Now after Jesus was born...behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him (Matthew 2:1-2).

Quotes from the Lord's Word about The Guiding Star and the Wise Men

Concept Article: "The Lord's Birth"
by the Rev. David Lindrooth

An Overview of Projects and Activities for Families
Projects and activities for all ages on the story of the wise men. Also presents ideas on the gifts that we bring to the Lord, ways to celebrate Christmas, and stars of truth that can guide us in our lives.

"The Journey of the Wise Men" by the Rev. Kurt Horigan Asplundh
An illustrated re-telling of the story from Matthew for young children.

Create beautiful Star Snowflakes: Star, Concentric Stars, Star of David

The Guiding Star (PDF)
Use salt crystals on wet paint to make starry sky for the guiding star.

Three Kings from the East Coloring Page (PDF)

"Joy in the Coming of Our Lord" by the Rev. David Roth
A sermon on the true joy of Christmas.

Journal Page: Fall Down and Worship Him (PDF)

Dramatization of the Prophecy of Balaam (PDF)
Includes ideas for making props and simple costumes and then reenacting the story.

Please see for preschool and for elementary for Sunday School lessons about the wise men and the special star!