The Donkey’s Christmas Song by Nancy Tafuri

This post contains an affiliate link. The Donkey’s Christmas Song is a great Christmas book for young kids.  Though the text is brief, it tells about how Jesus was born in a stable and all the animals wanted to welcome him.  Each animal gently welcomes him into the world, until it is the donkey’s turn.  […]

What Is Christmas? by Michelle Medlock Adams

This post contains an affiliate link. What Is Christmas? is a deceptive little board book.  You would think that a small book, designed to stand up to teething toddlers, wouldn’t have anything great in it, right?  Guess what?  You’d be wrong.  (Have no fear it is available as a regular hardcover, as well.) While it […]

Jesus Is Our Light Christmas Craft

Here’s a craft from the Christmas season that I had tucked away and forgotten to post.  This sample was made by one of the older kids, since they were making something different themselves. Supplies: black construction paper, crayons/markers, chalk, glue, scissors, Christmas bulb template (from learncreatelove.com) 1. Color Christmas bulbs. 2. Cut out bulbs.  For […]

A Child Is Born by Billy Tucci

This post contains an affiliate link. If I had the money, I’d get a copy of this book for all the families at our church for Christmas.  It’s that good.  A Child Is Born is a comic book retelling of the Christmas story.  The illustrations are detailed, nicely colored, and realistic.  Some of the images […]

Build Your Own Christmas Stable by Juliet David

A friend of mine recently donated this nativity scene to our children’s ministry.  It was perfect timing because the night before, I had been talking with someone about getting one to display during Advent. The best place I found to purchase it is from half.com, here.  The Christmas story is told with pictures and text […]