St. Nicholas Lesson Plans

Children drawing on easel
Belgian postcard
St Nicholas Center Collection
Simple Preschool St. Nicholas Lesson
Complete plan with story, song, and more
St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra
Lesson plan with activities
from FOCUS Education, Orthodox Church in America

Classroom or Family Life Activity
From the Department of Christian Education, Orthodox Church in America
Lessons for the Feast of St. Nicholas 
Elementary level lessons for one or two class periods

Virtues in Practice: Generosity
Pre-K & Kindergarten 
Virtues in practice, month-long emphasis

Grades 1–2
Virtues in practice month-long emphasis
St. Nicholas Research Project for 8th Grade 
Three-week project
Ideas for using St. Nicholas Across the Curriculum
by Susan Jordan
Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Enrichment

Show God’s Love: St. Nicholas of Myra in Lycia—Lesson plans for five levels
from the Christian Education Department, Orthodox Church in America
easily adaptable for other traditions
Pre-K–Kindergarten
Junior
(7-9)
Intermediate
(10-12)
Senior
(13-17)
Adult

Ideas from other sections

St. Nicholas Day Ideas
Suggestions for lesson or community event

Ideas for Youth Groups

St. Nicholas—Sharing the Gift
A lesson plan for youth groups from ALTERNATIVES
Youth Group Session
Discussion guideline and activities comparing Santa & St. Nicholas

Stories for classroom use
Discussion Ideas
Classroom Activities

More Helpful Ideas

Activities
Plays, Skits & Scripts
St. Nicholas Craft Projects
Stories & Poems
Symbols of St. Nicholas
Props to use with St. Nicholas Stories
Ideas for St. Nicholas treats
Ideas FROM Teachers

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