If you’re teaching your children the story of Jesus’ birth, these Nativity Crafts for Kids may come in handy. They’re a great way to talk about and reinforce the story with your little ones. From decorations to Nativity sets that allow the kids to act out the story, there are some really lovely ideas below to choose from.
Many of the craft projects below use simple materials that you likely have on hand or can pick up at your local dollar store. These are fun family activities that keep the focus on the reason for the season.
Nativity Crafts for Kids
LIGHTED NATIVITY ORNAMENT From I Can Teach My Child
This nativity ornament gets even prettier once it’s lit up. So easy to make!
STAINED GLASS NATIVITY From Housing A Forest
DIY NATIVITY STORY STONES From Rainy Day Mum
Story stones are an easy way to tell a story and act it out. These ideas are perfect for the Christmas story and the symbols are easy to paint.
NATIVITY FINGER PUPPETS From Kids Craft Room
NATIVITY CONES From Kate Hadfield Designs
Create an entire nativity set and watch your children act out the Christmas story again and again.
NATIVITY STORY PUPPET CRAFT From My Joy-Filled Life
NATIVITY CHRISTMAS CARD From Kids Craft Room
This would be a lovely handmade Christmas card that kids could make for someone special.
CLOTHESPIN NATIVITY SCENE From Premeditated Leftovers
CHRISTMAS NATIVITY BANNER From Paper Trail Design
Hang these banners on a wall or mantel for a lovely holiday decoration.
WOODEN NATIVITY SET From Artful Homemaking
NATIVITY SUNCATCHER From No Time For Flash Cards
This would look beautiful in any window or in your front door!
TOILET PAPER TUBES NATIVITY From Inspired By Family
MINIATURE NATIVITY SCENE From That’s What Che Said
Create this miniature Nativity scene to display in your home or add a hanger to it to turn it into an ornament.
LEGO NATIVITY From Frugal Fun 4 Boys
A nativity made of Lego? Yes! What a fantastic idea for your little Lego fans.
POP UP PAPER PLATE NATIVITY From Pink Stripey Socks
NATIVITY SALT DOUGH HANDPRINT KEEPSAKE From The Imagination Tree
This ornament would certainly be a keepsake for years to come!
NATIVITY CHALK SILHOUETTE From The Chaos And The Clutter
NATIVITY HANDPRINT AND FOOTPRINT CRAFT From Messy Little Monster
Handprint and footprint art is not only fun to make but it’s a sweet sentimental keepsake too.
DIY WOODEN PEG DOLL HOLY FAMILY NATIVITY SCENE From Rhythms Of Play
NATIVITY ORNAMENT CRAFT From Rainy Day Mum
How sweet is this little Christmas ornament depicting the holy family and the star of Bethlehem!