Through looking at the biblical story of Christmas pupils will learn about the meaning of this festival for Christian believers and the ways in which it is celebrated.
Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas day and this will be discussed. Pupils will learn that Christians believe Jesus is God’s gift to the world and understand why we give gifts to one another at Christmas time and where this occurred in the Christmas story.
To understand the concept of a precious gift and relate the ideas of giving and receiving gifts to their own experience.
To understand how celebrations are important for churches and communities.
Activity Focus Sheets
Considering the journeys of Mary & Joseph, shepherds and wise men
Interactive story telling