Advent Activities

Below you will find many different activities to prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas. There are recipes, colourings and film suggestions.

Are there any activities that you enjoy at this time of year and would like to share with others? 

Send them on to us by clicking below. 

Jesse Tree Activity

John sent in this brilliant Jesse Tree creation of his. You can make one too, click here for one you can make at home.

crossword

Arabella has created an Advent crossword for you to enjoy. Are you able to complete it?

Ebook

The Advent Story told through the character of the Bible that lead up to Christmas. A nice family read.

St Nick

Click above and download the Saint Nicholas colouring sheet. Remember – Jesus is the greatest gift we can ever receive.

Colouring

This image shows Mary’s ancestors, all the way back to David and Jesse. Click on the image to make it larger, then right click to download.

COLOURING

This is the great moment when the Angel Gabriel invites Mary to say yes to Jesus being in her womb.

Hymns

Here’s a list of lots of hymns that you could sing. Click above to hear Sue singing a solo rendition of the Entrance Antiphon for the 3rd Sunday of Advent. Here’s an explanation.

Christmas traditions

Philly shared a compilation of Christmas Traditions. You can weave some of these traditions in at any time.

St Nick

Click above and download the Saint Nicholas colouring sheet. Remember – Jesus is the greatest gift we can ever receive.

COLOURING

This is the wonderful moment when the Angel Gabriel invites Mary to say yes to Jesus being in her womb.

Jesus Christ loves you: he was born for you and gave his life for you; he is living at your side every day to enlighten, strengthen and free you

shepherds and jesus
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CALENDAR

We asked lots of families to countdown to Christmas with us. Send us your contribution.

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PRAYERS

Here are a collection of our favourite prayers for this time of year. Please send us some of yours.

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POEMS

Advent and Christmas often inspire people to write poems. Find a collection of our favourites.

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ART

Advent and Christmas celebrations have been painted by many people over the years. Have a look at these gems.