The Jesse Tree - An Advent Activity Book
The Jesse Tree is Jesus 'family tree' and creating your own couldn't be easier. These imaginative yet simple ideas provide a wonderful way to find out more about the history of salvation for God's people, as we prepare to celebrate our Saviour's birth at Christmas.
Following step by step instructions. which include clear illustrations and photocopiable templates, new characters - starting with Adam, symbolised by an apple - appear on the tree throughout Advent, and finally stars, representing Jesus, are added on Christmas Day.
Biblical texts, specially adapted for children and young people, are given to explain each symbol, making this a complete resource for those who want to add meaning to advent amidst the glitz and glamour of Christmas. It is ideal for use with children in church, school or at home, but adults too will be enchanted by the Jesse Tree.