Map of Mary and Joseph's Journeys

Categories: Jesus' Birth

Have the students look at a map of Israel. [Make copies for each pupil]

  • Circle the city where Joseph and Mary lived.
  • Place a square around the city where Jesus was born.
  • Put a triangle around the city where Herod lived.
  • Show them a map of where you live and figure out how far 80 miles would be from home or church.
  • How long might it take you to walk it, ride a bike, or drive in a car?