Simeon meets baby Jesus!

It had been revealed to Simeon that he would meet the Saviour before his death – and what a joyous occasion that was! 

Simeon took baby Jesus into his arms and rejoiced! 

This craft has moving arms so your children can act out Simeon rejoicing. 

Story found in Luke 2:21-38.

What you'll need:

  • Printer + paper
  • Scissors
  • Sticky tape
  • Double-sided tape

Child Involvement:

  • Depending on which version you choose, child can cut, color, put together craft, act out scene.



  • Use very small pieces of tape to back of shoulders.
  • Slide head in between baby Jesus and shoulder. 
  • Use a small piece of double sided tape to fix the bottom of the beard to the chest. Done! 
  • NOTE:   I use THIS PAPER from Amazon** which I use for ALL my crafts because it’s a bit thicker than ordinary printer paper and prints brilliantly!!!  

** This is an affiliate link, which means if you make a purchase, Amazon gives me a tiny portion of the sale (this does not increase the price for you). Thank you in advance if you buy this paper!