Religious Christmas Songs


Religious Christmas Songs

Twinkle twinkle little star.
That shown so bright upon that night.
You led the shepherds unto the site.
A manger of hay where the new baby Jesus did lay.
There was no inn for them to stay.
The Virgin birth forever changed the way our lives were made.


This is a cute poem. I CAN’T GO TO BETHLEHEM

I can’t go to Bethlehem far across the snow, But I can go to church and learn Of Christmas long ago.

I can’t see the manger crib where Baby Jesus lay, But I can wheel our baby out and mind him everyday.

I can’t give such gifts as gold, The wise Men had to show. But I can give a smile and love to everyone I know.


This is an add-on to the previous listed song Mary Had a Baby Boy, (tune of Mary had a little lamb)

After the first two verses: The Shepard’s came to visit him Visit him, Visit him. The Shepard’s came to visit him Because the angle told them.

The three wise men brought him gifts, Brought him gifts, Brought him gifts. The three wise men brought him gifts. Frankincense, gold and myrrh.


The following is more of a poem, rather than a song.

Santa’s Prayer
Author: Unknown

The sleigh was all packed, the reindeer were fed,
But Santa still knelt by the side of the bed.
“Dear Father,” he prayed “Be with me tonight.
There’s much work to do and my schedule is tight.
I must jump in my sleigh and streak through the sky,
Knowing full well that a reindeer can’t fly.
I will visit each household before the first light,
I’ll cover the world and all in one night.
With sleigh bells a-ringing, I’ll land on each roof,
Amid the soft clatter of each little hoof.
To get in the house is the difficult part,
So I’ll slide down the chimney of each child’s heart.
My sack will hold toys to grant all their wishes.
The supply will be endless like the loaves and the fishes.
I will fill all the stockings and not leave a track.
I’ll eat every cookie that is left for my snack.
I can do all these things Lord, only through You,
I just need your blessing, then it’s easy to do.
All this is to honor the birth of the One,
That was sent to redeem us, Your most Holy Son.
So to all of my friends, least Your glory I rob,
Please Lord, remind them who gave me this job.”


Mary Had A Baby Boy (Sung to “Mary Had A Little Lamb”
By Daylene

Mary had a baby boy
Baby boy
Baby boy
Mary had a baby boy
And she named Him Jesus

He was born in a manger
In a manger
In a manger
He was born in a manger
Among all the hay

Mary had a baby boy
Baby boy
Baby boy
Mary had a baby boy
And she named Him Jesus


On the very first Christmas night
A wondrous star shone big and bright
It marked the spot where the Baby lay
So kings and shepherds could come to pray


What can I give Jesus, small as I am?
The shepherd gave him a baby lamb.
Three wise men gave him precious gold.
The angels sang of His glory untold.
Mary and Joseph gave their loving care.
But what I can I give?
My heart to share!


This is a song we made for our children to do at our Christmas program. It is sung to the tune of, “The More We Get Together” It’s called, “Mary Had A Baby”

Mary had a baby, a baby, a baby, Mary had a baby One glorious night.

One glorious night, with the stars shining bright, Mary had a baby, one glorious night.

She named the baby Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, She named the baby Jesus, Cause God told her to.

Cause God told her to, Cause God told her to, She named the baby Jesus, Cause God told her to.

The shepherds came to worship, Worship, Worship, The shepherds came to worship The newborn king.

The newborn king, The newborn king, The Shepherds came to worship The newborn king.

The wise men brought him presents, Presents, presents, The wise men brought him presents Gold, Frankincense, and myrrh.

Gold, Frankincense, and myrrh Gold, Frankincense, and myrrh, The wise men brought him presents Gold, Frankincense, and myrrh.


To the tune of “Oh Come Little Children”

The dear little Jesus once lay in the hay (pretend you’re sleeping) He slept and he smiled and he grew day by day (stand up slowly) Until he could run (run in place) And could play and could be… A help to his parents, like you and like me!

Share an idea you have used in your classroom or at home that pertains to this theme.