Jesus Without Language

Kid's Ministry & Sunday School Resources

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Craft 2


Layered image crafts are simple and yet lovely keepsake crafts. This one for Young Jesus shows him in the temple talking to the crowd. This moment is really significant, because here Jesus is showing us that while he is still almost 2 decades away from his main ministry time his earthly relationship with God as his father is not something that just develops overnight. Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Craft 2

…continue reading

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Games


The account of Young Jesus in the temple is a well loved account of youthful contribution, but when it comes to games and activities a question and answer session may not grab the kids attention so much – here are a few activities that may let them get the wiggles out a bit more effectively.


Young Jesus (Luke 2) | GamesYoung Jesus (Luke 2) | GamesYoung Jesus (Luke 2) | GamesYoung Jesus (Luke 2) | GamesYoung Jesus (Luke 2) | Games

Finding Jesus – A ‘hide the thimble’ alternative. Using the hero’s post, print a small picture of the Jesus graphic and hide it in the room. Variants – play as rounds where Jesus is re-hidden, or you can print multiple copies and have each child find one. Link to Mary and Joseph searching the city.

…continue reading

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Craft 1


There is a real ‘potential’ focus within the Young Jesus story and this craft ties into the idea that this child is developing into the man who will one day fully claim the title of Christ. Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Craft 1

…continue reading

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Worksheet

Young Jesus worksheet
This worksheet about young Jesus if full and busy. It looks at how this little insight into the child Jesus is an indication of what is to come. The worksheet used a mixture of pondering and examining to look at the implications of the passage. It has a little for everyone – moments of reflection, looking at the number 3 across scripture and the parental viewpoint. This worksheet is best for small groups work or independent time.

To complete the worksheet you will need something to to write with and to turn your thinking caps on! You may also choose to use some coloured pens or pencils and a bible or children’s story bible may be helpful.

The PDF can can be downloaded by clicking on the image.

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Character Images

Here are the images you need for the hero’s attributes linked to Young Jesus (Luke 2).
The images are displayed small here, click on the image you wish to have, then save the image that loads.









Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Story

Young Jesus (Luke 2) | Story

If you want the teachers page then please click on the image for the pdf.

Today’s hero is Young Jesus, he shows us the gift of YOUTH.
Essential Teachers notes:
I love the story of young Jesus in the temple. A boy on the cusp of manhood astounding the scholars of the faith. Rather than take the traditional parent perspective to this story I’ve written it from the eyes of one of the temple priests. There are 2 reasons for this, firstly this story is sometimes taught as the one thing Jesus did wrong, scripture disputes this and yet from a child viewpoint it’s an easy lesson to learn. Secondly the story is an echo of a time yet to come and so the focus should be on the message of Jesus here, the significance of him being lost for 3 days can be drawn out with older groups

Main passage: Luke 2
Additional Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:21
————————————— …continue reading


Donations this month: target - $ 100

$ 127

Thank You! Help me reach my dream target of - $ 200

$ 127