12 Nativity Crafts & Activities

There are some great Nativity crafts & activities around, each exploring the Christmas story in various ways. Here's a roundup of the ones we love.

This Bethlehem Small World Play Scene has been a big hit in our house & was great fun to make.

This Wooden Block Nativity from The Pioneer Woman is just gorgeous! The textured figures add another dimension to this beautiful play set.

 Fantastic 'green' idea from No Time for Flash Cards - Shampoo Bottle Wise Men. Simply perfect!

Super cute Spool Doll Nativity from Holes in my Shiny Veneer

A flor de piel shares a beautiful Nativity Scene created using nuts & cinnamon sticks

And now for something completely different... how about an Edible Nativity like this amazing Gingerbread Nativity created by AOK Corral

junk model nativity
I love Nurturestore's Junk Model Nativity - simple, frugal & fun!

Happy Hooligans shares a brilliant Nativity Sensory Tub - so much exploring & imaginative play just waiting to happen!

How perfect is this Nativity Dramatic Play Scene from Exploring the Outdoor Classroom?! Just brilliant!

I love this small world play stable & use of play figures from The Imagination Tree

Fab Mums homemade Nativity Play Scene is just perfect for exploring the whole Nativity story.

And finally here's our Nativity Tree.

Have you got a Nativity themed activity?  If you have, please leave a link below, I'd love to see them.


  1. What a lovely round up! Some great ideas in that collection. Thanks for including us!

  2. What a great variety. Your tree looks lovely.

  3. Thanks for a lovely round up, I love the cork figures and tissue box so creative. We've just made some pegs, felt and pipe cleaner nativity figures and they are getting played with lots at the moment:



  4. What a amazing ideas. You did a great job!! I love this tree~~:-)