Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the Solemnity of the Epiphany.
Use this unit study to help teach children about the Epiphany and that all gifts should be given and received with love. This lesson is based on Matthew 2:1-12.
In this week’s Gospel, we witness the visit of the Magi, the Wise Men, with the Holy Family in Bethlehem. Their journey of following a bright, shining star to the home of the Christ Child shows dedication, courage, and love. This beautiful event is called the Epiphany, and it proclaims that Jesus is the Savior of the world who is to be made known to all people.
This fun unit study is suited for a CCD or Religious Education class. It may also be used for Sunday School programs or as homeschool materials.
This unit study includes:
-Student and Teacher Cover Sheets
-Student lesson Worksheets
-Inclusive Teacher Guide
-Set of 5 Notebooking sheets
-8 Word wall terms: Wise Men, Magi, humbly, overjoyed, Epiphany, expensive, appreciates, blessings
-Decorative Thematic Poster
-Give and Receive All Gifts with Love Display Activity
-Give and Receive All Gifts with Love Coloring Sheet
-Every Gift Is a Blessing from God Copy and Color It Sheet
-Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, The Wise Men Visit the Christ Child Mini-Book
-The Wise Men Visit the Christ Child Picture Puzzle - 4 Levels - 4pc, 9pc, 12pc, 20pc
-We Three Kings from Orient Are Song Sheet
-The Wise Men Visit the Christ Child Word Search Puzzle
-How to Give Gifts with Love Scripture Trading Card
There are opportunities in this lesson for Scripture reading, class or small group discussion, writing, drawing, and coloring. Teachers are encouraged to use the lesson and activities to fit the needs or abilities of students or to meet the allotted class schedule.
Age: Gr. 2-5
Week: Solemnity of the Epiphany (Cycle C)
Focus: The Wise Men Visit the Christ Child
Theme: Give and receive all gifts with love.
Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12
CCC: 457, 458, 528, 1171