The Childhood of Jesus Christ


The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 5: The Childhood of Jesus Christ is to help the children learn about Jesus' childhood and that God provided several witnesses to testify of Jesus.


The Boy Jesus (about 2 minutes)- Illustrated scriptures story

Young Jesus Teaching in the Temple (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Bible Video

The Christ Child is Presented at the Temple (about 2 minutes)- Bible Video

The Wise Men Seek Jesus (about 5 1/2 minutes)- Bible Video


"Jesus Once Was a Little Child"- Children's Songbook pg. 55

"This is My Beloved Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 76

"Tell Me the Stories of Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 57 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"The First Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 122 


Luke 2

Matthew 2

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The Primary 7 Lesson 5 handout packets includes (the people graphics come from Melonheadz):

  • 1 Poster with Luke 2:52 in 2 sizes (Enrichment Activity 6)
  • 1 Goal making chart with action steps (Enrichment Activity 2)
  • 1 Scripture chart to go with Enrichment Activity 5

To get the picture of Mary and the boy Jesus without text, head over here on

Lesson Ideas

When Jesus Was a Child- What things look like where Jesus lived

Jesus Christ Teaches at the Temple- A rebus story. You can use this with the lesson- they say the pictures or send one home with them so they can share something they learned with their families.

Jesus Christ Shows Us the Way- We can grow up like Jesus did- use this flower to show how we grow.

The First Christmas- Coloring with dot to dot

Coloring Pages

Wise Men Still Seek Him

There isn't much when it comes to finding activities about Jesus' childhood so if you find another activity, please share it in the comments- thanks!

As always if you are looking for more ideas, head over to Rachael's Booknook- she always makes cute handouts.