Category Archives: Christmas characters

How to make a shepherd

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Paper Plate Nativity

Links to ‘how to make’ the characters (specifically the angels but the same basic idea is used for Mary, Joseph and the shepherds too) and the manger The stable is a cardboard box covered in tissue paper. If you cover … Continue reading

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Shepherd craft

Luke tells us that shepherds were told that the Saviour had been born! ‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord’ Luke 2:11 So here are some shepherds to … Continue reading

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Jesus is born craft

All you need for this craft – paper party bags, shredded tissue paper, stars, baby picture, glue, crayons or material for the swaddling cloths. There is a lot of cutting out to do beforehand and not loads for children to … Continue reading

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Angel!

There are lots of Bible stories that include angels so this craft isn’t just for Christmas! But obviously we often make angel crafts at Christmas so here is a paper plate angel that stands up and could be used as … Continue reading

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Journey to Bethlehem – week 5 – Jesus is born

This week we arrive in Bethlehem! The story is from Luke 2:1-7. I often start story time by introducing the characters – in this story we’ll all say hello to Mary and then to Joseph as I take them out … Continue reading

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The Cast of Christmas are ready!

I’m really looking forward to telling the Christmas Story with these guys .. made by my super talented mum. The Wise Men are my favourites 🙂 The link to the knitting pattern book that my mum used is in the … Continue reading

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Christmas People Pdf printables

  King – pdf file Mary – pdf file Shepherd – can also be used for Joseph – pdf file Use for colouring and collage or any way you choose. 🙂  

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