Celebrating and retelling the story of the nativity is an important aspect of Christmas. As it can be somewhat difficult for children to understand, by engaging in hands-on nativity activities, kids can better make sense of it all. Plus, these are tons of fun!
23 Nativity Activities for Kids
Little Drummer Boy from Every Star is Different
Decorating a Nativity Tree from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Nativity Sensory Bin from Growing Hands on Kids
Nativity Small World Play Scene: Bethlehem from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Jelly Baby Jesus Cakes from The Mad House
Montessori Inspired Worship Space from Christian Montessori Network
Nativity Snack from True Aim Education
Montessori Nativity 3-Part Cards from Christian Montessori Network
Nativity Play Shepherd’s Costume from Jennifer’s Little World
Free Nativity Play Dough Printable for Christmas from Life Over C’s
Godly Play at Christmas from Living Montessori Now
Christmas Story Bracelet and Poems from Adventures in Mommydom
Goodnight, Manger: Nativity Story Activity for Preschoolers from Sunny Day Family
Stained Glass Nativity Christmas Ornament
Christ Centered Advent for Preschoolers from Tales of Beauty for Ashes
Story Sequencing- The Nativity from Rainy Day Mum
Birthday Party for Jesus from Spell Out Loud
Clothes Pin Nativity Set from All Play on Sunday
Nativity Scavenger Hunt from No Time for Flash Cards
DIY Recycled Nativity Scene from Little Worlds Big Adventures
Nativity Song and Puppet Show from Let’s Play Kids Music
Nativity Matching Game for Toddlers from Simple Fun for Kids
Nativity Preschool Printable Pack from Mary Martha Mama
And, don’t forget to check out these Nativity crafts, along with some great Christmas ideas for 1 and 2 year olds!
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