Friday, January 6, 2017

Three Kings Day - Día de Los Reyes Magos

Three Kings Day is celebrated after The Twelve Days of Christmas. Also known as Día de Los Reyes Magos or Epiphany. Observed on January 6th, but different churches recognize it on diverse dates. It evokes the biblical adoration of the Magi to the infant Jesus after his birth. 
LEER MATEO 2: Día de Los Reyes Magos
Some facts about Three Kings Day

·         The Kings gave Jesus gold, frankincense and myrrh.
·         The kings brought their gifts in vessels called ciboria.
·         The kings' names were Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar.
·         In Puerto Rico, children leave hay in their shoes for the kings' camels.      
·         In Spain, children leave letters to the kings.
·         In Mexico and some Hispanic communities often serve Rosca de Reyes. 

Kids Activities for Three Kings Day

1. Coloring Three Kings Cards: Visit the link to print the design


2. Create your own Three Kings Crown and Decorate.
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3. Bake a Three King Cake with your kids. It's a fun activity!
SUPER Easy King Cake Recipe: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/60241/super-easy-mardi-gras-king-cake/