Category Archives: Christmas

Star Christmas decoration to make – using lollipop sticks

Lots of sequins are needed for this simple star shaped decoration for the Christmas Tree! You will also need PVA glue Paint – I used yellow but you can use any colour poster paint Sequins ‘Joy to the World’ mini … Continue reading

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How to make a shepherd

You can print the above by clicking on download…

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Angel tree topper instructions

I made these angels last year for our toddler group. There are some instructions here on the blog in a previous post but this printable instruction leaflet is much easier to print and share.

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Happy Christmas!

‘Love came down at Christmas,Love all lovely, love divine;Love was born at Christmas,Star and angels gave the sign.’ Christina Rossetti

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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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Another angel! or two…

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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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Christmas stained glass – paper plate!

I first made a paper plate stained glass window back in 2015! You can take a look at the blog post and instructions here – click this link There is quite a bit of prep for this craft but it’s … Continue reading

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