Escape to Egypt | Matthew 2:13-23 | Sunday After Christmas Year A

escape to egypt printable craft

The flight to Egypt (recorded in Matthew 2:13-23) provides additional evidence of Joseph’s care for Mary and Jesus. Because of his obedience, Joseph, Mary, and Jesus were able to escape King Herod’s anger and make their way to Egypt. The gifts from the wise men probably provided the funds needed for their trip. This passage … Read more

Free Lent Coloring Pages 2021

7 coloring pages for the Lent Gospel Readings

Include your children during Lent with free Lent coloring pages based on the Gospel Readings from the Revised Common Lectionary Year B. The first Sunday of Lent features an image from Mark 1:9-15, Jesus’ time of tempation in the wilderness. The second Sunday of Lent features Mark 8:34 from the Gospel Reading from Mark 8:31-38. … Read more

The Nativity Preschool Crafts and Printables

nativity story illustration with mary, joseph, baby jesus, stable, ox, donkey

Are you still amazed at Mary’s humble response to Gabriel’s announcement? The NET translation shares Luke 1:38 this way. So Mary said, “Yes, I am a servant of the Lord; let this happen to me according to your word.” This is the first lesson and preschool crafts packet in my weekly lesson series following the … Read more

Palm Sunday and Easter Crafts

As we approach Holy Week each year, the thought that comes to mind is Jesus’ determination to fulfill his calling as he sets his face toward Jerusalem. Knowing what is to come, he grieves not for himself, but for God’s people. Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how … Read more

Advent Calendar to Color

With December starting on a Sunday this year, I decided to create a printable Advent calendar for you and your family to color. Each day’s image includes a Bible verse to read as you make your way through the month. This video is filled with carols and hymns of the season. Enjoy them during your … Read more

Simple Shape Nativity Craft

This simple shape nativity is a great preschool bible craft and is easy enough for your toddler to enjoy glueing. I used brown, blue, yellow, and tan construction paper to cut the shapes. The triangles for Joseph and Mary were cut on the diagonal from a 2 x 3 inch rectangle.  The manger was created … Read more