  (sundayschoolresources; scroll down to ‘Christmas wordsearch’ and ‘Christmas Spot the Difference’) spot the difference in this manger scene with Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, and a shepherd holding a lamb; beautifully decorated word search (25 words); Nativity – maze (number 24) lead the shepherds to the baby; or take your kids on a quick review of Bible history up until the birth of the Messiah with this book of Bible mazes; free printable

J is for Jesus – candy cane maze  (Biblestoryprintables) free printable

Wise men – tangrams  (makinglearningfun) a simple jigsaw using geometric shapes, triangles and squares to cut out and colour if you are looking for something a bit different; suitable for all ages; cut your shapes smaller for a bigger challenge; print on coloured paper or decorate for some extra fun; 2 Nativity – mazes  help Mary and Joseph and then the wise men get to the stable; free printable

Christmas Nativity pack  (proverbialhomemaker) memory verse worksheets, size sequencing, puzzle cards, writing pages, number cards, alphabet cards, sentence strips, simple maths; part of a 70 page Nativity pack for younger children; free printable (subscribers only)

Christmas Nativity – puzzles  (calvarycurriculumrevised; scroll down to numbers NT001 to NT011) a great resource for kids with the angels looking like they have come from a modern day superhero comic; topics include: Prophecies; Angel visits Mary; Mary visits Elizabeth; Zacharias; Birth of Jesus; Joseph & Mary genealogy; Shepherds; Magi; also available in Spanish; members only (for purchase)

See also: Happy Birthday Jesus – puzzles

Not here? Make your own Christmas puzzles with this easy tutorial. Tailor them specifically for your child and make them as hard or as easy as you like.





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