Advent & Christmas Activities & Downloads

Christmas Lesson Plan

Take your kids on an epic 4-part journey that explores the Christmas story as presented in the prophets, and the gospels of Matthew and Luke.  Parents, this guide will allow you to explore the Christmas story over four exciting weeks with your children. Each devotional includes a Bible video, Scripture reading, discussion questions, and more!

DOWNLOAD: Christmas Lesson Plan

Printable Nativity Scene

DOWNLOAD: Print & Color Nativity Scene

Mary and Joseph – Spot the Difference Activity Sheet

DOWNLOAD: Mary and Joseph Christmas Spot the Differences

Feast of Saint Nicholas

The Feast of Saint Nicholas on December 6 celebrates the life of Saint Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century bishop considered as the real-life Santa Claus. Here are some Saint Nicholas Day resources for you and your family (courtesy of Sadler):

4th Sunday of Advent Resources

Bambinelli Blessing

On the weekend of December 17/18 we will be handing out this printable as you bring your baby Jesus to the altar. Please feel free to print this resource from home! It includes the Bambinelli Blessing, Christmas Prayer for Present Opening Time, A Christmas Blessing and a Blessing for the Family Christmas Tree.

Enjoy this wonderful tradition with your family!

DOWNLOAD: Bambinelli Blessing Sheet


Do you need a Bambinelli (Baby Jesus figurine)? Our parish staff is gifting Bambinellis to those who do not have one. Sign-up to receive one!

You are welcome at Saint Ambrose Parish! Check out more of our Advent and Christmas events and programming at our Christmas page.