DECEMBER 27TH: THE VISIT OF THE WISE MEN

1) PARENT PREPARATION 

 

Note to Parents: “Teaching a Sunday School Lesson” is a weekly episode on the Lutheran radio show Issues Etc. that correlates to this specific Sunday School curriculum. Listening to either of these 30-minute conversations will give you the basic Bible points to teach your child(ren).

 

With LCMS Pastor Tom Baker (2020): https://issuesetc.org/2020/01/07/0071-teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-the-wise-men-worship-pr-tom-baker-1-7-20/

 

With Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House (2011): https://issuesetc.org/2011/07/05/13637/




2) WEB PAGES THAT CORRESPOND TO THIS SPECIFIC LESSON

 

This week’s Bible text, Matthew 2:1-12

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%202%3A1-12&version=ESV

 

Overview of this lesson from the publisher (CPH):

https://seedsoffaith.cph.org/2016/01/20/new-testament-1-lesson-8-the-visit-of-the-wise-men/

 

This lesson’s Everyday Faith Family Page from the publisher (CPH):

https://www1.cph.org/sundayschool/downloads/EverydayFaith_NT1_8_Wise_Men.pdf

 

3) AGE-APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FROM OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS: 

 

Ages 3 through Kindergarten (6-page PDF) 

 

First, Second and Third Grade (8-page PDF)

 

Fourth and Fifth Grade (6-page PDF)



4) EXTRA OPTIONAL LINKS

 

Illustrated retelling of this week’s Bible story (for younger children):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9x1kquZ6yQ&list=PLpvH_eASB6_afC-iOqCAONGFe2VD00z_Y&index=4

 

“The Visit of the Magi” movie clip (for older children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DSvPnN-9Pw

 

“We Three Kings” song by Kirk Franklin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxTxu3A1f7k

 

Wise Men coloring pages:

1) https://biblecraftsbyjenny.weebly.com/wise-men-coloring-page.html

2) https://i.pinimg.com/originals/10/fc/db/10fcdb1a28dd29f0e6ac0337b3832c68.jpg

3) https://coloringhome.com/coloring-page/1722578

 

Three Wise Men Printable Craft: https://www.dltk-holidays.com/Xmas/mwisemen.htm