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Post your COMPUTER lessons, ideas, activities, and resources for the story of Jesus' presentation in the Temple; Simeon and Anna.

Scripture reference: Luke 2:21-40

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How you might use the Fluffy and God's Amazing Christmas Adventure (Sunday Software) for your Simeon Rotation.

Note: The Fluffy software is FREE to supporting members, Learn more here!

Fluffy Software covers the entire Christmas Story. For anyone who would like to use it to cover the Birth of Jesus and to just touch on Simeon he is mentioned in the Following Yonder Star menu (photo below of main Fluffy menu):


6) Following Yonder Star -the Magi --some material is for older students.


Outline of this section:
1) God tells the story of the Magi -- Matthew 2: 1-12
2) About the Magi
3) About the Star
4) About King Herod
5) Another Wise Person (about Simeon-4 pages of short text to read)
6) *FLUFFIMATION …how to look for God.

7) Fluffy vs Herod game and Gifts discussion (v1.2 only)
Several of these sections do not read aloud. They are there for deeper study and discussion by older students. Some sections end with questions to respond to. The Magi section received the most enhancements in version 1.2.

*Could have the students input in the Fluffimation ... how to look for God, from different characters perspectives, such as:

  1. How might Simeon answer these questions.
  2. How might Anna answer these questions.
  3. Then finally have the Student input their own answers.

Pause between each of the above so everyone can hear others responses.

It is a "Mad Lib" like reflection activity found in five of the six program areas. Students type in answers to various questions found on a form.

Play Notes: Only click the PLAY Fluffimation button ONCE. You must fill in all the blanks to get a Fluffimation to run.

Tech Note: Flufflimations make use of Windows’ ability to convert text into speech. If you don’t hear the speech, go to Guide (go to link Learn More Here) above for help.

Teaching Notes: The purpose of the Fluffimations is to help students understand the images, metaphors, and vocabulary of Advent. As they begin to fill them out and play them back, you and your students should start talking about the words
and concepts found or placed in the story. Some of their responses can be just for fun, however, your role as "teacher" is to listen and encourage them to GO DEEPER with their words. Don't be shy. Ask them to do it over if their initial
responses are shallow. Discuss their results. In most cases, the Fluffimations are designed to get students re-thinking key vocabulary and concepts in their own words. After listening to and discussing their results, encourage them to go back
and work through the Fluffimation again.

The Fluffimation can be played immediately upon creation, edited, and/or printed out.


Images (3)
  • FLUFFY-main-menu
  • Fluffy-Following-Yonder-Star-Menu
  • FLUFFIMATION-how-to-look-for-God
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"SunScool" Bible Story App

Simeon and Anna's story in Luke 2:25-40 is one of the terrific presentations found in the SunScool Bible App for Kids.


Be sure to print the attached "SunScool Bible App Navigation Guide for Simeon and Anna", written by member Luanne Payne.

Created to help teachers decide which of the program's four levels is most appropriate for their situation.

It includes all activities/puzzles, their answers and a few helpful tips.

Levels and where they are found:
Level 1: Giving thanks in the Temple (Under Group-The First Christmas)
Level 2: Mary and Joseph in the Temple (Under Group-The First Christmas)
Level 3: In the Temple (Under Group-The First Christmas)
Level 4: The Wonder of Christmas (Under Group-The First Christmas Part 2)

Note: The app contains many Christmas presentations.

The App is free, ecumenical, and can be downloaded for use on tablets, smartphones, Windows, and Mac!    Get the download link and look up the story you need in our Outline of all 170+ stories in SunScool. That page also includes app helps.

SunScool Bible App for Kids


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