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Primary and intermediate homework resources for the celebration of Christmas.



Away in the manger
An easy-to-read and informative book with great pictures.
Suggested level: Primary

Mary: the mother of Jesus
Draws on scripture, legend and tradition to tell the story of Mary's life, beginning with her childhood to her betrothal, Gabriel's visit, the birth of Jesus, and through his ministry, until her death and assumption into heaven.

The story of Christmas
A fully illustrated book about the events leading up to and following the birth of Jesus Christ adapted from the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
Suggested level: Primary

Recommended websites

New Zealand history online: Kiwi Christmas
Information about the history of Christmas and its celebration in New Zealand.

National Library – Hot topics: Christmas
Information and links selected by by National Library staff about Christmas craft and traditions around the world.

BBC schools – Christmas
Information about the Christmas story, Advent, Lent and Christianity.
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