During this 30 minute lesson pupils will learn that Christmas is a Christian festival remembering the birth of the Baby Jesus and the events surrounding his birth. 2 options for a craft activity included in the lesson plan.

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RE Lesson

Christmas lesson Key Stage 1

Luke 2

The download included 2x 40 minute lessons. During these lessons pupils learn about the celebration of Jesus' birth and how it shows he is special for Christians.

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RE Lesson

Christmas lesson Key Stage 2

Luke 2:8-16 & Matthew 2:1-12

During this 60 minute lesson pupils should learn:
• About Jesus' birth and it’s meaning to Christians
• Show understanding of who Christians believe Jesus to be and why 
• Raise questions about aspects of the life of Jesus which they find puzzling, giving their own considered response 
• Why do Christians believe it is important that God came to earth in human form and shared in human experience?
• Compare Matthew and Luke’s account of the Nativity 
• Reflect on the implications of ‘God becoming man’ and who Jesus was or is 

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All-age Talk

Who is He?

Matthew 1:18-25

A Carol Service talk

The aim of this talk for us to understand that once we know who Jesus is; we can obey Him as the Lord of our lives. Complete with ppt, a short clip and a family devotional to hand out, this engaging talk is a perfect solution if you can’t spend time preparing visuals or have noone to join you on the stage at the all-age carol service.

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All-age Talk

Herod

A Christmas Monologue

Herod tells us he is angry, and feels threatened by the birth of some baby who apparently has the X-factor. Unsettling prophecies going back hundreds of years say that this guy’s future is written in the stars, that he’s going to change the world - his world. So he comes up with a guile and cunning plan.

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