Christmas religious education

Help your students to understand one of the most important events in the Christian calendar with our pick of the best resources uploaded by TES users.

The Christmas Story

One night in Bethlehem

  • This straight-forward re-telling of tale of Jesus’ birth is perfect for younger learners.

Newsflash: Baby Jesus is born

  • See how much students can remember with this newswriting activity based on the Christmas story.

What the Gospels say

  • Study the Gospels of Matthew and Luke and examine what they reveal about the birth of Jesus.

An angel came to Mary

  • Sing a song at Christmas time and remember how the story started.

Christmas journeys

These five lessons from QCDA_Resources explore the journeys of the Christmas story:

Christmas Traditions Around the World


  • This lesson gives pupils a great overview of a traditional Christmas decoration.

Christmas from Australia to Kenya

  • Explore Christmas traditions across the globe with this PowerPoint offering a snapshot of many different countries.

Tinsel on the Christmas tree

  • Try this creative unit of work about a traditional British Christmas.

Christmas time in Bethlehem

  • What is Bethlehem like for children living in the region today? Discover, with this ChristianAid resource.

Celebrating Christmas

  • This resource explores a selection Christmas customs, from carols and candles to Christmas trees.

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