Emoji Christmas Song Challenge

In this visual puzzle game, emojis are creatively strung together to represent a Christmas song. Players must think outside the box to guess the song title. Play this game during your Christmas party or use it to introduce the Christmas story about angels singing praises on the night Jesus was born! Free downloads for both printable and screen-based versions.

Bible: Luke 2:8-20; John 3:16

Ages: 6 and above

Group Size: 4 or more

Supplies: Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Sheets – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set A – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set B – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set C – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set D – Download Here, Prizes

Emoji Christmas Song Challenge
Awesome Christmas Gifts

 

There are 2 ways you can play this game:
1. Using pen and paper with our printable sheets or
2. Playing a screen-based version with our downloadable PowerPoint files.

1. Printable Emoji Christmas Song Challenge

Download and print as many copies of the Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Sheets as you need.
This printable contains 4 unique puzzle sheets and 1 answer sheet.
Each puzzle sheet contains 10 puzzles.
You can decide which sheet to use or play 4 rounds of this game.

Emoji Christmas Song Challenge

 

You can have everyone play at the same time as individual players or divide into teams.

Give each player or team an Emoji Christmas Song Puzzle sheet.
The first player or team to correctly guess all the Christmas songs wins a prize.

 

2. Screen-based Emoji Christmas Song Challenge

Download the Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint files below.
(Or you can use the videos found here: Bible Games Central’s YouTube Channel)
There are 4 unique files; each file contains 10 puzzles with hints and answers.
You can decide which set of puzzles to play or play 4 rounds of this game.

Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Set A    Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Set B

Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Set C    Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Set D

There are a few ways you can play this screen-based game:
1. Single Player: Everyone plays at the same time as individual players; fastest player with the correct answer wins a prize.
2. Individual Challenge: For each puzzle, have two or more volunteers play against each other while others watch; fastest player with the correct answer wins a prize.
3. Team Challenge: Divide into two or more teams; each team sends one representative for each puzzle. Fastest player with the correct answer wins 10 points for the team.

 

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Awesome Christmas Gifts

 

Bible Lesson – Angels Appear to the Shepherds

Discuss
1. Did you enjoy this game? Why or why not?
2. Do you have a favorite Christmas song? Tell us more!
3. Do you know the song “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”? What are some of the lyrics of this song?
4. Does this song remind you of any Bible passages?

Read
Luke 2:13-14

Say
The Bible tells us that a group of angels appeared, and they praised God, saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
Let us read the verses before these, to learn more about what happened.

Read
Luke 2:8-12

Discuss
5. Who did the angels appear to?
6. According to verse 10, why did the angel appear to the shepherds?
7. What was the good news that the angel brought to the shepherds?
8. What sign did the angels give to the shepherds, that what they said was true?
9. Do you know the name of this baby?
10. Do you know who Jesus is? Have you heard about Jesus before?

 

Continue with this section for a lesson with believers. Alternatively, if you are having a lesson with pre-believers, skip this section and go to the next section.

 

Discuss
11. How did you hear about Jesus?
12. How would you describe your relationship with Jesus?

Say
On the night that Jesus was born, angels appeared to a group of shepherds and announced the birth of our Lord and Savior. Let’s read about what happened next.

Read
Luke 2:15-20

Discuss
13. What did the shepherds do after hearing the news about Jesus?
14. What have you done ever since you heard the good news about Jesus?
15. What do you think God wants you to do?

Conclude
Jesus is the Son of God.
On the night that Jesus was born on Earth, God sent His angels to announce it to the shepherds. And the shepherds went on to tell others about what they had seen and heard.
We know about Jesus and received the gift of salvation because God sent someone to tell us about Jesus. This gift is not only for us. God wants us to share it with all the people who have not yet received this gift.

 

Use this section for an evangelistic lesson with pre-believers. Alternatively, if you are having a lesson with believers, you may skip this section.

 

Read
John 3:16

Discuss
11. According to this verse, who is Jesus?
12. Why did God send Jesus to be born on Earth?

Say
The Bible tells us that Jesus is the Son of God. God sent Jesus to be born on Earth because He loves us so much that he wants to be with us forever and ever!
But we cannot be with God because we have all sinned.

Discuss
13. Do you know what “sin” means?

Say
Sins are things that we do that make God unhappy.

Discuss
14. Do you think you have sinned?
15. What are some of the things you have done that may have made God unhappy?

Say
We have all done things that are wrong. Telling lies, fighting and stealing are examples of sins.
God sent his Son, Jesus, to come to earth to die on the cross so that all of our sins can be forgiven.
And on the third day, Jesus became alive again!

Jesus is God’s perfect Christmas gift to us!

If you choose to accept the perfect Christmas gift of Jesus, you can be with God forever and ever.

Discuss
16. Have you already accepted the gift of Jesus?
17. Would you like to accept this gift?

You can accept Jesus by:
1. Admitting that you have sinned and asking God to forgive you,
2. Believing that Jesus died on the cross to be punished instead of you, and
3. Inviting Jesus into your life to help you turn away from sin.

You can talk to Jesus about this right now:

Dear Jesus, I know that I have sinned. I believe that you died on the cross to take the punishment for my sins. Please forgive all of my sins. Please come into my life and help me turn away from doing wrong. Thank you that because you took the punishment for my sins, I can have a relationship with you now and will one day be with you in heaven. In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen

Conclude

Once you choose to accept the perfect Christmas gift of Jesus, you can be with God forever and ever!

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Bible: Luke 2:8-20; John 3:16

Ages: 6 and above

Group Size: 4 or more

Supplies: Emoji Christmas Song Challenge Sheets – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set A – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set B – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set C – Download Here, Emoji Christmas Song Challenge PowerPoint Set D – Download Here, Prizes

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